Read article: Follow these tips: Reduce the risk of arthritis
Follow these tips: Reduce the risk of arthritis
Arthritis is a condition in which one or more of your joints become inflamed, often leading to stiffness, soreness, swelling, and in some cases, pain...
Read article: Do you have heart disease?
Do you have heart disease?
When teaching classes on heart-healthy living, I commonly ask by show of hands, who has heart disease? Interstingingly, not everyone raises their...
Read article: Prevent post-shoveling aches and pains
Prevent post-shoveling aches and pains
It’s officially winter which means snowfall is imminent! There are an estimated 11,500 snow shovel-related injuries and medical emergencies a year....
Read article: November is Diabetes Awareness Month: reducing your risk
November is Diabetes Awareness Month: reducing your risk
Read article: Is your lifestyle putting you at risk?
Is your lifestyle putting you at risk?
Could you be one of the six in ten adults living in the United States with at least one chronic health condition? Or are you one of the 40 percent...
Read article: Step into spring and enjoy the outdoors
Step into spring and enjoy the outdoors
Are you getting enough physical activity? Sadly, if you are like most adults and teens, you are not getting the recommended amount of physical...
Read article: Include balance and flexibility exercises in your fitness routine
Include balance and flexibility exercises in your fitness routine
The start of a new year brings a renewed purpose for self-improvement and personal growth. Health and exercise are usually a part of that vision for...
Read article: Three surefire ways to reduce your risk of heart disease
Three surefire ways to reduce your risk of heart disease
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States for both men and women....
DuPage County SNAP-Ed Program Coordinator
Jo Elyn Smith
Peoria County SNAP-Ed Instructor