• How You Can Help Stop Bullying

    November 18, 2020
    Bystanders can play a key role in stopping bullying, both in school and online. Learn how you can help your kids learn what it means to stand up for someone who is being bullied. Sadly, bullying among kids and teens is still very common in the U...
  • Supporting Someone with Mental Illness

    November 2, 2020
    Anyone can have mental health problems. And if they do, friends and family can make a big difference in their recovery. Mental health conditions are common, affecting 1 in 5 adults. Mental health illnesses are health problems that change a pers...
  • The Link Between Diabetes and Depression

    November 2, 2020
    Your mental health touches so many parts of your daily life. It affects how you think and feel, handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Your thoughts and feelings affect how healthy you are. It isn’t surprising that having a mental h...
  • Push the Reset Button

    November 2, 2020
    The new year is just around the corner. Maybe you’re already pondering how you can kick it off right. The time after the holidays is a natural time for a reset. And it doesn’t take a long list of resolutions. Look at it as a chance to rec...
  • What Becomes of the Broken Hearted?

    November 2, 2020
    Dying of a broken heart sounds like something from a country song. But we’ve all heard the stories — the elderly couple married for decades that die within hours or a day of the other’s passing. We often say that someone died of a b...
  • Catch Colon Cancer Early with Screenings

    November 2, 2020
    You may be avoiding having a colon cancer screening because you think it will hurt, or you may think it’s not needed. But you should know that, excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common type of cancer in Americans and t....
  • How to Beat Holiday Stress

    October 23, 2020
    While `tis the season to be jolly, for many of us, the holiday season can also be a stressful time. With all the pressure to cook perfect dinners, attend a number of parties, gather with family members and buy the perfect gift for everyone you, ...
  • Holiday Stress: Stop It Before It Starts

    October 23, 2020
    What’s the secret to getting through the holidays with less stress? Be prepared. Be flexible. And follow our tips for holiday success with less stress.
  • Domestic Violence: Would You Know What to Do?

    October 5, 2020
    You may recall your doctor asking during a regular checkup if you are experiencing any form of domestic violence. Screening for domestic violence is standard practice in preventive health exams. This question may be startling or foreign for some...
  • Treat Yourself Right by Staying on Top of Your Health Tests

    October 5, 2020
    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...
  • Every Breath You Take

    October 5, 2020
    Your home may be warm and cozy, but is it good for your lungs? People tend to take their lungs for granted. We know we can’t live without them, but we don’t spend much time taking care of them. But as outdoor activities give way to indoo...
  • Early Detection Helps Prevent Deaths from Breast Cancer

    September 24, 2020
    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 her life. Each year...
  • Pregnancy and Cancer: 5 Things You Need to Know

    September 24, 2020
    One in every thousand women is diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy. Learn about the most common cancers diagnosed during pregnancy and how they’re treated.
  • Make a Plan to Manage Your Asthma

    September 4, 2020
    If you have asthma, you can help yourself by actively managing your condition. Work with your doctor to create a care plan called an asthma action plan . And make sure you’re doing all you can to manage your condition. If you have medicin...
  • That’s No Excuse: It’s Time to Get a Mammogram

    September 4, 2020
    Mammograms can help spot a problem before it becomes a serious health worry. So why do many women put off scheduling the test? They’re too busy. They don’t want to miss work. They don’t want to find a new doctor or new testing cente...