Category Archives: Healthy Living

MMR Vaccine Autism Link Manipulated

One of our biggest health scares came from the controversy surrounding the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine. A research paper with false data linked autism to the vaccine. After the paper was published and widely covered by the media, it was found that the author (Andrew Wakefield) had manipulated the research. Following publication of the paper, MMR vaccinations dropped in the UK and Ireland. Of course, this led to an increase in the number of measles and mumps cases. […]

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Visit Your Relatives Day

May 18 is always the day dedicated to vising your relatives each year. It’s intended to help build and strengthen family relationships. Of course, it’s easier to find time to visit relatives when May 18 falls on a weekend instead of in the middle of the week. Even in the middle of the week, there are lots of ways to reach out to those who are important to you. If your life is too busy during the week to get […]

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Healthy Food to be Described by FDA

Healthy eating is different today versus years ago. Today, healthy eating is about choosing whole foods over processed foods. Regardless of how many vitamins are included in sugary cereals and breakfast bars, they are no longer considered healthy. In fact, the FDA is now redefining healthy foods to help us make better choices. I designed Patient Scrubs® for my husband when he was hospitalized with a terminal illness. The garments made dressing easier and preserved his modesty during medical […]

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Patient Scrubs® Supports Earth Day

We’re joining Earth Day on Friday, April 22. Patient Scrubs® wants to get some stuff done. Come along with us to help protect our Earth while having some fun. Here are some things you and your family can do. Plant a tree Plant some veggies Recycle some old items Shop local produce Buy reusable shopping bags Delete your name from junk mail lists Eliminate energy waste at home Filter your water instead of buying bottled water Recycle, Reuse and Reduce […]

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April 7 is National No Housework Day

Patient Scrubs Supports No Housework Day We often overlook how much caregivers do. Many have little relief in caring for their loved one,cooking, cleaning, laundry and more. If you know a caregiver, offer to give them some relief on April 7, 2016. It’s National No Housework Day. Give them a chance to catch up on a book, go out with friends or simply kick back and watch TV. At Patient Scrubs®, we are closest to caregivers, people in rehab and […]

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Spring Into Action

Spring is the season for renewal, re-birth and regrowth. It’s a new beginning that is met with enthusiasm—especially for those of us who live in winter climate locations. Spring is the time to think about a new You. Here are some tips to help you create a healthier happier life. Reduce the stress in your life. While you can’t fix everything, you can take measures to reduce stress. Remove yourself from stressful situations that you can control. Start meditation or […]

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Walk Your Way to Better Health

Walking is my way of dealing with the daily stress of life. I walk every day—rain or shine. When a recent snowstorm hit our area and temperatures dropped to single digits, I took a few days off from walking. I was almost stir-crazy by the time I could get back to my daily walk. There are many great things about walking. Almost everyone can do this low-impact exercise. While I walk at a brisk pace, you can choose your speed. […]

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