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Are You Ready to Ride? It’s Bike Month!
May 3, 2018
Since 1956, May has been recognized as National Bike Month. The third week of May is designated as Bike to Work Week, and the third Friday in may is Bike to Work Day. This is a great time to celebrate the unique power of the bicycle. You can bike to school, bike to work or simply explore the community. Pushing those pedals improves your health, boosts your mood and. . .Read More
Nearly Half of Adults May Have High Blood Pressure: The Big Squeeze is Underway
Apr 2, 2018
With the release of new blood pressure guidelines by the American Heart Association last fall, nearly half of all adults may now fall into the high blood pressure category.
Live Well Sioux Falls and The Big Squeeze community team kicked off their eighth annual blood pressure awareness effort today to remind residents of all ages to know their numbers and take action. The. . .Read More
National Public Health Week: Changing Our Future Together
Apr 2, 2018
To ensure everyone has a chance at a long and healthy life, we must address the underlying causes of poor health that exist where we live, learn, work and play...like having access to healthy foods, safe places to walk and bike, getting preventive health screenings, ensuring public safety, and providing access to health care. These conditions shape the well-being of Sioux. . .Read More