Have you ever found yourself scrolling through social media unable to escape the negativity? You may be the victim of a phenomenon that is known as “doomscrolling” or “doomsurfing”. From the COVID-19 pandemic to the war in Ukraine, mass shootings, and widespread wildfires, there certainly hasn’t been any sort of shortage of concerning global and … More What Is Doomscrolling and What Is It Doing to Your Health?
After dealing with the Covid-19 pandemic for the past several years, many of us are tired of dealing with lockdowns and hearing the word “pandemic”. However, cases of the monkeypox virus have seen a dramatic increase around the globe so far this year. Until recently the virus has been limited primarily to Central and Western … More As Monkeypox Cases Begin to Rise, Here’s What You Need to Know About the Virus
The summer season is the perfect time to take advantage of warm temperatures and sunshine by hitting your local area hiking trails and nature preserves. Unfortunately, the warm temperatures that come with the summer season also bring out all of those pesky insects which means higher risk for insect-borne diseases such as Lyme disease. According … More Recent Spike in Lyme Disease Cases: How to Still Enjoy The Outdoors
The Summer season is a time for fun, sunshine, and good times with family and friends. Whether you enjoy swimming at the pool or beach, grilling your favorite foods, or reenacting the scene from Baywatch (you know the one), summertime is undeniably a favorite for most people. Unfortunately, your summer may be less enjoyable and … More Ready to Have Some Fun in the Sun? Follow These Tips for a Healthy and Enjoyable Summer!
National Alcohol Awareness Month is a health awareness campaign that takes places every April with the goal of raising awareness for communities and to help understand the causes and treatment available for one of the nation’s biggest health issues. Among these goals, the initiative also aims to reduce the social stigma associated with alcoholism and … More Learn What You Can Do About Substance Abuse This Alcohol Awareness Month
Cervical cancer will effect roughly 1 in 125 American women in their lifetime. It is most commonly diagnosed in women between the ages of 35 and 44 with the average age of diagnosis being 50. However, although rare, women younger than 20 can develop cancer in their cervix as well. In fact, according to the … More Know the Warning Signs and Best Prevention Methods for Cervical Cancer
The month of February is American Heart month, a time when all people can focus on assessing their heart health and improving their lifestyle choices to help reduce their risk of developing heart disease. Sudden death due to heart attack or stoke are two of the most common causes of death in the United States … More How To Spot The Warning Signs of Heart Attack and Stroke
The debate between morning and evening workout sessions and their claimed benefits has gone on for quite some time now. Some fitness enthusiasts and experts claim exercising in the early morning is the most optimal time. Others claim evening or late-night gym sessions are the most ideal for muscle gain and fat loss. Regardless of … More Settling The Debate: AM vs. PM Workouts, Which One is More Beneficial?
As we all know, the holiday season can be a very stressful time of the year. Despite all the fun activities and cheer associated with the holidays, the majority of Americans feel overwhelmed and stressed out during the holiday season. In fact, in a study conducted by the American Psychological Association nearly a quarter of … More The Holiday Season Can Be Stressful But It Doesn’t Have To Be That Way!
The holiday season, for many around the country, brings with it delicious food, fun activities, and good memories with family. From Halloween to New Years Eve, there is always a lot of reason to celebrate around this time of year and indulge in a vast array of waistline expanding foods or sugary treats. Unfortunately, those … More Trying To Eat Healthier This Holiday Season? AMSCO Has You Covered