Get your walking shoes laced up and ready to go because the 2018 Harbin Clinic Walk With A Doc is set to begin. The first walk of 2018 is slated for Saturday, April 21 at 9 a.m. at Bridgepoint Plaza in Downtown Rome.
Spring is in full swing in Northwest Georgia, and the blooming flowers, longer days and warmer weather serves as a perfect time for everyone to start anew on the path to a healthy lifestyle. “One of the best way to help prevent serious illness and disease is to visit your primary care physician for annual health screenings” Harbin Clinic physician Dr. Brian McNiece says. “Knowing more about your medical history and overall health allows doctors to help keep you healthy.”
Losing weight. Exercising more. Eating better. Getting more sleep. Being healthier. New Year’s resolutions can take many forms, and it’s never a bad idea to set goals to improve your life. However, one key sticking point for most resolutions is that it’s tough to keep them.
No one wants to catch the flu and with flu season looming just around the corner Harbin Clinic encourages patients to make sure they get their flu shot. Several Harbin Clinic locations are having flu shot clinics this year, allowing patients an easy way to protect themselves against the flu.
Men and women of all ages should see their primary care physicians annually to help them reduce the risk of developing serious health illnesses and issues by having these four routine evaluations Harbin Clinic calls the Core Four.
Harbin Clinic physicians encourage everyone to take steps to get active this spring by taking part in the national Walk With a Doc program aimed at getting people in the community out and healthy. The free series features monthly walks led by a Harbin Clinic physician where participants can not only get some great exercise but also have a chance to talk to a doctor.
Heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States with more than 85 million Americans having some form of heart or cardiovascular disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that as much as a quarter of all deaths from heart disease and stroke are preventable. A healthy diet and exercise are two key components to help prevent heart disease, and with some simple lifestyle changes, everyone can keep their hearts healthy.
Harbin Clinic Vitality Fitness wants to help you meet and maybe even exceed your New Years’ fitness resolutions with a great offer. From now until Feb. 28, you can get a big discount on a year’s membership to Vitality Fitness. Right now, 12 months of membership costs only $19 per month, when you pay in advance.
Attending parties, cheering your favorite football team, dancing and watching the ball drop in New York City are tried and true practices at the conclusion of every year. Another practice that comes along at the end of the year is the sometimes-dreaded New Year’s Resolution. Many people include losing weight, starting an exercise program or dieting in their resolutions. The team at Harbin Clinic Vitality Fitness offers some suggestions on how to formulate and keep some realistic health and fitness resolutions.