RESOLVE: Personal Training
Thursday, February 2, 2017
Norman Regional Health System and The Health Club are here to help you become a better and healthier you. How many people have already pushed their resolutions aside and gone back to their normal habits? This is why The Health Club has chosen a word to be mindful of throughout the entire year to keep us on course. If we stray a little, do not worry, just go back and focus on that word. The word is Resolve: Resolve to become a better and healthier you.
RESOLVE: Group Fitness
Monday, January 30, 2017
Norman Regional Health System and The Health Club want 2017 to be the year you become a better and healthier you. New Year's resolutions come and go but it would be so beneficial if this could be a way of life. Be mindful of your choices. Resolve to make this your year.
Prevention is the Best Medicine for Antibiotic Resistance!
Monday, January 23, 2017
For over 70 years, antibiotics have been used to fight infections and ultimately save lives. Penicillin, which was known as the miracle drug, was the first antibiotic prescribed starting in the 1940s. Along with other antibiotics and antimicrobial agents, the utilization over the years has skyrocketed. Unfortunately, this widespread use of these infection fighting medications has ultimately made organisms adapt and resist treatment. The efficacy of the medication has been compromised. These resistant microorganisms are sometimes referred to as superbugs.
RESOLVE: Strengthen Your Core
Monday, January 16, 2017
Over the last few weeks, Norman Regional Health System and The Health Club have been focusing on helping you become a better you. Instead of making New Year's Resolutions that are typically forgotten about right after the start of the New Year, a word was chosen to be mindful of throughout the year to help keep you on course. The word is Resolve: Resolve to become a better and healthier you.
RESOLVE: Walk then Run!
Monday, December 26, 2016
During the holidays, it is easy to concede to overindulging in food and a lack of exercise. Now is a perfect time to RESOLVE to put our health and well-being first while participating in the holidays. Starting, or even continuing, an exercise program can seem overwhelming but if you take small steps in the beginning, you can build up to a more rigorous program.
Resolve: A Healthier You!
Monday, December 19, 2016
Instead of coming up with a list of New Year’s Resolutions, consider focusing on one word throughout the year that can help you become the person you want to be or to help you live the life you desire. Consider words like focus, appreciate or empower. How about the word RESOLVE?
It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year – Including Taking Advantage of Our Health Insurance Policies
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
In additional to the most wonderful time of the year, it is also one of the busiest times of the year. However, it is important to stay focused on personal health insurance policies with regard to deductibles, annual maximums and flexible spending accounts.
May your Days be Merry and Bright…and Safe!
Monday, December 5, 2016
The holidays are a cheerful time. It is a time for family, friends and community. While you are celebrating, you need to be careful. There could be a Grinch out there who could damper the joyful holiday spirit and possibly want our valuables. According to claims data over the past three years, there were nearly 15,000 home thefts during the holidays and travel months of November, December and January.
National Lung Cancer Awareness Month
Friday, November 18, 2016
While lung cancer is a concern all year, November has been designated as Lung Cancer Awareness month in order to bring attention to the 2nd most commonly diagnosed form of cancer. While Skin Cancer has the largest number of diagnoses, lung cancer is actually the leading cause of cancer deaths. There are steps we can take to reduce our risk based on lifestyle choices. Changes in behaviors and early diagnosis can enable treatment to allow people to live a more productive and healthier life.
UPDATE - Patients with Parkinson’s Fighting Back
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Since June, Oklahomans living with Parkinson’s have been fighting back with a local Rock Steady Boxing program created through a partnership with Norman Regional's Rehabilitation Services and The Health Club. Rock Steady, a national non-profit, certified Debbie Bennett, a NRHS occupational therapist and Stacy Hyden, an NRHS physical therapist to bring this unique program to Norman, Oklahoma. It is inspiring to watch this group work overcome some of their difficulties they have from Parkinson’s disease.