Health

Back to School: Powering Your Brain

School is in full swing, and amidst the busyness this season can sometimes bring, it is a good reminder of new beginnings and opportunities for positive change. Many of us have been affected by the new school year and have made adjustments to our routines: teachers...

Back to School: Getting ACTIVE

GUIDE is in the middle of a mini-series of blogs around maintaining health and wellness during the back-to-school season. We recognize this as a time that can be stressful and chaotic, though also a great time for mindfulness around our health as we establish new...

Back to School: Remembering to Eat Well

It’s that time of year again! A new year has begun, which means new routines are being established. Along with the fresh start and excitement of a new season comes waking up earlier, rushing to prepare for the day and feeling stressed about balancing all of the day’s...

Marijuana and Teens

Contributed by DaShe’ Frieson-McMillian, MPH, CTTS After many years of public health education concerning the dangers of cigarette use, teenagers’ cigarette smoking is declining, but their marijuana usage has not changed much. Marijuana is one of the most common...

The Power of Family Mealtimes

Contributed by Wendy Palmer, MS, RD, LD, CHES It seems like such a simple part of life, but it’s one that many families are not prioritizing: family mealtimes. Many of us are overbooked, overscheduled and find it hard to fit in a time where the whole family can sit...