Soap Box

Angie SzumlinskiNews

A study published in Medicine & Science in Sports and Exercise found that our bodies are suffering in part due to our work lifestyles. We all tend to sit for long periods of time in front of our computers, what would we do without them? However, this prolonged sitting does have a negative impact on our overall health. Some of …

DASH Diet

Angie SzumlinskiHealth

Post-pandemic, everyone is dieting; we hear things like “I caught the 19,” meaning pounds not the virus! Yes, as we hunkered down and tried to stay sane, many of us turned to comfort foods, good wine, pizza, and anything that could be delivered to our doorsteps. Now we face the challenge of reintroducing healthy eating to our lifestyles. You may …

Consequences of Lack of Sleep

Angie SzumlinskiHealth, Studies

Many of us suffer from insomnia on the best of days but with the pandemic, many suffer from COVID sleep deprivation. You know that feeling, you lay in bed and your mind is racing a thousand miles an hour, doom is hovering overhead right? Well if this describes you, you will be unhappy to know that most humans spend one-third …

Parkinson’s and Physical Activity

Angie SzumlinskiNews, Studies

It is no surprise to most of us that physical activity has long-lasting, positive effects on the human body. But a recent study published in the Journal of Parkinson’s Disease reaffirmed this long-standing belief. The study evaluated long-distance skiers and found that although their brains may have degenerative changes associated with Parkinson’s disease, they didn’t experience the physical symptoms usually …

Elder Abuse and Neglect will not be Tolerated by the Department of Health and Human Services

Angie SzumlinskiNews

PUBLIC ALERT ON PATIENT ABUSE IN SKILLED NURSING FACILITIES NATIONWIDE (Washington D.C., Monday, August 28, 2017) – The Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General is issuing an alert ahead of its report on quality of care concerns in skilled nursing facilities nationwide. Due to the importance and urgency of the preliminary findings, OIG is alerting citizens …