Want to prevent back pain? Improve your strength and flexibility with these back exercises.
Good posture minimizes strain on your joints and muscles, which can help prevent aches and pains. So what's good posture? When you're standing, keep your chest held high and your shoulders back and relaxed. Try not to tilt your head forward, backward or sideways. Pull in your abdomen and buttocks. Make sure your knees are relaxed, not locked. Keep your feet parallel and your weight balanced evenly on both feet.
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You know the value of hand washing, but did you know hand drying matters too? Why? Wet hands more easily spread germs.
You're not a kid anymore, so you don't have to worry about shots, right? Wrong. Adults also benefit from vaccines. Talk with your doctor about the vaccinations you need and stay informed about guideline changes. Adult vaccines to consider include the flu (influenza) vaccine, the pneumococcal vaccine, the tetanus toxoid, reduced diphtheria toxoid and acellular pertussis (Tdap) vaccine, the shingles vaccine and the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.
Good posture can help prevent back pain. Find out how to stand tall.
Want to prevent back pain? Practice proper lifting techniques.
When goals are meaningful and relevant to you, they can provide direction, meaning and a marker of progress. Find out more about an approach to goal setting that increases your chances of accomplishing your goals.
By choosing healthy habits, you can decrease your stress and do more of the things that bring you joy. Learn habits that can lead to living a happier life.
Finding meaning in small things can make people feel more energized and connected. Discover what's meaningful to you and bring that into your everyday life.
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