Entries by avigail

Gardening and Your Health

Of the many “quarantine trends,” that cropped up over the past few months, DIY gardening has made it to our list of favorites — and for good reason! There’s nothing like eating fresh fruits and vegetables from your own backyard. Cucumbers, zucchini, strawberries and tomatoes can grow anywhere and if you have a little more […]

Stay home. Stay active!

The outbreak of COVID-19 serves as an unfortunate reminder that our health should never be taken for granted. At United Refuah HealthShare, we place a heavy emphasis on preventative care and maintaining healthy lifestyles. During this time, please remember not only to eat healthy but to stay active! It’s no secret though, that working out […]

Best Practices for Safe Food Runs

Are you keeping safe during your food runs? Just because grocery stores remain open, does not mean that grocery shopping is risk-free! In fact, many of those who recently contracted Covid-19 infections have been identified as those who did not leave home. Keep in mind that the shopping carts, shelves, and the products upon the […]

Celebrating Pesach The Healthy Way

With Pesach coming up, the idea of eating healthy can seem impossible, but don’t let the Yomim Tovim be an excuse for extra carbs. Although carbohydrates are necessary staples in our diets, too much can cause weight gain and other serious health problems. To that end, we’ve compiled some tips below to help you plan […]

We’re in this together. Let’s pray together!

Sometimes, the biggest comfort when times are tough, is remembering that Hakadosh Baruch Hu is in charge. Please download the below Tefila card and say a prayer of health for all of Klal Yisrael and the world at large.  May we only hear simchos and besuros tovos in the coming days.

Stay home, but stay sane!

Government guidelines and regulations related to our health should never be ignored. On that note, social distancing in order to help #FlattentheCurve should not be viewed as optional! If you are feeling sick (C”V) or exhibit any symptoms of the virus, (such as shortness of breath, fever, or body aches,) stay home! Remember, certain groups, […]

COVID-19: A message to our members

Dear Members, As the world deals with the outbreak of the Coronavirus (R”L,) we at United Refuah HealthShare would like to assure you that your health and your family’s wellbeing are our number one priority. Consider us your partners through this rough time. Our team is constantly monitoring guidelines put out by the CDC (The […]

Food Parcel or Candy Pit?

Your children might accumulate veritable piles of candies, taffies, and sweet junk from their friends this Purim. Brightly colored. Happily collected. You might have to be the one to rain on their parade.  How to do it? Here’s how some parents escape Purim with their children’s teeth unscathed:  Here’s my scientific method: I put aside […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF A MENTAL HEALTH DAY

What is a mental health day? You may have heard the term but aren’t what it means. A mental health day is a day off that’s specifically geared toward stress relief and burnout prevention. Taking sick days for physical health is very common, but the practice of taking time off work to tend to your […]

Hot Drinks—Perfect for Winter Health

Drinking hot beverages during the winter is a great way to beat the chill, but did you know it could also help to keep you healthy? Of course, not every hot drink has health benefits, but some of your favorite drinks could help you fight off a seasonal cold. The next time you head to […]