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Expert: Limit photo-taking pressures on the first day of school

Expert: Limit photo-taking pressures on the first day of school

Expert: Limit photo-taking pressures on the first day of school Having to take the "perfect photo" can add unnecessary stress to the first day of school. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - Chances are your Facebook and Instagram feeds have been filled with darling images of kiddos...

How to handle back-to-school stress

How to handle back-to-school stress

If getting the kids ready for back-to-school has you a little on edge, not to worry! 13 is On Your Side with some tips that can help. GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. - If getting the kids ready for back-to-school has you a little on edge, not to worry! 13 is On Your Side with...

Cravings

Cravings

Did the photo of donuts make you immediately salivate? Maybe it’s not sweets that do it for you, but some salty chips. Here are some of the reasons behind why we get cravings and how to beat the urge. Why do we have cravings? There is a myth that when we...

Wellness Lowers Medical Claims

Wellness Lowers Medical Claims

NEW RESEARCH – Medical Claims Drop with Consistent Participation in a  Worksite Wellness Program A new study from the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine supports the benefits of implementing a wellness program.  This study observed the...

Breathe Easy

Breathe Easy

August is respiratory awareness month which means it’s the season to focus on breathing. Chronic lower respiratory diseases (CLRD), which includes COPD, emphysema, and asthma, is more common than you may think. In fact, it ranks as the third leading cause...

Take the Lunch Break

Take the Lunch Break

TAKE THE LUNCH BREAK What does your lunch break typically look like? If you’re someone who skips lunch, rushes through it, or mindlessly eats while still working, you may be surprised to hear what research has to say about it. Tork is an Essity brand which...

Tips for maintaining a healthy work-life balance

Tips for maintaining a healthy work-life balance

"All work and no play" can make for a pretty boring life -- it can also affect your overall well being. But sometimes maintaining a healthy work-life balance is just plain hard to do. "All work and no play" can make for a pretty boring life -- it can also affect your...

Survival Skills

Survival Skills

SURVIVAL SKILLS When you think of survival skills, what comes to mind? Some basic survival skills include things like building shelter, gathering food and water, and adjusting to changing climates. But did any of you think about attitude? Yes – that’s...

The Link Between Weight & Cancer

The Link Between Weight & Cancer

The World Cancer Research Fund recently published a report that linked 12 types of cancers to being overweight. And you’ve probably heard the phrase “obesity epidemic” – because as of 2016, an estimated 1.97 billion adults worldwide were considered...

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