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Don’t wait till the new year!

Don’t wait till the new year!

Why wait for the new year to ensure you are getting the right amount of activity? The Holidays are here – and so are all those extra tempting sweets. By committing to fit in just 2.5 hours a week of  exercise –  you can reduce your stress, make huge strides towards your overall health and you might be able to take that extra cookie without having to loosen your belt by the new year!

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Get your sleep!

Get your sleep!

South Tabor Family Physicians want to remind everyone how important it is to your health to get good sleep. “Insufficient sleep is linked to an increased risk for the development of Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and obesity. Good sleep habits (sometimes referred to as “sleep hygiene”) can help you get a good night’s sleep.

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It’s time for your flu shot

It’s time for your flu shot

South Tabor Family Physicians encourage everyone to get the flu shot to protect themselves and others from getting sick. The Flu vaccine prevents tens of thousands of hospitalizations each year. There are many myths on this topic and the CDC has a page dedicated to this subject. Select here to read more.  Here is some of that information:

” Do I really need a flu vaccine every year?

Yes. CDC recommends a yearly flu vaccine for just about everyone 6 months and older, even when the viruses the vaccine protects against have not changed from the previous season. The reason for this is that a person’s immune protection from vaccination declines over time, so an annual vaccination is needed to get the “optimal” or best protection against the flu.

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Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimer’s Disease

South Tabor Family Physicians is committed to helping keep our patients aware and educated.

Helping to raise awareness of Alzheimer’s disease and dementia is more important than ever. Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, a group of disorders that impairs mental functioning. This short video  presents a few important facts and figures about the disease in an easy to share format.

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Join the movement!

Join the movement!

“Healthy for Good is a revolutionary movement to inspire you to create lasting change in your health and your life, one small step at a time. The approach is simple: Eat smart. Add color. Move more. Be well.

You don’t need a guilt trip. We know you know. You want to be Healthy for Good. And we’re here to help. We’ll keep you on track with shareable tips, videos and hacks.”

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