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Benefits of family planning

Social and economic benefits Family planning reduces health risks to women and gives them more control over their reproductive lives. With better health and greater control over their lives, women can take advantage of education, employment and civic opportunities. Families with fewer children are often able to send those children to school so girls get […]

Physical Activity and Health

The Benefits of Physical Activity Regular physical activity is one of the most important things you can do for your health. It can help:

Control your weight Reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease Reduce your risk for type 2 diabetes and metabolic syndrome Reduce your risk of some cancers Strengthen your bones and muscles Improve […]

Sit less, move more: new physical activity guidelines

American should aim for around 60 minutes of physical activity per day, double the previous recommendation, according the new national physical activity guidelines, published today.

And for the first time, the guidelines urge the 12 million American who are sedentary or have low levels of physical activity to limit the time they spend sitting.

The […]

Care for the Family Caregiver

EmblemHealth Cares About Family Caregivers

Are you a family caregiver? If you provide regular and unpaid care to a loved one, you are a family caregiver.

Caregivers need care too. It’s why we created the Care for the Family Caregiver initiative 10 years ago as part of our Integrative Wellness program.

The goal: Offer information, […]

What is nutrition? Why is nutrition important?

Nutrition, nourishment, or aliment, is the supply of materials – food – required by organisms and cells to stay alive. In science and human medicine, nutrition is the science or practice of consuming and utilizing foods.

In hospitals, nutrition may refer to the food requirements of patients, including nutritional solutions delivered via an IV […]

Peach Cobbler

Ingredients:

Servings: 12 Units: US | Metric Batter 1/2 cup melted butter 1 cup flour 1 cup sugar 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 2/3 cup room temperature milk 1 room temperature egg Filling 1 (28 ounce) can sliced peaches, drained 1 cup sugar 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg Directions:

1 Melt butter […]