Category: Healthy Living

When Blue Light Exposure Hurts
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When Blue Light Exposure Hurts

From smartphones, to computers, laptops, and tablets, we are all accustomed to using digital screens for work, for play, and everything in between. But the constant glare from screens or monitors can lead to headaches, blurred vision, tired eyes, or poor sleep patterns—even eye damage or other health concerns. Digital screens are not going away...

6 Ways a Hobby Can Boost Your Health
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6 Ways a Hobby Can Boost Your Health

You have probably heard the saying “Get a hobby” in a negative tone, but it’s also good health advice. Here are six ways that pursuing a favorite pastime can deliver health benefits. 1. Reduce Stress – When you’re absorbed in a hobby, the other cares and stresses of life fall away. In addition, hobbies like...

Kick-Off Summer Vacation with the GRHS Virtual Scrub Run / Walk / Bike / Hike
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Kick-Off Summer Vacation with the GRHS Virtual Scrub Run / Walk / Bike / Hike

With the CDC’s recommendation to maintain physical distancing, individuals and families are still encouraged to keep moving through COVID-19. The 6th Annual GRHS 5K Scrub Run/Walk, scheduled for Saturday, June 13, 2020, will “run” a little different this year. The event will be held virtually, and not as a large group.  The rules of the...

Is Your Shoulder Ready For Summer’s (Social Distance) Activities?
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Is Your Shoulder Ready For Summer’s (Social Distance) Activities?

By Michelle Linz, Occupational Therapy Spring is a time when golfing and fishing are a few activities that people can get out and enjoy again, but they may cause irritation or pain in the shoulder joint. Did you know that Occupational Therapists (OTs) work with a variety of issues and diagnoses involving the shoulder joint?...

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