Don’t ban bread: Opt for smarter choices to stay healthy

Sourdough, what, whole grain ... January typically sees Americans swearing off something for the sake of better health or a lower number on the scale. The villain changes from year to year, from fat to fruit to carbs. When it comes to carbs, the target is frequently bread, that staple of the [...]

By |2022-01-19T15:59:16-08:00January 20th, 2022|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Don’t ban bread: Opt for smarter choices to stay healthy

5 key facts about ringing in the ears people should know

Do you have ear ringing and aren't sure what it is? Also known as tinnitus, ringing in the ears is experienced by most people at some point in their lifetimes. More than 50 million Americans experience some form of tinnitus and about 20 million experience chronic tinnitus. While the ringing [...]

By |2022-01-12T11:42:50-08:00January 13th, 2022|Lifestyle|Comments Off on 5 key facts about ringing in the ears people should know

‘Safe Travels Hawaii Program’ changes now in effect

Headed to sand and surf in Hawaii? The State of Hawaii has made adjustments to the 'Safe Travels Hawaii' Program's entry requirements relating to COVID-19. The following information details changes to the 'Safe Travels Hawaii' Quarantine and the 'Safe Travels Hawaii' Health Questionnaire. 'Safe Travels' Quarantine Changes Starting Jan. 3, the [...]

By |2022-01-05T22:22:34-08:00January 6th, 2022|Lifestyle|Comments Off on ‘Safe Travels Hawaii Program’ changes now in effect

Survey results reveal how to make New Year’s resolutions stick

Stop smoking, eat less, cut out sweets and get a better job. All New Year's resolutions are made every year and typically broken shortly after. Yes, each year, nearly 80% of New Year's resolutions fail. Many resolutions are forgotten by mid-February because they lack specificity, are unrealistic, or the person lacks the [...]

By |2021-12-29T16:46:07-08:00December 30th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Survey results reveal how to make New Year’s resolutions stick

Ho Ho (Oh No!) 2021’s hardest holiday conversation: COVID testing

According to new research from Rapid Test & Trace USA, only 26.4% of Americans plan to ask family and friends to get a COVID test to ensure safety before holiday visits. Even more shockingly, 9.1% of Americans say 'they could never ask them to get a COVID test,' and 8.0% say 'they'd like to ask them, but can't.' [...]

By |2021-12-08T13:44:27-08:00December 9th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Ho Ho (Oh No!) 2021’s hardest holiday conversation: COVID testing

Emergency physicians suggest tips to protect holiday travelers

The busiest travel days of the year are approaching, and the American College of Emergency Physicians is urging anyone visiting family or friends during the holiday season to take all available steps to avoid getting sick with COVID-19 or the seasonal flu. "Many people are excited about their first chance [...]

By |2021-11-17T14:09:46-08:00November 18th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Emergency physicians suggest tips to protect holiday travelers

Hawaii aligns with federal international travel requirements

If Hawaii is where you want to vacation, you're in luck. The State of Hawaii will welcome international travelers under the new federal requirements starting next Monday, Nov. 8. Direct International Travel to Hawaii Starting Nov. 8 NON-U.S. citizens traveling directly to Hawaii from an international destination must present BOTH vaccination records AND a negative COVID-19 [...]

By |2021-11-03T11:36:13-08:00November 4th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Hawaii aligns with federal international travel requirements

Encouraging safe behaviors to avoid an emergency during Halloween

Halloween can be a lot of fun, but it is also a busy night for many emergency physicians. The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) offers suggestions to help make sure that Halloween scares don't include a trip to the emergency department this year. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) [...]

By |2021-10-27T12:02:21-08:00October 28th, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on Encouraging safe behaviors to avoid an emergency during Halloween

With a pumpkin shortage looming, carve a Halloween pineapple instead

From toiletries to toys and even pumpkins the U.S. supply chain backlog continues to be a problem for shoppers. There is no doubt the holidays will be affected including Halloween and in the face of a possible pumpkin shortage and soaring pumpkin prices, Dole Food Co. Inc. is encouraging Halloween [...]

By |2021-10-20T11:20:30-08:00October 21st, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on With a pumpkin shortage looming, carve a Halloween pineapple instead

US travel reaches all-time high amid rise in COVID variants

A spike in US travel has coincided with rapidly spreading coronavirus variants. Pent-up demand for travel - combined with rescheduled trips and historically busy summer months - led to the highest number of American travelers in recent history. Travel insurance comparison site, squaremouth.com, reported record sales in August, with an [...]

By |2021-09-22T17:15:19-08:00September 23rd, 2021|Lifestyle|Comments Off on US travel reaches all-time high amid rise in COVID variants

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