Entries by Jay Wojcik

Five ways to manage arthritis

Arthritis is a painful problem that can interfere with your ability to do the things you enjoy.But you can take steps to manage arthritis by protecting your joints, reducing discomfort, and improving mobility. Harvard Medical School offers these five suggestions to help with arthritis: • Keep moving. Avoid holding one position for too long. When […]

HPV is more common in men than you think!

College of DuPage Nursing Stuent Mark Davis shared that Human Papillomavirus, also known as HPV, is the most commonly spread sexually transmitted disease in the US. A large majority of sexually active adults will get the virus at some point in their life. Many don’t show any symptoms and are unaware that they are even […]

“Food for Thought”

College of DuPage Nursing student Bertie Schlossberg asks, “Do you or someone you know have a food allergy or intolerance?” If you answered yes, you might want to keep reading. Per the Food and Allergy Research and Education network (FARE), 1 in every 13 children in the USA underage 18 have food allergies. Although less common […]

Gummy Vitamins or Gummy Bears?

College of Dupage Nursing student Taylor Godbey  discovered that “Each American spends about $100 dollars a year for pills that are often of questionable value” according to Jane E. Brody of The New York Times. When you are sick and go to the doctor, you don’t question whether what they’re giving you is actually going to […]

Today’s The Day! Come To The Fair

The Healthy Lombard Foundation invites all members of the greater Lombard community to attend The Seventh Annual Fitness February Fair TODAY, February 25, 2017, from 10 AM – 1:30 PM, at the Yorktown Center Mall, Lombard, IL. This year the Fair will be located in the Lower Level Area of the mall near Home Goods […]

When you eat and how frequently may benefit heart health

What times someone eats during the day and how frequently may play a role in having a healthy weight and heart.According to an American Heart Association scientific statement published Wednesday, eating breakfast, avoiding late-night eating and mindful meal-planning are associated with a lower risk of heart disease, blood vessel diseases and stroke. However, current research […]

What a Fabulous Line-Up of Fun

The Healthy Lombard February Fitness Fair has something for everyone.  There will be 35 exhibitors with fantastic ideas on how to help folks begin and continue a healthy lifestyle.  And that’s not all.  Visitors can also “sample” different ways to get moving with a fabulous selection of stage performances.  Come early and see them all. […]

Have You Seen The Sign?

  In case you were waiting for “a sign,”  Yorktown Center now has it up on their outside electronic baird. But all kidding aside, the Healthy Lombard Foundation hopes everyone in the area is planning to attend our February Fitness Fair on Saturday, February 25th.  We have 35 exhibitors, a FREE raffle that you can […]

5 Habits of Happy Relationships

Dr. Colleen M. Fairbanks, Licensed Clinical Psychologist Specializing in Health and Wellness located at 9 North Main Street, Suite 11 in Lombard Illinois 60148 recently shared in a Lombard Town Center Newsletter the following very helpful information. Relationships are a crucial part of who we are and something that most people need in order to feel […]

Meditation for Better Health

College of DuPage Nursing student Joan Jones shared that according to Richard Miller, PhD in “Let Joy In”, the ways in finding joy can be as simple as accepting and welcoming feelings in. It can’t always be as easy as it sounds, but through this article, meditation and yoga can be a vital tool in allowing […]