Stretch Yourself! (And Stave Off Low Back Pain)

If your back is aching, you might not think of your chair as the culprit. But sitting one for more than an hour at a time without stretching or taking a break can contribute to lower back pain. Fortunately, a simple daily program can go a long way toward decreasing pain and….read more >

Winter Workout: Strength-Building Moves You’ll Love

During the long winter, most of us would rather stay inside under layers of warm clothes than head to the gym. But the fact remains: continuing physical activity during the winter months is critical to maintaining a healthy body. Benefits: Beyond the obvious benefit… read more >

8 Ways to Keep the Flu at Bay

More than 60 million Americans get influenza (aka “the flu”) each year. But you don’t have to be one of them. As flu season approaches, take these common-sense precautions so you don’t get sidelined by the fever, body aches, cough, and congestion caused by… read more >

From Our Nutritionist: 5 Steps to Curb Cravings

Every January, my office is awash with some of the most phenomenal New Year’s resolutions. My patients come in all fired up to change their eating habits. With their voices full of determination, they swear they’ll never touch chocolate again; they vow to stop… read more >

Celebrate! You Might Get A Respite from Yearly Paps

It was that dreaded time of the year: Time for my annual exam with my gynecologist. No woman ever enjoys this day. But we do it. Like good soldiers, we march down to that office and do our preventive health care duty. So, imagine… read more >

Cold, Flu, and Sinus Symptoms: Do You Need an Appointment?

When colds, influenza, (‘the flu’), and sinus symptoms make their yearly rounds, one of the most common questions we hear is, “Do I need to come in for an appointment?” More often than not, you don’t. Usually your best course of action is to… read more >

Resolutions From One Medical

Making New Year’s resolutions is easy. Making new habits stick? Much harder. To offer you support and motivation, we asked our providers to share their healthy resolutions for 2011 as well as a plan for keeping up with them throughout the year. 1. Carrie… read more >