• 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...
  • 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).
  • 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...
  • Protect your family, get a flu shot

    June 13, 2019
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone 6 months and older should get a flu shot every year. Getting a flu shot every year is the best way to protect yourself and your family from getting the flu. The...
  • Learn about Type 2 Diabetes Risk Factors

    May 31, 2019
    The more you know about Type 2 diabetes, the more you will be able to take steps to prevent or delay it. If you are new to the topic, one of the first things to know is what can raise the chance of you getting the disease, called risk factors....
  • Depression and Anxiety: different, yet similar

    May 28, 2019
    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...
  • It’s time to take your medicine. Or is it?

    May 23, 2019
    If you’ve been taking medicine for a while for health problems like allergies or high blood pressure, you may not even glance at the instructions when you get it refilled. But as time goes on, you may forget an important thing about taking meds....
  • Know Your Numbers for Healthier Living

    May 16, 2019
    If you have high cholesterol, you probably know that it can increase your risk for heart disease. To help reduce your risk for heart disease and heart attack, you need to look at the big picture.
  • Clear the Air: The Truth About E-Cigarettes, Vaping and Smoking

    May 15, 2019
    What’s vaping, and why is it so popular? Is it a healthier alternative to smoking? Is it a gateway to tobacco smoking for young people?
  • Prediabetes Can be Reversed! Pre(vent) Diabetes by Addressing Your Sugar Intake

    Not only does diabetes affect about 1 out of every 11 Americans, but prediabetes affects 1 out of 3 of us. When left untreated, it can lead to many nasty conditions like kidney failure, blindness, amputation and even death. But the good news – and...
  • Reaching Out Can Make You Feel Better

    March 20, 2019
    Loneliness hurts. People often feel isolated or wish they had more friends. That feeling of being alone happens to people of all ages, even if they are busy and around people often. Studies show relationships are key for mental and physical wellbein...