Category: Health

April 13, 2017 No comments exist

By: Regina Vatterott   This is a first in a new blog series we are calling “Ellie’s First”. This series will be covered by one of our team members as they try something health related for the first time such as a liver cleanse, juicing detox, or acupuncture. For this first one, we will be…

March 29, 2017 No comments exist

  If you follow any celebrities on social media, you may be noticing a trend of health & wellness pictures. Celebrities are trading in the vodka shots for wheatgrass (or at least some of the times). From Gisele Bundchen’s boxing selfies to Rosie Huntington Whiteley’s green smoothie selfies, celebrities everywhere are starting to share their healthy…

March 15, 2017 No comments exist

  Although it seems like there are almost too many national “holidays”, National Artichoke Day this one we can get behind. Artichokes are full vitamins and nutrients. Even ancient Greeks and Romans used them for medicinal purposes.   When you hear artichoke, most people think of the dip which is made using the center “heart” of…

March 2, 2017 No comments exist

Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin From Cairo to chemistry to “cracking” penicillin’s complex structure Dorthy Hodgkin was born in 1910 in a British Colony in Cairo, Egypt and moved to England when she was four. At a very young age, she became fascinated by crystals, chemistry, and x-rays. In school, she was known for working on projects that…

February 22, 2017 No comments exist

Medication is a complicated and costly aspect of healthcare. Over recent years, there has been a trend of “smart” solutions, such as smart pill boxes & dispensers, attempting to improve medication management. But what makes a pill box truly “smart”?   This is a question that our team at EllieGrid has been working to answer…

October 7, 2016 No comments exist

‌Depending on age and disease risk, health care professionals recommend getting a physical anywhere between once a year to every three years. Regardless of the frequency, most people are not getting the most out of their doctor’s visits. A little preparation beforehand can go a long way. Here are a few things to consider before…

October 7, 2016 No comments exist

1. Proper disposal of medications The first tip concerns your medicine cabinet. Just as you might need to clean out your pantry from expired food, it is also important to toss out expired medications. The reason is that you or someone you know might take them by mistake. Injecting expired medications is not encouraged. For a…

October 7, 2016 No comments exist

Being an entrepreneur means long hours, short lunch breaks, and not much free time. Over time this combination metastasizes into stress. The problem is with rigorous schedules it’s hard to find time in your day to distress yourself. Yoga is a simple quick way to do this just about anywhere. These 5 poses are great…

October 4, 2016 No comments exist

We often think of athletes as the healthiest members of society but there are several who overcome serious health conditions everyday. Here is a list of seven athletes who are blowing our minds despite the odds. If they can do it, so can you! Venus Williams – Sjogren’s Syndrome Image via Instagram: @elevenbyvenus The five…