• Healthy Lifestyle

    Stand up for your health

    11/27/2018

    It sounds counterintuitive, but regular exercise does not protect you from the hazards of prolonged sitting. Even if you go to the gym several times a week and are fit, it is not enough, according to James A. Levine, MD, author of Get Up!: Why Your Chair is Killing You and What You Can Do About It.
     

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    How to Get Ready for Flu Season

    10/31/2018

    Autumn is officially upon us –– and with it, the inevitable cold and flu season. At a recent lecture in our Thrive series, Goshen Health’s Sonam Desai, a Naturopathic Doctor, spoke about both the natural and medical ways we can stave off sickness (and treat it if it occurs) during flu season. 

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    One woman gives up her opioids

    9/25/2018

    In the 1990s, Fannie Miller went to the Mayo Clinic because of the pain in her lower back. There she found out her spine was full of arthritis. They predicted she would be in a wheelchair in 10 years.

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    Happier and healthier than ever before

    8/22/2018

    Amber Stroud didn’t have a serious health condition like diabetes yet. But her numbers kept nudging higher. If she didn’t do something, she knew her health would deteriorate.

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    Put the spring back into your step this April

    4/20/2018

    “For the diabetic patient especially, spring is such an important time of year,” says Robyn Radford, Director of Goshen Wound Center. “The weather is getting nice, people are putting away the boots and pulling out the sandals, or even going barefoot. For a diabetic patient, wearing sandals or going barefoot can have terrible consequences. These patients don’t have good sensation in their feet and might not even know they have been injured. Without knowing there is an injury to address, a diabetic wound can quickly go from minor to limb threatening in just a matter of days.”

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    What’s the difference between a headache and a migraine?

    1/18/2018

    If you suffer from any type of headache, your main goal may be simply to stop the pain. But knowing more about your headaches can help your healthcare provider treat you most effectively — and may help you prevent them.  

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    How to quit smoking in the new year

    12/19/2017

    The start of the new year is a great time to try to quit smoking. Even if you’ve tried before, this time could be the right time for you to succeed.

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    Three things increased stress can do to the body

    12/12/2017

    There’s no getting around it — life can be stressful. Whether you’re facing a long commute, an important interview or personal adversity, when stress kicks in, your body reacts. Your heart races, your breathing speeds up and your muscles get tense.

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    How the new Price Planner Tool can help you understand healthcare costs

    10/17/2017

    Determining healthcare costs can be confusing. Whether you’re trying to nail down pricing or make informed decisions about your care, the whole process can be overwhelming if you don't have help.

  • Healthy Lifestyle

    Six childhood illnesses adults can get, too

    10/10/2017

    A lot changes as we grow into adults, but a lot stays the same, too. If you thought you’d eventually outgrow your risk for certain “childhood” illness as you age, you might be surprised to learn that while some health conditions are more common in kids, adults aren’t totally immune. 

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