Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders


Category: Wellness & Preventive Reminders

West Corporation

Posted on December 20, 2013 by West Corporation 


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Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’ve come across many infographics this fall that share ideas for staying healthy through the holiday season. So we had to ask ourselves “Which set of ideas is the most practical? What are some ideas your patients can easily embrace to keep healthy habits through the holidays?”

This infographic from Koko Fit Club is perfect: 14 ideas that are easy for patients to work into their planned holiday activities.…

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West Corporation

Posted on December 18, 2013 by West Corporation 


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A Geographic Snapshot of Prevention: The West

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “A Call for Change: How Adopting a Preventive Lifestyle Can Ensure a Healthy Future for More Americans”, which highlights the fact that too many Americans are not adopting preventive care and lifestyle changes due to perceived high cost. Download it HERE!

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West Corporation

Posted on December 16, 2013 by West Corporation 


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Study Finds That Questions Drive Patient Activity

A new study from the December Journal of Internal Medicine found that if patients were asked about their exercise habits by a health care provider, they lost more weight and improved blood sugar control more than those who weren’t asked.

Data on nearly 700,000 adults and their 1.5 million visits to health care centers between April 2010 and October 2011 found statistically significant health improvements among those who were asked about their exercise habits during the visit.…

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West Corporation

Posted on December 9, 2013 by West Corporation 


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The Sweet Tooth [INFOGRAPHIC]

Show of hands. Who is already thinking about holiday sweets?

Here’s an infographic that reminds us to keep our candy consumption under control during the holiday season. Lots of interesting facts here about the impact sugar can have on oral health, how different sweet snacks compare in sugar content and some “Did You Know” candy trivia.…

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West Corporation

Posted on December 6, 2013 by West Corporation 


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A Geographic Snapshot of Prevention: The South

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “A Call for Change: How Adopting a Preventive Lifestyle Can Ensure a Healthy Future for More Americans”, which highlights the fact that too many Americans are not adopting preventive care and lifestyle changes due to perceived high cost. Download it HERE!

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West Corporation

Posted on November 27, 2013 by West Corporation 


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Thanksgiving Dinner: Serve This, Not That [INFOGRAPHIC]

If you’re still in the planning stages of your Thanksgiving meal, you’re probably not alone. Most people are usually good about planning ahead, but we’ve been on enough “oh-no-I’m-missing-one-key-ingredient” Wednesday night supermarket trips to know many folks are still planning their menus.

If this is you, here are two pieces of advice:

  1. You’d better hurry!

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West Corporation

Posted on November 25, 2013 by West Corporation 


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A Geographic Snapshot of Prevention: The Midwest

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “A Call for Change: How Adopting a Preventive Lifestyle Can Ensure a Healthy Future for More Americans”, which highlights the fact that too many Americans are not adopting preventive care and lifestyle changes due to perceived high cost. Download it HERE!

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West Corporation

Posted on November 18, 2013 by West Corporation 


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November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month – [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month?

It’s a great time to remind your patients about the importance of screenings, since approximately 1 in 14 Americans will be diagnosed with lung cancer during their lifetime. These screenings don’t apply to smokers only – 18% of lung cancer patients have never smoked in their lives.…

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West Corporation

Posted on November 15, 2013 by West Corporation 


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A Geographic Snapshot of Prevention: The Northeast

NOTE: The following is an excerpt from TeleVox’s Healthy World report, “A Call for Change: How Adopting a Preventive Lifestyle Can Ensure a Healthy Future for More Americans”, which highlights the fact that too many Americans are not adopting preventive care and lifestyle changes due to perceived high cost. Download it HERE!

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West Corporation

Posted on November 13, 2013 by West Corporation 


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10 Tips for Building a Better Brand

When you think about your brand, what comes to mind?

Your logo? Your letterhead? The sign outside of your practice? Did you know your brand goes far beyond those elements? Everything you currently do to stand out from the competition counts. Is your practice’s annual pool party the must-have invite of the year?…

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