6 Reasons Why Women Should Strength Train

When it comes to exercise, one of the more common misconceptions women hear is that strength training, or lifting weights, will make them look bulky or “manly.” Strength training is one of the best ways for women to impact their...

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How to Exercise in the Heat

The Dog Days of Summer are here. Another way to put it? It’s really hot out. When temps are upwards of 90 degrees, it’s possible to get overheated just walking a few blocks. And if you actually want to exercise in those...

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Need Summer Camp Checkup Forms? Walk Into Your Local StarMed!

Summer is right around the corner, you’ve registered your children for their summer camps and you realize that in order to attend, they need a wellness checkup. Their primary care physician is booking appointments months out and you’re left scrambling....

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Swimming Safety Tips for Parents and Kids

No running by the pool! No horseplay! Wait 30 minutes after you eat before swimming! We all heard these clichés about pool safety while we were growing up, and have maybe even shared them with our own kids. But safety when it...

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Sweet Poison: How Excess Sugar Is Bad For You

Oh, sweet sugar.  It’s everywhere. And most of us know that too much of it probably isn’t great for us. Yet many of us overindulge anyway. While a sweet treat from time to time isn’t going to derail your health, consistently...

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