Resources

OAOHN Resources

Please use these resources for you and your company to assist you in educating employees.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Becky Miller, OAOHN Executive Director at 614-226-4206 or oaohninfo@gmail.com.

January

Taking Steps to Prevent Cervical Cancer

Regular Health Screenings Can Help Keep Women Well

Information for Those Living with Cervical Cancer

Maintaining Good Prenatal Care Key to Healthy Pregnancy

Other ways to encourage women’s health screenings

February

Regular Screenings and Knowing Your Numbers Can Help Catch Heart Disease Early

Managing Your Health While Living With a Chronic Condition

Live Healthier and Lower Your Risk for Heart Disease

For Those Living with Heart Disease

Other ways to promote heart disease awareness

March

March is National Nutrition Month and OAOHN would like to remind you of the importance of healthier eating. A proper diet not only provides your body with the nutrition and energy it requires, but it also helps reduce the risk of illnesses like type 2 diabetes and heart disease. If you’re not sure how to get started, ask your doctor. Make an appointment today!

Lowering Your Risk for Disease

Eating Healthier, Getting Regular Screenings and Knowing Your Numbers

Smart Nutrition for Those Living with a Health Condition

Managing Your Health While Living With a Chronic Condition

Other ways to promote good nutrition at your company

April

At one time or another, almost everyone has felt stressed by demands at work or at home. Stress can take a toll on how we feel both physically and emotionally and also interfere with our ability to live our lives to the fullest – it may even lead to serious health disorders like depression, heart disease and substance dependence.

April is Stress Awareness Month and OAOHN would like to take this opportunity to encourage you to care for yourself, and your loved ones, by reminding you of the importance of preventive care.

Many people have an occasional glass of wine with dinner or celebrate with a cocktail or a beer, but how much is too much?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) excessive alcohol use is the third leading lifestyle-related cause of death in the United States. April is Alcohol Awareness Month and OAOHN would like to take this opportunity to remind you of the importance of caring for yourself — body, mind and spirit.

Finding the Balance between Happy Hour and Your Good Health

Other ways to raise awareness about chronic stress and/or alcohol use

Reducing the Risk of Developing Chronic Stress

Tips for Those Living with Stress

 

May

According to the IDEA Health and Fitness Association, people of all ages can improve the quality of their lives and reduce the risks of developing coronary heart disease, hypertension, some cancers and type 2 diabetes with regular physical activity.

That’s why, during Employee Health and Fitness Month, OAOHN would like to encourage you to care for yourself and your loved ones by reminding you of the importance of maintaining a consistent fitness routine and getting regular health screenings.

Did you know that according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) regular physical activity helps improve overall health and fitness and reduces your risk for many chronic health conditions? Even if you’ve not participated regularly in fitness activities, the CDC says that starting out with a moderate-intensity aerobic activity, like brisk walking, will offer health benefits. Remember, if you have any concerns about starting a fitness program it’s important to check in with your doctor

Good Health and Fitness Habits Can Help Lower Your Risk for Disease

Other ways to promote health and fitness

Physical Activity Offers Great Benefits to Those Living with a Health Condition

Regular Physical Activity, Health Screenings Can Improve Your Well-being

Maintaining Good Prenatal Care Key to Healthy Pregnancy

June

OAOHN would like to remind you that June is Men’s Health Month. Join the millions of men who get their recommended health “tune-up” by scheduling their annual health screenings with their doctors. Make an appointment for yours today!

Taking Steps to Prevent Prostate Cancer

Other ways to encourage men’s health screenings

Regular Health Screenings Can Help Keep Men Well

Living and Coping with Prostate Cancer

July

Warmer weather often means being outside more. When it comes to sun exposure, you can take steps to protect your skin: use sunscreen with SPF 15 or higher; cover up with long sleeves and a hat and stay out of the sun during peak hours.

During UV Safety Month, OAOHN would like to encourage you to care for yourself and your loved ones by reminding you of the importance of regular skin screenings.

Helpful Tips for Those Living with Skin Cancer

Regular Screenings Can Help Catch Skin Cancer Early

Playing It Safe in the Summer Sun

Other ways to promote UV safety

August

Other ways to promote immunizations

Immunizations Are Preventive Care for All Ages

Helpful Tips for Avoiding the Flu

Getting Immunized Can Protect You Others from Illness

September

Live Healthier and Lower Your Cholesterol

Cholesterol Screenings and Knowing Your Numbers Can Help Lower Risk of Heart Disease

Helpful Tips for Those with High Cholesterol

Managing Your Health While Living With a Chronic Condition

Other ways to promote cholesterol awareness during the month of September

October

OAOHN would like to remind you that October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. If you’re age 40 or older, join the millions of women who get mammograms on a regular basis. Make an appointment for yours today!

For Those Living with Breast Cancer

Regular Screenings Can Help Catch Breast Cancer Early

Breast Cancer Prevention Begins with You

Other Ways to Encourage Breast Cancer Awareness

November

According to the American Diabetes Association, every 17 seconds, someone is diagnosed with diabetes. That’s why, during American Diabetes Month, OAOHN would like to encourage you to care for yourself and your loved ones by reminding you of the importance of having regular health screenings to help identify your risk for type 2 diabetes. If you haven’t had your annual screening yet, make an appointment today!

Helpful Tips for Those Living with Diabetes

Managing Your Health While Living With a Chronic Condition

Regular Screenings, Knowing Your Numbers Can Help Catch Diabetes Early

Live Healthier and Lower Your Risk for Type 2 Diabetes

Other ways to promote diabetes awareness at your company during the month of November

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December

While the holidays can be a light-hearted time full of joy and good cheer, the hustle and bustle, and the stress that comes along with it, can lead to a dark period of anxiety, loneliness and regret for some. If you feel like you need assistance in managing your stress, or if you can’t seem to shake the holiday blues, make an appointment with your primary care physician, who can help coordinate your care and refer you to a specialist, if needed.  OAOHN wishes you and yours health and happiness this holiday season.

 

Helpful Tips for Those Living With Depression

Knowing the Difference between a Case of the Blues and Clinical Depression

Tips for Handling the Holiday Blues

Other ways to help kick the “Holiday Blues”