Entries by Juanita

The Benefits of Black Tea

Black tea is one of the most regularly consumed drinks and yet, many people don’t know all that much about it. Black tea has a long and storied history dating almost three thousand years ago. During this period, it became a worldwide phenomenon. This bold tea consists of various types, each boasting unique and subtle […]

Mindful Stress Management and Practical Tips for Staying Grounded

The Obesity Action Coalition (OAC) shared that if you’re feeling stress during the Coronavirus pandemic, you’re not alone. During these uncertain times, it’s normal if you’re feeling anxious, scared or overwhelmed. However, the OAC also understands that stress has a significant impact on weight management. You might be feeling the domino effect of stress on […]


Erik Scheifele, DMD, the Division Chief of Oral Health at Children’s National asks in the Rise and Shine Newsletter “Did you know that early childhood caries (tooth decay or a cavity) is the number one chronic disease affecting young children?” In fact, early childhood caries is five times more common than asthma and twenty times […]

Hearing Loss: A Common Problem for Older Adults

The National Institute on Aging shared that hearing loss is a common problem caused by noise, aging, disease, and heredity. People with hearing loss may find it hard to have conversations with friends and family. They may also have trouble understanding a doctor’s advice, responding to warnings, and hearing doorbells and alarms. Approximately one in three […]

Obesity Awareness Week Was a Success!

  Kelly Murillo, the Marketing Manager for OAW sent a note to Healthy Lombard thanking us for supporting Obesity Care Week 2020. They also expressed their appreciation for sharing their information on our social media posts and overall communication efforts that helped raise awareness about this important week.  The flyer below summarizes the amazing support […]