Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders


Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders

West Corporation

Posted on March 28, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Predicting Health Threats through Dental Exams

Can a routine dental exam uncover potential threats to your health beyond your mouth? You bet it can.

A recent Rodale News article references a study published in the Journal of Dental Research and highlights five major health threats that can be predicted by dental problems.

For example, the tooth decay and cavities that come from an unhealthy diet can be early indicators and drivers of obesity, cardiovascular disease and diabetes.…

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West Corporation

Posted on March 26, 2014 by West Corporation 


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The Good News About Cancer [INFOGRAPHIC]

Today’s blog post is a great example of a “glass half-full” approach to wellness. In this new infographic, Erich Scholl (via RockYourCause.com and Daily Infographic) puts a positive spin on cancer by reminding us that it’s preventable in most cases.

It encourages us to talk more about prevention and how the seemingly unimportant decisions we’re making on a daily basis can impact our risk of developing cancer down the road.…

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West Corporation

Posted on March 24, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Women Face Increased Stress as Part of Balancing Act of Everyday Life

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “A Stressed Nation: Americans Search for a Healthy Balance”, which highlights the negative impact that stress is having on the health of Americans. Download it HERE!

Life in general is a balancing act. Trying to devote the necessary time to home, work, and social life can be a struggle.…

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West Corporation

Posted on March 19, 2014 by West Corporation 


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A Tobacco-Free Generation in a Generation

The most recent Surgeon General’s report on The Health Consequences of Smoking marks the 50th anniversary of the landmark Surgeon General’s report linking smoking to disease. Since the publication of the first report, the incidence of smoking in the U.S. has dropped from 42% to 18%. The awareness and measures to curb tobacco use have saved nearly 8 million lives and contributed to longer life expectancy.…

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West Corporation

Posted on March 17, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Americans of All Ages Seek Better Stress Management Techniques

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “A Stressed Nation: Americans Search for a Healthy Balance”, which highlights the negative impact that stress is having on the health of Americans. Download it HERE!

Many things get better with age: As cheese ages the flavor is better, and many adult beverages take time to acquire the perfect taste.…

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West Corporation

Posted on March 10, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Children Bring Added Joys, Added Stress to Parents

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “A Stressed Nation: Americans Search for a Healthy Balance”, which highlights the negative impact that stress is having on the health of Americans. Download it HERE!

There is no doubt that adding kids to a family brings joy and happiness.…

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West Corporation

Posted on March 5, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Kidney Disease: A Hidden Risk [INFOGRAPHIC]

March is National Kidney Month, and this new infographic from the National Kidney Foundation helps us call attention to the importance of kidney disease awareness, prevention and treatment.

While 59% of Americans are at risk of developing kidney disease in their lifetime, the infographic suggests steps we can take to reduce our risk of kidney disease and its complications, including:

  • Controlling blood pressure and sugar
  • Maintaining proper weight
  • Quitting smoking
  • Exercising regularly
  • Avoiding excessive use of pain medicine

Are your patients aware of what they need to do to prevent kidney disease?…

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West Corporation

Posted on March 3, 2014 by West Corporation 


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The Obesity Epidemic in the West

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “The Obesity Epidemic: Unhealthy Habits Result in a Growing Problem for Americans”, which discusses both the patient and provider views on the fastest-growing health problem in America. Download it HERE!

The Gold Rush. Getting into Hollywood. The Rocky Mountains.…

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West Corporation

Posted on February 24, 2014 by West Corporation 


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The Obesity Epidemic in the South

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “The Obesity Epidemic: Unhealthy Habits Result in a Growing Problem for Americans”, which discusses both the patient and provider views on the fastest-growing health problem in America. Download it HERE!

In a region where the sun is shining throughout the year, bringing on warmth and outdoor activities alike, the South is full of endless possibilities for recreation.…

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West Corporation

Posted on February 19, 2014 by West Corporation 


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Most Americans Have Heart Health Facts Wrong [INFOGRAPHIC]

Think you’ve got your facts straight when it comes to heart health? A new infographic from Cleveland Clinic highlights six of the most commonly held heart health misconceptions and gives us lots to think about when it comes to taking proactive steps to prevent heart disease.

February is American Heart Month, so there’s no better time to get the facts and learn how to protect ourselves from heart disease.…

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