Be Healthy! Be Happy! News

Health Information that Matters:
Be Healthy! Be Happy! News

Be Healthy! Be Happy! News regularly publishes relevant health information in blog and YouTube formats. We aim to positively transform your health – and happiness. So, stay tuned and up to date. Subscribe now to receive just-in-time health and well-being news.

How can I prevent my cold?

Dr. Jim recommends three tried and true strategies to prevent the common cold: protect yourself and avoid it; prevent the spread of it to others; and build your immunity.

Breast is best!

In 2015 over 80% of mothers started breast-feeding their infants at birth and more than 50% were continuing to do so at six months. Washington, Oregon and Montana led the way with breast-feeding rates of over 90%. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, "human milk is uniquely superior for infant feeding.”

Healthy Holiday Foods and More from the National Institutes of Health

The National Institutes of Health included guidelines in their November 2016 newsletter to help us make smart choices as we celebrate the holiday season. Thinking ahead and making a plan can help us remain on track with positive health goals such as staying active, avoiding over eating, reducing stress and enjoying positive relationships with others.