Men’s Health June

June – Men’s Health Month

With each month comes a new focus. This month is all about men and the different services/check ups that men need to know about to live a long and healthy life. Even though we are specifically catering to men, these tips could help many others. Here’s to healthy, happy lives!

The Missing Ingredient in your Diet



A Healthy You!

We are starting a new daily segment with tips on how to get healthier in little ways as well as including any upcoming wellness events! Today’s is about keeping a positive outlook.


quote1If you find it difficult to be optimistic, here is a great resource to help:

Biggest Loser kickoff with a walk in the park

  • May 14, 2015 (Thursday)
  • 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM
  • Location: Smith Park

Come enjoy co-workers and friends and walk a lap or two around the park. Fruit, vegetables, and water will be provided.


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Sneezing, Wheezing, and Coughing (Oh My)

As many of you have noticed with itchy eyes, runny noses, and sneezing bouts, it is pollen season. Hay fever and asthma tend to strike an estimated 60 million people each year. Since there are no cures for this dreaded annoyance, the best thing to do is manage the symptoms. Below are three natural ways to keep the sniffles at bay. Besides seeing your doctor, there are some things you can do to help your allergies.


There_s_Nothing_Diet_About_Diet_SodaEat Right and Keep Hydrated

Suffering from allergies takes a toll on your immune system. Combat this stress and lessen your reaction by treating your body right with a good diet and plenty of water. Any extra water will help the nose clear out allergens.


netipotUse a Neti Pot

Clearing out the nose in this strange but useful fashion can only help your symptoms. Any sort of saline rinse will do for a good cleaning experience.


applecidervinegarTry Apple Cider Vinegar

Many people swear by this particular solution for many different symptoms. In theory, it is believed to lower mucus production and help clear out the lymphatic system. In any case, quite a few people have witnessed results.


Whatever you decide to do, be sure to keep an eye out for air quality and pollen count. These stats are usually provided with most weather reports online and can only help you prepare for the day. Good resources are,, and

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Pulse Video Podcast 1: Hospital Week

Madison Memorial Hospital CEO in DC Helping Legislation

Rachel Gonzales talks about the upcoming changes for healthcare and her gratitude towards the employees of Madison Memorial in reference to Hospital week in The Pulse’s first ever podcast.


Night Crew Employees Only

You will receive a free meal tonight for hospital week. This includes a hamburger or a hot dog, chips, and a can of pop.

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