Ever wonder what SPF means? Here's a quick run down!
It's time to play and be carefree. But this doesn't mean you should throw caution to the wind and forget about safety! Here are a few simple things to keep in mind as you enjoy this summer.
On May 1, 2014, Philadelphia City Council passed a resolution recognizing May as Physical Fitness and Sports Month. HPC's Executive Director Vanessa Briggs, together with representatives from Philadelphia Parks and Recreation Department, Independence Blue Cross, and other HPC staff, accepted the resolution on behalf of HPC.
February is Heart Health Month and Health Promotion Council (HPC) wants to promote awareness of your heart health that can help you keep your heart strong all day, all month, and all life long! The Center for Disease Control (CDC) reports heart disease kills about 600,000 people each year. And, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both and men and women. Heart is a big topic that obviously reaches many people and their families.
Happy New Year: Cheers to Healthy Living
Holiday season is over and while the memories of family togetherness and festivities linger, folks may find that they have forgotten their physical fitness routine and their clothes feel a little tighter. So, how can people re-start their normal healthy eating and exercise routines or meet their New Year resolution to watch what we eat and get healthy amounts of exercise?
Health Promotion Council has come up with simple steps, manageable substitutions, and some fresh ideas to help get you back on track.