Your mother probably told you it is not healthy to sit and watch TV so much, but you thought she was just making it up. Actually, over the past 40 years, a number of studies have shown negative health effects related to watching TV for hours each day. A recent addition to this collection of […]
For September, the Employee-of-the-Month spotlight falls on Sholanda Sealey of Anchorage. We are grateful for Sholanda. We love how reliable, patient, and caring she is with her clients. Sholanda is hardworking and does an amazing job. She is motivated, presents an outstanding attitude, and has the ability to get the job done. We are appreciative […]
It is a popular belief that the wear and tear of running causes osteoarthritis of the knees and other joints. Doctors now know this is not true. According to exercise scientist Paul Williams, studies show quite the opposite.  Williams heads up the National Runner’s Health Study as well as the National Walkers’ Health Study. […]
Thank you, Kathy, for your amazing work, endless compassion, and amazing ability to put a smile on your face every time we talk with you! Kathy is our sunshine, and we cannot put into words how much she is truly appreciated. Congratulations!
Insufficient or low-quality sleep may be more than an annoyance. It can be a major health concern meriting a visit to your general practitioner or a sleep specialist. Difficulty sleeping that impairs activities of daily living and lasts greater than three months meets the clinical definition of insomnia. Insomnia can be a disorder or a […]
Anyone who has a dog or cat knows the benefits they offer. Besides the obvious joy and love they give so much; pets have been linked to a variety of health benefits. Acknowledging this is important, but it also must be taken into consideration that pets can sometimes become a fall hazard for elderly people. […]
Genacta is pleased to announce Tanya Folkers, who works for the office of Wasilla, has been named Employee of the Month. Tanya cares for her patients with compassion and professionalism. She is willing to make the extra effort when it comes to ensuring quality care. Thank you, Tanya, for everything you do. Congratulations!
According to research at UCLA, changes in a section of the brain that is critical for memory are associated with sitting too much. The study involved people ages 45 to 75. An MRI of each person provided a look at the region of the brain involved with the formation of new memories. The study did […]
A stroke can be a scary thing to experience. Knowing the signs and symptoms of a stroke may assist in being able to take quick action and perhaps save a life. The signs of a stroke are: Sudden numbness or weakness in the face, arm, or leg, usually on one side of the body. Sudden […]
From long haul truckers to teachers, there are many instances when adults find themselves needing to resist the urge to urinate from time to time. While delaying nature’s call for an hour or two won’t pose any health threats, it’s possible to harm our bodies by holding urine for too long or by making a […]