• Fall in Love with Seasonal Superfoods

    August 4, 2022
    Want an easy way to give your body a healthy dose of goodness? Nosh on superfoods. They are naturally loaded with nutrients that do a body good. What exactly are superfoods? While there may not be an official definition of superfoods, many agree...
  • Managing Diabetes? You Have a Partner Who Can Help

    August 2, 2022
    If you’re living with diabetes, think of your primary care provider (PCP) as your partner in taking charge of your health. You can work together to successfully manage your diabetes so you can stay healthier. It’s important to get the reg...
  • Compassionate Management: Nice Guys Finish First

    August 1, 2022
    They are questions both parents and managers often ask. Is it better to be nice so people like you? Or does the tough-love approach get more results? Are people more responsive when you demand respect and hard work? Most people think it’s bette....
  • One Simple Test Can Save Your Life

    July 27, 2022
    It’s pretty much a given that the annual well-woman exam is not any woman’s most favorite thing to do for her health. Most hug the line on whether to have one, with one foot firmly planted on the side of dreading the exam and the other o...
  • Don't Put Off Getting Your Flu Shot

    July 25, 2022
    This is not the year to skip getting your flu shot. And it isn’t the year to put it off until you hear people are sick with the flu. That’s because it’s likely that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both spread th...
  • Back-to-School Planning: Make Sure Your Child’s Health Visits Top the List

    July 25, 2022
    When it comes to a smooth back-to-school experience, preparation is key. Gathering school supplies before the school bell rings is good. So is making sure the kids haven’t outgrown their school clothes and shoes. And catching up on doctor visit...
  • Don’t Let Your Mental Health Care End When You Leave the Hospital

    Don’t Let Your Mental Health Care End When You Leave the Hospital

    July 20, 2022
    If you’ve been recently discharged from an ER or inpatient hospital for a mental health or substance use concern, continue your journey to wellness with additional care. Professional treatment including therapy and medication management can help...
  • What Is Heart Disease?

    July 7, 2022
    Heart disease is a leading killer of men and women in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), reveals one in four Americans die of heart disease every year. With so much at stake, it’s smart to know the warning...
  • Fight the Flu — One Shot at a Time

    July 6, 2022
    Many people don’t know that they can get influenza — the respiratory disease we often call the flu — any time of the year. Flu viruses usually peak between December and February . But cases of flu usually start to increas...
  • Summer Heat Safety Reminders

    July 5, 2022
    Staying safe during hot summer months isn’t hard. But there are steps you need to take. Drinking lots of water and wearing sunscreen isn’t enough. Here are three things to know to keep summer fun. UV Rays Can Hurt You Ultraviolet radiati...
  • Immunizations Are a Big Part of Staying Healthy

    July 3, 2022
    You’ve likely heard a lot about immunizations lately. It’s a good reminder to make sure you and your family are up to date on all your routine shots. Who Needs Vaccines? Shots aren’t just for babies or young children. We all need v...
  • High Cholesterol Doubles Your Risk for Heart Disease

    July 2, 2022
    Nearly 1 in every 3 Americans have high cholesterol, which can clog blood vessels and lead to heart disease. In fact, people with high total cholesterol have about twice the risk for heart disease as people with healthy levels. Along with family...
  • Is Your Child Struggling with Mental Health Issues?

    July 1, 2022
    Children have a lot on their minds. They’re always learning new things and facing challenges they’ve never handled before. And the pandemic has made things even harder for many kids. They've struggled with changes to their routines. They'...
  • A Hug Only Takes 10 Seconds, But the Benefits Last Forever

    June 29, 2022
    Fun fact about hugs: They don’t just give you that warm, fuzzy sense of well-being — they can also be good for your health. It’s true. Hugging for just 10 seconds can increase feel-good hormones like oxytocin, which causes stress ch...
  • Minutes of Movement Add Up to a Better Life

    June 27, 2022
    Not being active can be dangerous for your health. Inactivity raises the chance of getting serious health problems like heart disease and diabetes. Yet 1 in 2 adults — and 77 percent of high school students — don’t get enough physic...