• 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...
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  • Depression and Anxiety: different, yet similar

    June 24, 2022
    One in 5 adults in the U.S. lives with a mental health issue. You likely know people who are depressed or have anxiety. Some people have both. They are different health problems, but they share some warning signs. Like a medical sickness, hel...
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  • Reach Out for Help with Drug or Alcohol Problems

    Reach Out for Help with Drug or Alcohol Problems

    June 21, 2022
    Struggling with drugs? Struggling with alcohol? If you or a family member aren’t sure what to do to get help, watching this short video will provide helpful information on treatment and support. Learn more about Behavioral Health.
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  • Continue Your Care After a Hospital/ER Visit

    Continue Your Care After a Hospital/ER Visit

    June 21, 2022
    Were you just in the hospital or ER? Are you feeling overwhelmed and unsure what to do next? Watch this short video and let us help you take the next step toward wellness. Learn more about Behavioral Health.
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  • Talk to Your Doctor About Your Mental Health Meds

    Talk to Your Doctor About Your Mental Health Meds

    June 21, 2022
    Medication instructions can be hard to follow, or you may have questions about your medications. Watch this short video on how to talk with your provider about your questions and some ways that you can work with your provider to better understand...
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  • Asthma Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors

    June 15, 2022
    The number of children with asthma has risen dramatically in the past few decades. With the wheezing comes worrying. Could your child be the one in every ten children who is affected by what is now the most common chronic...
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  • Bipolar and Diabetes: The Unknown Connection

    June 13, 2022
    When people think about bipolar disorder, they often think about how it affects the brain. But the truth is, it can change the body as well. Millions of people have bipolar disorder. One of its tell-tale signs is swinging between manic events and...
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  • What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer Testing

    June 1, 2022
    Prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer in American men. But when to get screened for it isn’t an easy decision. Talking with your doctor can help you choose what’s best for you. Testing Recommendations The U.S. Preventive Ser...
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  • Taking a Break out in Nature Helps Your Mind and Body

    June 1, 2022
    For many people, long summer days are when the travel bug bites. But you don’t have to jump on a plane or take an epic road trip to get away. Sometimes all it takes to rest and recharge is getting outdoors. Chances are, there are many places no...
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  • Protect Those Pretty Peepers

    June 1, 2022
    How do you keep your eyes healthy and injury-free? Here are some of the best tips for protecting those peepers . Have a yearly comprehensive dilated eye exam: If your vision seems fine, why should you go get an exam? Regularly getting a comprehe...
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  • Blood Glucose Levels: Get Curious

    May 27, 2022
    Dinner is almost ready and it's that time again. You unzip your black pouch to unveil a glucose meter. As you pull back the lever of the lancet, you think, "Gosh, I hope my blood sugar isn’t high again.” Blood glucose testing is vital for...
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  • Breast Cancer Diagnosis: Now What?

    May 26, 2022
    About one in eight American women will develop breast cancer during her lifetime. What happens when you or your loved one is one of them? Breast cancer treatment is a journey. At times it may seem overwhelming. Take comfort knowing we are here...
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  • Are You Paralyzed by Social Anxiety? Learn the Best Ways to Manage It.

    May 25, 2022
    Do you have a friend who always bails when you make plans? They may not be trying to avoid you. Instead, they may be unsettled by the situation. That can happen when people have social anxiety. Social Anxiety Disorder, also known as social phobia...
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  • Protect Your Skin While Enjoying the Sunshine

    May 24, 2022
    Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention . But that won’t make you feel any better about it if you’re told you may have it. Most skin cancers are highly treatable w...
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  • Now’s the Time to Catch Up on Childhood Vaccines

    May 23, 2022
    Getting childhood vaccines on time matters. If children don’t have their shots, they are at higher risk of getting some serious diseases. They could also spread those diseases to their friends and family. Many parents and children stayed home d...
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