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If you make New Year’s resolutions, you are not alone. According to a study published in the Journal of Psychology, over 40 percent of people make New Year’s resolutions. However, making a New Year’s resolution and sticking with it are two completely different things. You can set yourself up for success and increase the chances […]


At Kirby Medical, we host monthly health and nutrition seminars to provide resources to our employees and help aide them in leading a healthier lifestyle.  In our most recent seminar, we discussed three keys to better health – one of which was “supple” or flexibility.  There was a specific question posed about the different kinds […]

You Sweat, I Sweat, We all Sweat!

Summer is officially here!  With temperatures going from 70 degrees to well into the 90’s practically overnight, things are heating up fast.  Which means, get ready to sweat! Is sweating good for me? Yes!  Sweating helps your body to eliminate toxins,  supporting proper immune function and preventing disease related to toxic overload.  Sweating may (can) […]

Why exercise is the best medicine for your brain!

Given time, any brain can succumb to dementia — memories fade, thoughts scatter, basic abilities wither on the vine. Brains don’t come with lifetime guarantees, but there is one major step you can take to protect yourself from Alzheimer’s or other causes of mental decline: exercise your body. Nothing protects the brain quite like regular […]