• One Size Doesn’t Fit All: What Are the Best Foods for You?

    November 18, 2019
    Do most people need to eat the same type of diet to be healthy? Much of what we see in the media would make it seem like that’s the case. Fad diets aside, we hear a lot about eating a balanced, healthy diet in moderation. Bestselling writer Mic....
  • Talk to Your Doctor About Your Mental Health

    November 18, 2019
    Many people find it hard to ask for help when it comes to their mental health. That’s even true when they’re talking with their primary doctor. But failing to speak up can hurt you. If you think you’re taking care of yourself just b...
  • Treat Yourself Right by Staying on Top of Your Health Tests

    October 15, 2019
    Most people don’t like to go get health screenings and tests. But there are some tests you really want to take. The ones that might help your health. The ones that will show what steps you need to take so you don’t get sicker. The ones th...
  • Review How to Inject Insulin with Your Doctor

    October 15, 2019
    When, where and how you inject your insulin affects your blood sugar levels. Whether you are new to injecting insulin or have been injecting insulin for so long that you don’t give it a second thought, it is very important to review the instruc....
  • Celebrate the Season with Healthy Choices

    October 14, 2019
    ‘Tis the season for celebrating with family and friends — and food. There is no substitute for getting together with the important people in your life. But there are substitutes for some of the less healthy holiday foods. Making healthy f...
  • Listeria and Pregnancy: Erin’s Story

    August 7, 2015
    Want to hear a scary story? Here’s one for your campfires! Erin was at her own baby shower when a bite of cheese sent her life and her daughter’s health into a tailspin. Although listeriosis (the illness from ingesting Listeria) is rare, pregnant...
  • Exposed: Get Tips for Winterproofing to Prevent Dry Skin

    February 16, 2015
    Winter woes are hard to beat, but doesn’t a nice, long hot bath sound nice? It might be a cold weather cure, but it definitely has its down side — its itchy and scratchy side. Skin care is not one-size-fits-all. In fact, even when you figure out...
  • Get the Scoop on Avocado’s Health Perks

    February 8, 2016
    Fats’ don’t need to be a four letter word in your healthy eating vocabulary. Avocados are a source of healthy monounsaturated fats.
  • Addiction: Five Things You Should Know

    December 3, 2015
    Drug and alcohol addiction can tear families apart, destroy careers and ruin lives. Watching a loved one battle addiction can make you feel powerless, but there is hope. Addiction can be treated, and many former addicts go on to live healthy, productive...
  • Member Voice – The New Mommy Jitters

    “There is no way to be a perfect mother…but a million ways to be a good one.” – Jill Churchill Martha welcomed her first child into the world with enthusiasm and a case of the new mommy jitters. “You want to run to the doctor right away if the...
  • What is ADHD?

    September 4, 2019
    What is ADHD? What are the signs? Where to get help and tips for parents for children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
  • From headache to heartache: NSAIDs pose heart dangers

    February 4, 2016
    Read the fine print the next time you pick up a bottle of ibuprofen or naproxen. You’ll see a warning about the risk for potentially deadly heart attacks and strokes.
  • Fight the Flu - One Shot at a Time

    July 2, 2019
    One of the best things you can do for your health is also the easiest: Get your yearly flu shot. It protects you and others in your community. Learn more. Flu immunization.
  • Don't Let the Seasonal Flu Get You

    July 2, 2019
    Getting a flu shot can help you stay healthy. The flu season starts in October and peaks between December and February. So if you haven’t already gotten your flu shot this year, don’t wait any longer. The Centers for Disease Control and ...
  • Substance Abuse: Signs and Risks

    July 2, 2019
    More than 23 million people in the U.S. struggle with drug abuse each year. And about 10% of U.S. adults have had drug use health problems some time in their lives, says the National Institutes of Health. But how do you know if your alcohol or...