Health & Wellness
Staying Healthy at Work: 4 Steps to Improve Your Health & Wellness
Posted in Health & Wellness on June 6, 2016
Many businesses have health and wellness programs in place to encourage their employees to lead healthy lifestyles. However, even those who eat a balanced diet and exercise regularly can be at risk of developing health issues related to the workplace. Below are habits you should break and suggestions for staying healthy at work. Tips...
Stress Awareness: 5 Ways to Unwind in Ohio in April
Posted in Community Outreach, Health & Wellness on April 7, 2015
[caption id="attachment_3582" align="alignright" width="217"] April is Stress Awareness Month[/caption] April is National Stress Awareness Month. Stress doesn’t just afflict your mind; it can also affect you on a cellular level. In fact, long-term stress can lead to a wide range of illnesses – from headaches to stomach disorders to depression – and can even...
Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Diabetes
Posted in Health & Wellness on September 17, 2014
A new study indicates that using artificial sweeteners may actually raise blood sugar levels, increasing the risk of developing type 2 diabetes. Researchers in Israel have discovered that zero calorie sweeteners can affect the composition of intestinal microbes called “gut bacteria,” which can alter blood glucose levels. The study, published in the journal of...
Ride Your Bike to Work Day
Posted in Health & Wellness on May 13, 2014
Who doesn’t want to look better, feel better and save money? One simple decision can help you achieve all three: bike to work. To promote bicycle commuting, hundreds of communities throughout the nation are hosting Bike to Work Week and Bike to Work Day events in May. Bike to Work Week is a voluntary...
Tackle the Tower Stair Climb Race & Walk
Posted in Community Outreach, Health & Wellness on January 8, 2014
The newly formed Health and Wellness Committee at Elk & Elk invites you to join us and register for the 12th annual Tackle the Tower Stair Climb to benefit the Ronald McDonald House of Cleveland on Saturday, February 8, 2014. Participants will climb 37 flights of stairs at the Tower at Erieview, located in the...