Tagged as Preventative health

Being Alone Together: The Social Pandemic of Loneliness during COVID-19

By Dr. Nasreen Khatri, PhD, Registered Clinical Psychologist, Gerontologist, and Neuroscientist As a clinical psychologist and neuroscientist, I am often asked about loneliness. What is it? Who is lonely? Is being lonely actually bad for...

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Healthy Foods to Have on Hand during the Pandemic

By Isabelle Huot, PhD in Nutrition The current health crisis has had significant impacts on our food buying habits. Many of us are limiting our visits to the grocery store and it has become crucial...

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How to Feed Your Family (and Yourself) in Self-Isolation

By Registered Nutritionist, Nishta Saxena With so many families together in their homes for days and weeks, these are unprecedented times. There are definite benefits to this togetherness, but the lack of routine can also...

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Everything You Need to Know About COVID-19 Right Now

A Q&A with emergency medicine physician, Dr. Zachary Levine When we last spoke to you in early March, we were still at the early stages of understanding COVID-19. Can you offer any more insight into...

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Ask the Expert: Rethinking nutrition with Constance Brown-Riggs

The challenge of eating healthy is ongoing for the majority of us. However, there are lots of things we can do to enjoy our meals while still getting the nutrients we need. LifeSpeak expert and...

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Choosing Happiness

In light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, today's date (March 20, the International Day of Happiness) feels particularly important. This article will help you find positivity during these trying times, especially if you've been feeling...

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Social Distancing: What it means and how you can manage it in day-to-day life

Q&A with Licensed Psychologist, Marni Amsellem, Ph.D What exactly is social distancing?  Social distancing is something that we are all being asked to do right now. The exact spacing or the exact amount of people...

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How to manage anxiety during the COVID-19 outbreak

A Q&A with Clinical Psychologist Dr. Brooke P. Halpern, Psy.D., J.D How do pandemics in general wreak havoc on our mental health?  Anytime there’s any sort of health scare that we don’t know much about,...

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What You Need to Know Now About COVID-19

A Q&A with Emergency Medicine Physician, Dr. Zachary Levine. What exactly is the Coronavirus (COVID-19)?  Coronaviruses (CoV) are actually a family of viruses. These illnesses range from the common cold to more severe diseases like MERS-CoV (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) and SARS-CoV (Severe Acute...

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Ask the Expert: Setting goals for your personal fitness with Tim Sitt

We're three weeks into the New Year, which means many of us are starting to struggle with staying on top of our fitness goals. Finding motivation and maintaining a routine can be hard, so for...

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Investing in employee mental health boosts the bottom line, Deloitte study finds.

What is one way to increase profits? Decrease expenses, right? That generally holds true, but it’s not the case when it comes to employee mental health. Research recently conducted by Deloitte has found that employers...

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Ask the Expert: All about diabetes, prevention, and nutrition, with Constance Brown-Riggs

With our rushed lifestyles and declining nutrition, it's understandable that diabetes would be a growing worry for many of us. During this week's Ask the Expert webchat, we were joined by award-winning registered dietitian Constance...

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