Health in Mount Laurel, NJ

Just 10 minutes of interacting with cats and dogs produced a significant reduction in students' cortisol, a major stress hormone.

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One occupational therapist shares their experience with helping clients aging in place.

Construction safety is incredibly important, especially during the summer months. It's your responsibility as an employer to keep your employees safe from the heat while they're on site.

Intermittent fasting is known to improve sensitivity to the blood glucose-lowering hormone insulin and to protect against fatty liver. Scientists have now discovered that mice on an intermittent fasting regimen also exhibited lower pancreatic fat.The researchers showed the mechanism by which pancreatic fat could contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes.

One of the areas of the IMW that we do a whole bunch of work and research has to deal with Metabolic Health. The powers that be recommendations for Optimal Metabolic Health have not worked. If you do not agree, then tell me why we have an ever growing percentage of people who are overweight, obese, pre-diabetic, diabetic, hypertensive, heart disease, and battling cancer than ever before??? All of these disease processes have a dysfunctional metabolic basis. My belief, backed up by 25+…

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At first glance a few key statistics related to water intake and composition are important to note: the human body contains roughly 11 gallons of water broken down into these fractional parts: blood is 85% water, muscle is 80% water, brain is 75% water and bones are 25% water
With the value and percentage of water making up nearly 66% of the human body it plays a tremendously important role in normal physiological function(s). This is largely why dehydration, when present, can lead…

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Learn how preventing malnutrition and dehydration impacts an individual’s current medical conditions, cognitive status, physical health and quality of life.

Protein - Multiple studies have shown that by adding 1 gram of protein for every kilogram of your body weight can help support the healing and repairing process. (2,5)
Creatine - Is used as an energy support. One study used to support the use of creatine for post traumatic brain injury demonstrated the following, “children and adults with traumatic brain injury (TBI), six months of creatine…

Distance and explosiveness are often the only ways teens know how to communicate when things get intense. Here’s the secret to communicating effectively.

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This document is one in a program produced under an OSHA grant by a consortium of the Laborers' Health and Safety Fund N.A, the International Union of Operating Engineers, the American Road and Transportation Builders Assn, and the National Asphalt Pavement Assn. All of the documents from this set that are on eLCOSH can be found by clicking on Job Site, Heavy construction, and scrolling to the Street & highway heading. Or to download a complete version of the computerized program, go to…

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EVESHAM >> Samaritan Healthcare & Hospice recently honored Chief Operating Officer Margie Ivins, MS, BSN, RN, for 20 years of service to the not-for-profit hospice and palliative care organization.