Seasonal Advice from UMMC Experts
With the holiday season approaching, the University of Maryland Medical Center has compiled a
comprehensive holiday health guide that contains all of the information you will need to keep
you and your loved ones safe and healthy throughout this time of year.
Helpful Holiday Tips
- Doctors and health care workers throughout the medical center provide tips and advice about
holiday-related topics such as cold and flu prevention, weight management, and wellness.
- Beating the Holiday Blues:
Details the causes of "holiday blues" and different methods individuals can use to manage them.
- New Year's Resolution Guide:
Step-by-step guide to conquering some of the most common New Year's Resolutions, including weight
loss and stopping smoking.
Anxiety and Depression: Learn about the physical and emotional impact of
stress and discusses strategies to cope with stress and related conditions.
- Food-Borne Illness:
Learn about the different types of food-borne illnesses, the symptoms and best treatments.
for Wellness: Find out the many things we can do to be healthy, regardless of our age, health
status or fitness level.
- Obesity: Learn about
some of the factors that cause many people to gain weight and the health risks associated with
- Getting Fit: Listen
to suggestions about how to begin a new workout regiment.
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- Health Calculators: Do you
know your Body Mass Index, your risk of heart disease or how many calories you burn when
exercising? You can figure that out -- and learn more about your health -- by using any of the
health calculators listed on this page.
- Socially Phobic Children and the
Holidays: Find out how to make coping with the holidays easier for children who
suffer from intense social phobias.
December 8, 2011.