6 Ways Moving Can Make You Sick

Ways Moving Can Make You Sick

Moving is often exciting. Yet, a new place can mean making adjustments – many of them.  There are new weather patterns to accommodate for, new people you’ll be in contact with, and, more often than not, new illnesses to battle.  Here are some conditions and illnesses that may be awaiting your arrival as you get settled in your new ... Read More...

The State of the (Vacci)-Nation: Vaccinations for Children

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America’s uneven progress in vaccinations for children defies simple characterization. Sources like The Child Trends Data Bank have failed to detect any differences in vaccination rates by ethnicity or race. Although the media often focuses on anti-vaxxers like Jenny McCarthy, the fact is that the majority of people do still have their children ... Read More...

How to Stay Healthy After Shaking Up Your Routine

Staying Healthy

For many of us, staying healthy means sticking to a routine--whether it’s waking up at 6 am daily for a run or planning out nutritious snacks to eat during the week. Major life changes, like moving to a new home, can throw a wrench into our established patterns.  And once you step away from the healthy habits you worked so hard to maintain, it ... Read More...

Moving Stories and Tips From the Vitals Employees

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We asked our employees around the Vitals offices to share some of their moving stories and tips to help you with your move. Read through to see what they have to say, and share your own tips or stories with us! Thomas Ko, Director IT and Security Tip: Find a reputable mover. Make sure all costs are documented and itemized before you sign on ... Read More...

Adults Need Immunizations, Too

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Immunization is not just for children! August is National Immunization Awareness Month and it's important that adults keep track of what vaccines need to be readministered later in life. The effectiveness of your childhood vaccinations can diminish over time, and you may be at risk for new and different diseases as you age. Recommended ... Read More...

The ABCs of Back to School Vaccinations

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From preschool to college, children will need to show proof of their back to school vaccinations. Currently, 48 states allow religious exemptions and 18 states allow for personal-belief exemptions. However, pediatricians believe that vaccines are the cornerstone of public health. Backing up that belief, the Centers for Disease Control reported ... Read More...

Moving Facts and Statistics

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Did you know that moving is considered the 3rd most stressful life event? Or that people generally move about 11 times during their life? It's crazy to think that every day thousands of residents are packing up and restarting their lives somewhere new. Read through for some interesting (and some surprising) facts about moving in the U.S. Check ... Read More...

Tips for a Healthy Move

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Moving can be tough, both physically and mentally, and with so many details to attend to your health can fall to the wayside. But, sometimes all it takes to make a difficult day better is a little help. That's why we created The Healthy Move Project. Scroll through for must read tips to help make your move easy, healthy, and safe. Check out ... Read More...

Healthy Snacks to Pack For Your Move

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We all know the importance of eating healthy on a daily basis, but when you're stressed and focusing on the big move your health can fall to the wayside. Be prepared by putting together some healthy and delicious snacks: It's an easy way to take a bit of that stress off your shoulders and  keep you energized no matter how many boxes you ... Read More...

The Healthy Move Project: How to Have a Healthy Move

Health and Moving Infographic

It’s moving season! People move all the time, in fact most people move about 11 times in their life. On top of that, research discovered that moving is considered the third most stressful event in people’s lives, after death and divorce. It makes sense; moving can be hard work in every sense of the word- physically, mentally, and emotionally. ... Read More...