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Happy Valentine’s Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

A Healthy Heart is a Happy Heart! [...]

February 14, 2014 Ashley Heart Health & Cholesterol, Miscellaneous health topics Comments Off on Happy Valentine’s Day!

Starting the New Year with a Personal Trainer

Starting the New Year with a Personal Trainer

In a perfect world, we’d all adopt healthy lifestyles centered on nutritious foods and regular exercise. In the real world, most people have difficulty maintaining consistent fitness routines without losing motivation. With spring weather looming on the not-so-distant horizon, many people are turning their attention toward getting in shape. Thanks to the upcoming Healthy Weight [...]

January 15, 2014 Ashley Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Nutrition, Weight Loss & FItness, Women's Health Comments Off on Starting the New Year with a Personal Trainer

Thyroid Disease: The Catch-all

Thyroid Disease: The Catch-all

Almost 30 million Americans suffer from some type of thyroid disorder; however, about half remain undiagnosed, because they associate their vague symptoms with something else. By regulating the body’s metabolism, the thyroid plays a key role in keeping us energized and healthy. Unfortunately, when this important gland functions abnormally, serious problems can result. There are [...]

January 8, 2014 Ashley Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Thyroid Screens, Women's Health Comments Off on Thyroid Disease: The Catch-all

New Year’s Resolutions: Setting Your Fitness Goals

New Year’s Resolutions: Setting Your Fitness Goals

Every year, countless Americans make New Year’s Resolutions that center on fitness. Sadly, many of these commitments falter relatively quickly for a variety of reasons. Often, we lose interest in our fitness routines, because we’re focused on the wrong goals. We all want attractive physiques; however, successful diet and exercise regimens typically focus on goals [...]

December 26, 2013 Ashley Miscellaneous health topics, Nutrition, Weight Loss & FItness Comments Off on New Year’s Resolutions: Setting Your Fitness Goals

Cyber Monday Sale – 2013

Cyber Monday Sale – 2013

Get 15% Off! Our everyday prices are deeply discounted but that’s not stopping us from offering you even better deals. Use discount code BLACKFRI13 to receive an extra 15% off at checkout. Special Package Pricing We’ve paired some of our favorite tests together to provide you with even more value. You save $60 when you purchase: Super [...]

December 1, 2013 Ashley Miscellaneous health topics Comments Off on Cyber Monday Sale – 2013

FSA or HSA: Use It or Lose It

FSA or HSA: Use It or Lose It

The end of the year is approaching fast. Do you know the details of your Flexible Spending Account (FSA) or Health Spending Account (HSA)? Each plan has advantages and disadvantages, and new rules have recently been put in place to make FSA’s more appealing. FSA or HSA? Health savings plans and flexible spending accounts are [...]

November 26, 2013 Ashley Blood Testing, Health Screens, Miscellaneous health topics Comments Off on FSA or HSA: Use It or Lose It

Get more from your health-care budget

Get more from your health-care budget

As the tax year comes to end, it’s time to think about how you’re going to save for 2014 health-care expenses and how you’re going to spend remaining HSA and FSA dollars. The difference between health savings and flexible spending accounts Both health savings accounts (HSA) and flexible spending accounts (FSA) reduce your taxable income.  [...]

November 7, 2013 Susan Blood Testing, Health Screens, Miscellaneous health topics Comments Off on Get more from your health-care budget

A nutrition primer from Lifetime health advisors

A nutrition primer from Lifetime health advisors

A nutrition primer from Lifetime dietitians Sometimes the simplest lessons are the hardest to learn.  At Lifetime, dietitians teach simple rules of nutrition to help individuals learn (or relearn) how to properly fuel their bodies. Nutritional knowledge is critically important in maintaining health and vitality and enhancing longevity. Start with the basics:  The foundation of [...]

September 26, 2013 Susan Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Nutrition, Weight Loss & FItness, Women's Health Comments Off on A nutrition primer from Lifetime health advisors

What’s a blood count count?

What’s a blood count count?

Have you ever wondered what a blood count counts? A complete blood count reports the number of red and white blood cells and platelets there are in the blood and the physical characteristics of the cells, including size, shape, and content. The story told by white cells, red cells and platelets Here’s a quick refresher [...]

August 31, 2013 Susan Blood Testing, Health Screens, Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Women's Health Comments Off on What’s a blood count count?

A super-sized test for ordinary (and extraordinary) people

A super-sized test for ordinary (and extraordinary) people

A super chemistry blood test won’t reveal your secret super powers. But it will measure a whole range of substances in your blood to determine if you’re in the “normal” range. The Super Chemistry blood test can be taken alone or purchased with additional tests—such as hormone, fertility, thyroid and other tests. It includes a [...]

August 31, 2013 Susan Blood Testing, Health Screens, Men's Health, Miscellaneous health topics, Thyroid Screens, Women's Health Comments Off on A super-sized test for ordinary (and extraordinary) people