Entries by The Mikey Network

A Man’s Best Friend: Owning a Dog May be Beneficial to Heart Health

Studies have found that your furry canine companion may be your heart’s best friend as well. Researchers have found that compared to people who did not own pets, dog owners tend to have less risk factors for heart disease due to increased exercise, had healthier diets, and possessed lower blood sugar levels. When compared to […]

Apps to Help You Lead a Healthier Lifestyle

A healthy lifestyle encompasses more than just good nutritious meals and consistent exercise. It’s important to take care of your mind and body by getting enough sleep, managing any medications you may need to take, and remembering your doctor’s appointments. With the convenience of having a phone strapped to us most of the time, a […]

For Better Heart Health: Less Meat, More Veggies

Remember what your mom told you? Well it turns out that eating your vegetables was great advice. Eating more plant based foods and less animal products is not only beneficial to your heart health but also does good for the planet. An increasing number of studies have suggested that eating a more plant-centric diet could […]

Husband saves wife with their MIKEY AED

We received the incredible news that one of the MIKEYs (AEDs) we placed was used to save a life! In this case the husband of a woman with a serious heart condition was told about The Mikey Network by a friend. They felt it would be a good idea to have a MIKEY and we […]

How commuting to work affects our health

Commuting to work is part of everyday life for most of us. Have you ever “zoned out” on your commute and you arrived at your destination? This is because you are tired physically and mentally, and your brain needs a break. So it does this during the most repetitive portion of your day… your commute. […]