Healthy Living Blog
Have you heard?
Have you heard about the new blood pressure guidelines?
health professional organizations worked together to review high blood pressure
diagnosis guidelines and found that by adding a new category of “Elevated” people
would be alerted earlier to their risk for high blood pressure. Having high
blood pressure can lead to heart attack, stroke, and other heart events.
are told you have ‘Elevated’ or ‘Stage One’ high blood pressure, you can work
with your doctor to make healthier lifestyle choices such as increasing
physical activity, eating a nutritious diet, and managing your weight.
For more information visit the American Heart Association Website now.
QPR is to Suicide what CPR is to Cardiac Arrest
Control your Asthma, Attend this FREE Workshop
Is one of your New Year’s Resolutions to learn how to control your
asthma? At the Kearns Library on January 31, we will be holding an Asthma Class
to help you learn the basics of how to control asthma so it doesn’t control
you. We will be discussing:
- trigger management
- medication use
- answer all of your questions
All ages welcome! We will hold a class in
English at 6 PM and a class in
Spanish at 7:30 PM. Mark your calendars and tell
2018 Kick Ash Short Film Festival
The Salt Lake County Health Department Tobacco Prevention and Cessation Program and Draper Communities That Care are proud to announce the
2018 Kick Ash Short Film Festival!
If you're 13-18 years old, a Salt Lake County resident, and enrolled in a middle, junior high, or high school, you could win great prizes just by creating a 30-60 second short film for your peers about the dangers of tobacco. Click the poster above for more information about the festival.
Way to a Better Life Contest 2018
Registration will be limited to the first 150 registrants. Eligible contestants will have a chance to win cash and other prizes! Prize values will be determined by the number of contestants.
Also included with entry fee: cholesterol screenings, glucose testing (blood sugar), blood pressure, Body Mass Index (BMI), Body Composition Analysis (Body Fat %), Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR), waist circumference measurements, nutrition and exercise challenges.
To register, visit this website.