Better Health is presenting their 20th Report to the Community at The City Club of Cleveland on February 21st from 9:15 – 11:30 a.m. The event will spotlight information on greater than 280,000 patients seen by 844 suppliers in eighty practices within 9 health programs. Clint Koenig, MD, MA, MSPH, the newly-appointed Medical Director for the Ohio Department of Health shall be a featured speaker together with his presentation Aligning Plans for Population Health Improvment. In addition we will probably be recognizing our Gold Star practices for 2016- 2017.

In the best hands (a reflexologist’s, to be exact), a foot rub can really help heal quite a lot of stress disorders, from migraines to again ache, research shows. Rub underneath the bottom of the toes to calm the pinnacle, the ball of the foot to calm down the chest, and the center of the foot to soothe the belly space, …

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Seniors make up a growing portion of the population in the U.S., and many express a desire to stay in their homes as they get older. 

Technology can help them thrive as they age, said panelists at CES 2023 on Thursday. But the digital health market needs to consider accessibility and usability to ensure those devices can make a difference.

“Seniors are more mobile, they’re more active in their lives. So mobile PERS [personal emergency response systems] versus just a panic button at home becomes really essential,” said Yaniv Amir, president of Essence USA, which offers security and remote care technology. “The other trend, like any other age group, is wearables. So you can see people are looking for wearables that can give them wellness with the panic button solutions.”

But devices like the Apple Watch or Fitbit trackers aren’t just targeted toward seniors, and that’s an important distinction, said

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Happy people jogging on treadmills in a health clubWhen you look around at why so many people are out of shape and unhealthy these days, it’s not because they don’t know the importance of physical fitness. Of course they do, and of course they know that working out would fix many of their issues. The problem is they have no motivation to work out.

The most important part of working out isn’t the specific program you follow (or don’t). It’s not what leg exercises you do. It’s not whether you train with free weights, machines, or bodyweight. It’s not deciding between cardio, weight lifting, cycling, or running. It’s actually getting into the gym and doing the workout. The most important part of the workout question is being motivated to actually work out.

Because the best workout is the one you’ll do consistently. You can have all the knowledge in the world, access to all the best equipment, take

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New Year’s resolutions have become a bit of a joke.

Folks in the health and fitness industry get frustrated with clients desperate to shed holiday weight gain, only to ghost them in February.

Gym goers feel annoyed when their normal routine is interrupted by the January rush. (C’mon, line-ups for the squat rack?!)

And then there’s the media, reminding us every year that New Year’s resolutions are a one-way ticket to Failure Town.

But turns out, this isn’t necessarily true.

There’s something called the “fresh start effect,” and it’s real.

Research shows the fresh start effect can help clients:

  • Take a chance to try again at something they’ve nearly given up on
  • Renew their interest when they get bored
  • Move forward with more confidence and motivation than before

In this article, we’ll show you why the fresh start effect works. Plus, we’ll provide five simple methods you can use with

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College is widely considered to be one of the best eras in a person’s life. You’re meeting new people, learning new things and becoming a fresh, exciting version of yourself. It’s important to be prepared, and we’re not just talking books and dorm décor.

It may not be as fun to think about, but health insurance is an important part of taking care of yourself as a student. But where can you find a good plan, what should you look for, and how much will it cost? Here’s what you need to know.

Do college students need health insurance?

Many colleges require that students have health insurance. And it makes sense, right? That’s a lot of people in one place, especially for students who live on campus. This level of proximity makes it easier for germs to spread – especially respiratory illnesses like the flu. If you were to get

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