Health Advocate Blog

Four for Friday Newsflash, 10/5/18

As the leaves begin to change and temperatures are (maybe) cooling off, this weekend is a great time for a walk outside. Check out a few interesting health and wellness stories from the past week:

  • When life gets busy, fast food is often a fallback to eat on the go, but some healthy swaps in the drive-thru line can help – from United Press International
  • Take out the guessing game and use this helpful guide to determine when you should talk with your doctor about certain health tests or procedures – from The New York Times
  • Flu season is upon us; now is the time to get vaccinated to protect yourself and those around you – from NPR Shots
  • Short spurts of exercise throughout the day are good for all of us, including kids in school – from WebMD

Happy Friday, and have a great weekend.