HEALTH

GLM Highlight for Health: Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition
on November 1, 2012 at 2:57 am / in HEALTH, MEN, WOMEN

GLM Highlight for Health: Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition

Extreme Makeover Weight Loss Edition has earned a spot as one of GLM 40 Highlights in Health for transforming the unmanageable lives of obese individuals. Chris Powell is the trainer/transformation specialist who was once 650 pounds. He not only coaches the obese participants to safely lose half their body weight in one year but also helps them discover themselves. Chris […]

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GLM Highlight for Health: Ambassador Nancy Brinker
on November 1, 2012 at 2:57 am / in HEALTH, WOMEN

GLM Highlight for Health: Ambassador Nancy Brinker

Ambassador Nancy G. Brinker, Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Susan G. Komen for the Cure, has been chosen as a GLM Highlight in Health for her leadership in the global breast cancer movement.  She promised her dying sister, Susan, to “do everything possible to end the shame, pain, fear and hopelessness caused by this disease.” Susan G. Komen for […]

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GLM Highlight in Health: Anthony “Tony” Horton
on November 1, 2012 at 2:03 am / in HEALTH, MEN, WOMEN

GLM Highlight in Health: Anthony “Tony” Horton

Tony Horton, an American fitness guru, is a Health highlight in the GLM 40 for developing workout programs that, if followed, will bring results. His workout programs are designed to build speed, flexibility, balance, and muscle growth while avoiding the bulky, non-flexible bodybuilder look. Tony has dedicated his life to helping people realize their fitness goals through the various fitness […]

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Who’s holding onto your Heart?
on September 1, 2012 at 2:19 am / in HEALTH, MEN, WOMEN

Who’s holding onto your Heart?

Who’s holding onto your Heart? Compiled by Beverly VanTull   Did you know that more than 1 in 3 adults have some form of cardiovascular disease?   With over a million Americans diagnosed with heart disease each year, health conscious adults are learning how to take responsibility for their own health. Heart health is essential to the health of all […]

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Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety
on July 1, 2012 at 12:30 am / in HEALTH, MEN, WOMEN

Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety

What Is Extreme Heat? Conditions of extreme heat are defined as summertime temperatures that are substantially hotter and/or more humid than average for location at that time of year. Humid or muggy conditions, which add to the discomfort of high temperatures, occur when a “dome” of high atmospheric pressure traps hazy, damp air near the ground. Extremely dry and hot […]

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 2012 Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers
on July 1, 2012 at 12:28 am / in HEALTH, MEN, WOMEN

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) 2012 Campaign to Prevent Heat Illness in Outdoor Workers

HEAT ILLNESS CAN BE DEADLY. Every year, thousands of workers become sick from exposure to heat, and some even die. These illnesses and deaths are preventable! OSHA’s has begun a nationwide outreach campaign to raise awareness among workers and employers about the hazards of working outdoors in hot weather. The educational resources page on: www.osha.gov/SLTC/heatillness gives workers and employers information about […]

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Mental Health and Wellness Matters
on July 1, 2012 at 12:16 am / in HEALTH, MEN, WOMEN

Mental Health and Wellness Matters

Mental Health and Wellness Matters  By:  Katrina L. Sager-Coleman Throughout each one of our lives we can recall a time when we were broken emotionally due to the experience of shattered dreams, rejection, and betrayal by someone one or something that we once believed in and fully trusted. In the aftermath of such catastrophic events, we find ourselves only left […]

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