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Show Yourself Some Love This Valentine's Day
February is the month of love, and this year, the best gift of love you can give is a gift to yourself—good health. A little self-care goes a long way. It can lead to better physical, mental, and emotional health and improve your overall ...
Foods that Support a Healthy Immune System
Between the COVID-19 pandemic and cold/flu season, now is the time for your body’s defenses to be as strong as possible. To do so, you need to boost your immune system. A healthy immune system helps your body to combat invaders like bacteria or ...
Start the New Year Right with 5-2-1-0
Is your New Year’s resolution to get healthy in 2021? Research shows that large goals can be daunting, but smaller changes lead to lasting healthy habits. That’s why LiveWell Frederick’s 5-2-1-0 program is so effective. It’s ...
Your Health Maintenance Checklist
Are you ready to make 2021 your healthiest year yet? The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to make your health a priority. Part of a healthy lifestyle includes seeing your doctor for regular screenings. Even if you feel healthy, these ...
Make Healthier New Year's Resolutions This Year
Of all years to think about New Year’s resolutions, 2020 has many of us more than ready to plan for a healthy, happy fresh start in 2021. It’s a great time to look for hope and get excited about better days to come. Make the most of your ...
Cut Back on Sugar This Season
The holiday season is in full swing, which means the season of sweets, baked goods, and decadent side dishes is here, too. As delicious as these treats may be, it’s important to manage your sugar intake—during the holidays and ...
Protect Your Lungs, Protect Your Health
How can you protect yourself from respiratory infections before they become serious? Especially as we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic and enter the winter cold and flu season, it’s important to do everything you can to keep your lungs ...
Keeping Your Joints and Bones Healthy and Happy
No matter your age, it’s important to take good care of your bones and joints. Healthy joints allow you to walk, run, jump, play sports, and participate in other activities you love. Joints are the connections between bones that allow you to ...
Keep Your Heart Healthy
Heart disease is the leading cause of death for American men and women alike. Fortunately, there are steps you can take to reduce your risk of heart disease—but first, you should understand what causes heart disease and what your risks are. ...
Tips to Age Fabulously
It’s never too late to take good care of yourself. Caring for your body and mind is important at any age, and taking extra steps for a healthier you as you get older can improve your physical health, mental health, and general wellbeing. At ...
Student Health and Safety During COVID-19
After being out of the classroom since mid-March, students in Frederick County are preparing to ease into a virtual model of learning this fall. Even though local students won’t be back in their school’s hallways until at least October, ...
Improving and Maintaining Digestive Health
The digestive system is a wonder of human biology. It breaks down the nutrients you eat into parts small enough for your body to use for energy, growth, and cell repair. Since your body needs nutrients to work properly, a functioning digestive system ...
Eat Well, Live Well
If you’re looking for ways to make the best out of your extra time at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s never a better time to make healthier choices. Sure, it’s easy to get chips and other snacks delivered to your door, ...
10 Ways to Prevent Colorectal Cancer
Did you know colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer affecting both American men and women? Overall, it’s the No. 2 cancer killer in the U.S. Here in Frederick County, an estimated 92 people were diagnosed with colorectal ...
Rethink Your Drink
How well do you know 5-2-1-0? LiveWell Frederick’s 5-2-1-0 program promotes small, healthy changes to enhance health and wellness. Here’s how it works: 5: Eat 5 or more fruits and vegetables daily. 2: Limit screen time to 2 hours or less ...
Take the LiveWell Frederick Winter Challenge
One of the most common New Year’s resolutions is weight loss. While intentions are good, few of us have the discipline and knowledge to make lasting changes and set realistic goals or expectations when it comes to our health. Unfortunately, ...
12 Tips for Staying Healthy During Pregnancy
Eat this, but don’t eat that. Try this, but stay away from that. Expecting mothers encounter tons of advice on what to do and what not to do for a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. It may seem confusing or overwhelming at times, but the ...
Weight Management: Staying Active & Healthy
Approximately 93.3 million U.S. adults are affected by obesity —or about 39.8 percent of the population. In Maryland, it’s about 31.3 percent of adults. By 2030, recent reports project that half of all adults in the U.S. will be obese. ...
Learn Your Risk for Lung Cancer
Every day, about 200,000 people are diagnosed and 150,000 people die from lung cancer. It kills almost twice as many women as breast cancer. In fact, it’s been the #1 cancer killer of women since 1987. These statistics are scary, but many lung ...
Cold & Flu: Should They Stay, or Should They Go?
It’s here: cold and flu season. Like most parents, you’ve probably asked this question at least once lately: “Is my child too sick to go to school today?” School-age children average five to six colds a year. And children ...
Strokes: Fact or Fiction?
Strokes are the fifth-leading cause of death in the U.S—someone dies from a stroke every 40 seconds. In recognition of World Stroke Day on Oct. 29, we are sharing some of the myths about strokes and shining a light on the facts to help improve ...
Get to Know 5-2-1-0
Frederick Regional Health System is a proud partner of LiveWell Frederick. This partnership of businesses, faith-based groups, educators, community groups, and health organizations is dedicated to achieving long-term health improvement right here at ...
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