Past Programs

These programs are posted for informational purposes only. No incentives are offered.

Get a Grip
(August, 2016 - December, 2016)

Whether it’s an aching shoulder, creaky knee or stiff back, many Virginians are dealing with joint pain each and every day.

Dial It Down
(January, 2016 - July, 2016)

Are you stressed? Maybe you feel it, maybe you don’t. Either way you probably have stress, as 70% of Americans admit to feeling stressed during the workday.

Move It Virginia
(July, 2015 - December, 2015)

The benefits of our modern and efficient world do not come without a cost. For many of us, that cost is an excessively sedentary lifestyle.

Breathe Well
(Febuary, 2015 - June, 2015)

Asthma affects an estimated 15 million people in the United States. Allergies affect ~ 50 million people in the US. Our own Richmond, Virginia, was named the asthma capital of the United States.

WellGOnomics: How You Move Matters
(Sept, 2014 - January, 2015)

CommonHealth’s new health campaign, WellGOnomics: How You Move Matters, focuses on Ergonomics, which is the study of the relationship between people and the objects and environments they interact with.

Recipe for a Healthier Heart
(May, 2014 - August, 2014)

CommonHealth’s new health campaign, Recipe for a Healthier Heart, will provide simple, key ingredients for a healthier heart. Even though we may know that eating certain foods can increase our heart disease risk; it’s often tough to change our eating habits

Take 10 Minutes
(Feb, 2014 - April, 2014)

CommonHealth’s campaign Take 10 Minutes, will take a look at how we can improve our lives in just 10 minutes a day. We will address how small changes can add up to big improvements, and look at simple ways to get started on the road to a healthier you.

Getting Your Zzzz
(Sept, 2013 - Jan, 2014)

If you toss and turn at night, you’re not alone. According to the National Sleep Foundation, approximately 20 million adults in the U.S. have difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep.

Think Fast About Stroke
(March, 2013 - August, 2013)

Several hundred thousand people suffer strokes in the U.S. each year. Unfortunately many of these victims will suffer permanent disability or die because so few recognize the symptoms or know what to do.

Growing Younger
(Nov, 2012 - Feb, 2013)

We all want to look and feel our best, regardless of how old we are, but we can get caught up in the latest anti-aging craze or find ourselves looking for a quick fix to turn back the clock. Sometimes we may settle for aches and pains or a chronic condition that we can avoid or improve, just because we feel like that is what happens as you get older.

It's Your Move
(July, 2012 - October, 2012)

Did you know that diabetes affects more than 20 million Americans and that over 40 million are pre-diabetic? What is pre-diabetes anyway? Chances are likely that you know someone who is affected by diabetes, but to many, the disease is a big mystery. How much do you really know about the big D?

Lighten Up!
(March, 2012 - June, 2012)

Do you ever find yourself in the drive thru lane more often than you would like? Are you constantly eating convenience food but feeling guilty about it? Does it seem like you don't have any time to prepare meals? Do you think it is too expensive to eat healthy?

Moving Forward with Fitness
(November, 2011 - February, 2012)

Ask most people if exercise is important, and you'll get an overwhelming YES. But, it usually gets shoved aside as other details in life demand our time and attention. Starting and sticking with exercise isn't easy.  We'll examine the most common barriers and provide some simple and effective ways to around them.

Just Drive Virginia
(July - October, 2011)

In this program, we discuss how you can avoid being a driving statistic while on or off the job. We will include tips for many of your driving concerns from impaired/distracted drivers to the often overlooked driving skills and vehicle safety tips.

Home Safe Home
(Feb - May, 2011)

It’s important that you take the time to help make your home as safe as possible. The time and effort you take now to learn about fire safety and being prepared for emergencies, can not only give you peace of mind, but it can literally save the lives of those you love.

Take a Break
(Nov - Jan, 2011)

Most of us can probably agree that stress levels have been high lately. And, we know that too much stress can lead to serious problems.

Outdoor Adventures
(July - Oct, 2010)

It is probably not news that an active lifestyle is a healthy one and that many people tend to be more active in the summer than during other times of the year.

Every Calorie Counts
(March - June, 2010)

CommonHealth has the answers and learning more about portion control is vital to your success.

Fitting In Fitness
(January - March, 2010)

CommonHealth has designed a great program to help you to get your fitness routine on track and maintain healthy habits.

Greener Virginia
(October - December, 2009)

We all want a well body and a healthy environment. This program will demonstrate ways to eat live and save green.

Something To Smile About
(July - September, 2009)

The Something to Smile About program not only reviews dental hygiene basics like brushing and flossing, but it also explores the relationship between dental health and diabetes, the benefits of good oral health during pregnancy, how to help children avoid tooth decay, and the link between gum disease and heart attacks.

Block Those Rays
(April - June, 2009)

The sun’s rays, can damage skin and lead to wrinkles, premature aging, painful sunburn, cataracts, basal cell and squamous cell cancer, and of course the deadly form of cancer called melanoma.

Calm Your Nerves
(January - March, 2009)

The Calm Your Nerves program will help you find healthy ways to release the build up of stress before it takes a toll on your health. The key is to balance your time, budget and social ties.

Germ Warfare
(October - December, 2008)

Germs are everywhere and most people don't know that there are more germs at our desks than there are on toilet seats! We will look at germ hot spots and provide information on flu shots.

Enjoy Eating
(July - September, 2008)

Most of us love to eat, but do we really pay attention when we do it? How many of us eat quickly or while we watch TV, read or work at our desks? This program doesn't focus on what we eat, but how we eat.

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