2019 is an interesting year for fitness trends, because it is trendy just to be fit. There’s a growing pattern of inclusion and accessibility in popular exercise activities, meaning that it’s the time for anyone and everyone to participate.
While you may not have been quick to embrace a dollop of butter in your coffee, you might find that these healthy boosts to your morning java are just what you need to start your day.
Follow these five self-care tips to get through the holiday season with your physical health and, perhaps more importantly, your mental health intact.
Even if you hit the gym every day, a quick stair climb might leave you feeling winded. So, it’s not too surprising that stair climbing has proven to be a reliable test for your risk of death from cardiovascular disease and cancer.
Get back to eating healthier this winter while getting a huge nutritional boost by eating these root veggies, all healthier alternatives to potatoes!
A new study by the Integrated Benefits Institute revealed that unhealthy employees are costing businesses 1.4 billion days of missed work and $530 billion in lost productivity each year.
Feeling the burn from that killer workout? Your first thought may be to reach for Ibuprofen or another over-the-counter painkiller, but here’s why that may not be the best solution…
Nobody wants to have to say no to all their favorite dishes at the Thanksgiving table. So how can you manage the day without compromising all indulgence? The answer is through mindfulness.
Many people are familiar with Alzheimer’s disease, because they’ve had the devastating experience of seeing a loved one struggle with it. However, even those who’ve encountered Alzheimer’s may not fully understand what it is, how it affects the brain, or even how it develops in the first place.
The stigma of mental health treatment runs deep. Employers should be leading the charge in breaking it, as it keeps employees from being their best, both at home and at work. As it has long been proven, simply offering mental health benefits isn’t enough...
Talk therapy can have far reaching benefits for your mental and physical health, but it's only effective if there's a solid foundation with a positive relationship between you and your therapist. Here are six things to consider when evaluating your therapist...
While blood pressure, cholesterol, and A1C are all important numbers, your resting heart rate (RHR) isn’t one that should be left out, since it can tell you more than you might realize...
Many comfort foods have the exact ingredients that you should avoid when you’re feeling ill—ones that will slow down your immune system and make you feel sick longer. Take a look at what not to eat when you’re feeling sick...
MeMD President and CFO Glenn Dean discusses how technology has affected the spectrum of care delivery in October's issue of In Business. Noting that technology like telehealth has helped medical professionals better detect, diagnose and treat disease, while improving access to care.
When you want to learn a new skill or study for a test, you probably rely on the old methodology of practice makes perfect. But, while practice doesn’t hurt, you need to think about how you follow-up those practice or study sessions to make the new information stick. Recent research has indicated that what you […]
Binge eating is a frequently overlooked eating disorder in the United States, and, unfortunately, it is also one of the most common. Binge eating disorder, or BED, is characterized by sessions of eating large amounts of food in the absence of hunger, often within an isolated environment. With frequent episodes of extreme overeating, individuals with […]
Fall is arriving, which means it’s time to open our hearts to pumpkin spice lattes and pull our favorite sweaters out of the closet. It’s also the perfect time to highlight one of the most common causes of emergency room visits throughout any season—falls around the house. Tripping and falling may seem like no big […]
Residents of North Carolina and South Carolina Displaced by the Storm Can Call National Telehealth Provider MeMD, Toll-Free, to Receive Medical Care for Non-Life-Threatening Illnesses and Injuries SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (Sept. 17, 2018) – In an effort to provide assistance and relief to individuals and families displaced by Hurricane Florence, national telehealth provider MeMD
Intermittent fasting is probably a trend you’ve overheard coworkers talking up around the office, and naturally you are left to wonder: Is it an effective weight loss method or just another unhealthy fad?
While most Instagram accounts would have you believe that the gym is a haven for attractive people and sweat-free workouts, it’s actually a frightening place for your immune system if you’re not careful and cautious. Here’s how to make the gym more of your Instagram fantasy and less of a bacterial wasteland...