• Fitness and Exercise

    Can exercise help prevent back pain

    3/2/2016

    Maintain a healthy weight. Extra weight adds stress to your body, especially your back, which is a precursor to injury. Losing excess weight can help eliminate existing back pain and prevent future pain.

  • Healthy Eating

    Get more iron in your diet with these foods

    3/4/2016

    Are you getting enough iron in your diet? Iron is a powerful mineral that keeps your skin, hair and nails healthy, produces red blood cells and improves a number of important bodily functions. However, despite its importance, more than 3 million Americans suffer from an iron deficiency.  Iron deficiency is the most common nutritional deficiency, especially among children and pregnant women. Ultimately, it can lead to iron deficiency anemia, decreased immunity to illnesses and infections and even premature delivery in pregnant women.
     

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    Which is more important for weight loss: exercise or nutrition?

    3/7/2016

    Trying to lose weight can feel like an uphill battle. While there’s simply no quick fix for weight loss, you can maximize your weight loss efforts with the right balance of nutrition and exercise. Both are important for weight loss, but which is more important: nutrition or exercise?

  • Healthy Eating

    Key Ingredient: Pomegranate

    3/9/2016

    Pomegranates are an often-overlooked fruit, likely because eating a pomegranate requires some meticulous work. But the health benefits of the pomegranate are too great to be ignored.

  • Fitness and Exercise

    How to prevent running injuries

    3/11/2016

    Running is one of the most popular leisure sports in the world, and the popularity of the sport continues to rise. According to Running USA, the number of runners who have competed in at least one running event rose from 4.7 million in 1990 to more than 19 million in 2013.

  • Cancer Care

    Is it safe to exercise during cancer treatment?

    3/14/2016

    If you’ve recently been diagnosed with cancer or are undergoing cancer treatment, it’s important to know the safest and most effective ways to care for your physical health. Historically, healthcare providers have recommended that patients with cancer rest and take a break from physical activity. This is still a valid recommendation if it hurts to move, or if physical activity causes rapid heart rate or shortness of breath.

  • Healthy Eating

    Why add probiotics to your diet

    3/16/2016

    Did you know that your digestive tract is the second-largest part of your neurological system? In fact, it's often called the "second brain." Your digestive health affects every biological system in your body, so it's crucial to take good care of it. One great way to start is to consume the right amount of probiotics, which are essential for digestive health.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Should you visit an urgent care clinic or the emergency room?

    3/1/2016

    Minor illnesses and injuries don't usually feel minor. Quick, convenient access to an urgent care facility can make all the difference in the diagnosis and treatment of whatever ails you. That's why we're proud to announce the opening of our urgent care facility and family medicine clinic, where you and your family can receive medical attention for everything from the sniffles to sprained ankles. Goshen Health Physicians Family Medicine and Urgent Care is open for extended hours to provide people of all ages with immediate, professional care when they need it most.

  • Fitness and Exercise

    How much exercise is safe for pregnant women

    3/18/2016

    Regular exercise is important in every phase of life, and pregnancy is no exception. Whether you’re maintaining a pre-pregnancy routine or just getting started with exercise, it’s important to understand the benefits, risks and limitations of exercising while pregnant.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Should you be taking antibiotics?

    3/21/2016

    Drug-resistant bacteria are on the rise, largely due to inappropriate or unnecessary use of antibiotics for respiratory infections. To combat the spread of antibiotic resistant infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American College of Physicians have issued new guidelines regarding antibiotics.

  • Fitness and Exercise

    The 10 best foods for joint health

    3/25/2016

    Joint pain can be caused by any number of conditions or injuries. Joint disorders, such as rheumatoid arthritis, are often characterized by inflammation and immune reactions that cause swelling, pain and deformity in the joints.

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