• Looking for a Quick Way to Get Fit?

    February 27, 2024
    If you’re looking to shake up your fitness routine, you have a lot of choices. If you want to raise your fitness level but don’t have a lot of time, a shorter, more efficient workout may be the answer. The Centers for Disease Control and ...
  • Your Hardworking Lungs Need Protecting

    February 27, 2024
    Your lungs help you breathe. But they do much more. They help you fight infections. They help your other organs work. They do so much for your overall health — and they need your protection. Your lungs are easily harmed. Anything you breathe in...
  • What Should You Eat Before and After Working Out?

    February 27, 2024
    What you eat matters when it comes to starting or ending a workout right. It’s like fueling a car. It’s important to have the right foods at the right times. Have a snack or meal one to three hours before you work out. And drink plenty of...
  • Help Your Body and Mind Without Spending a Dime

    February 27, 2024
    Can you get exercise by doing what you already do, without spending extra money or time? Exercise without calling it that? Physical activity without the intimidation factor? Yes. Exercise doesn’t have to be hard, take a long time or cost a lot...
  • Think You May Be Depressed? A Screening Can Help

    February 27, 2024
    If you feel down for weeks or longer, and it keeps you from doing your normal, everyday activities, it could be depression. You don’t have to just accept feeling that way. There are steps you can take that may help. What Is Depression? Depressi...
  • Give Your Weary Eyes a Boost with Six Easy Exercises

    February 27, 2024
    It’s no surprise that exercise is good for your body. But did you know that your eyes can also benefit from a healthy workout? No special gear needed. How Can Eye Exercises Help? Exercising eye muscles doesn’t mean you can skip glass...
  • Protect Those Pretty Peepers

    February 27, 2024
    Our eyes are a vital part of our health, but it’s easy to take them for granted. It’s important to make sure you keep them healthy. Here’s how you can keep your eyes healthy and injury-free. Have a yearly comprehensive dilated eye...
  • Early Detection Helps Prevent Deaths from Breast Cancer

    February 27, 2024
    Finding breast cancer early is the best way to prevent deaths from breast cancer. Getting regular screening tests is the best way to find breast cancer early. About 1 in 8 American women will get breast cancer at some point in their lives. Each...
  • Are You In the Money? Or In the Red?

    February 19, 2024
    When you think about taking better care of yourself, what are the first things that come to mind? Do you think about eating more fruits and veggies? Maybe you decide to exercise more, get more sleep or finally get that long-overdue annual checku...
  • What Is an A1C Test, and Why Does It Matter?

    February 6, 2024
    If you have diabetes, you know you need to check your blood sugar regularly. But do you know you also need an A1C test? Blood glucose numbers only give a quick snapshot of blood sugar control at certain times of day. You may think your blood sugar...
  • Keep Your Child Healthy with Regular Well-Child Visits

    February 6, 2024
    Parents take their children to the doctor when they’re sick. But regular well-child visits to a pediatrician or other health provider are just as important. Getting those checkups and recommended vaccinations help keep children healthy. What Is...
  • Why Aren’t You Sleeping?

    February 6, 2024
    Feeling more groggy than usual? You know you’re not waking up refreshed from a good night’s sleep. But what’s keeping you from sleeping? Turns out, there are many potential obstacles to getting and staying asleep. You can improve yo...
  • Learn About Different Levels of Mental Health and Substance Use Treatment

    February 6, 2024
    Would you know what to do if a friend or family member needed help with a mental health or substance use issue? What kind of help would they need? Who could help? Not knowing what to do can be scary and confusing. But there are many things you...
  • 5 Ways You Can Protect Your Colon Health

    February 6, 2024
    Staying healthy is easier if you take care of the basics. Go to the doctor at least once a year for a wellness checkup. Get your preventive screening tests. Just doing those two things can help you live a longer and healthier life. Annual wellness...
  • Wait, That's Sugar, Too?

    February 5, 2024
    If you’re trying to watch your weight, chances are you’ve indulged in something sweet with a sugar substitute. It seems like a good way to enjoy a treat without all the calories, right? These sugar substitutes are often made from high-int...