Health Matters | April 2016

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5 Ways Laughter is Good for Your Health

Good health is no laughing matter, but laughing is good for your health. That’s no joke. Whether you giggle at a cartoon or double-over in guffaws at a movie, laughter has powerful health benefits. Here are five ways that a good laugh is good for your health.

Air Purifying Plants

As homes become more energy efficient, they also become more airtight than homes built previously. Most of us spend as much as 90% of our time indoors, and the quality of the air we breathe may have an influence on our health. Learn more about how plants may be a solution to poor air quality due to their extraordinary ability to remove a wide array of pollutants and allergens.

Five Ways Volunteering is Good for Your Health

Volunteering is a positive way to engage your community and make a difference. While the social benefits of volunteering your time are well established, research indicates that volunteering also benefits individual health as well.

Two Reasons Spring Cleaning is Good for Your Health

The spring season is here and for many it’s time to start gearing up for – that’s right – spring cleaning! While it’s unlikely you’re looking forward to refreshing your home for the new season, spring cleaning is actually a great way to help your family stay healthy throughout the season. Learn more about how spring cleaning is actually good for your health!