• Care for Your Skin in the Summer Sun

    May 18, 2022
    Growing up, I never used sunscreen. It just wasn’t something I was taught. It was normal for my dad to turn a darker shade of brown after playing soccer games in the intense summer heat. I followed suit. I also tanned nicely after being out in...
  • 10 Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

    May 17, 2022
    Nourishing your child is one of the most important things you can do as a parent. Kids are never too young to learn about healthy foods and good eating habits. In fact, the path to childhood obesity can begin in infancy. You have the power to prevent...
  • COPD: When Lungs Break, the Heart Often Follows

    May 11, 2022
    “To breathe is to live, and without breath there is no life.” The mantra is a basic tenet of yoga. Nothing is clearer for those who struggle to breathe. If you suffer from chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), every breath can be...
  • Living with Diabetes? Learn More About What It Means

    May 10, 2022
    Most of the food we eat is turned into glucose (sugar). Our bodies use this sugar as fuel to give our cells the energy they need to function properly. It’s a delicate balance, though. When blood glucose levels are higher than they should be, it....
  • Living with High Blood Pressure

    Nearly half of adults in the United States have high blood pressure – also known as hypertension. Only about one in four adults with high blood pressure have it under control. Are you one of them? Learning to manage your blood pressure can be ...
  • Immunize to Keep Your Kids Safe and Healthy

    It’s hard to keep your children safe every minute of the day. Still, there’s one thing you can do that helps protect them 24/7. Make sure they get all the recommended childhood vaccines. What Shots Do Kids Need? From birth, ba...
  • Why Should I Get Tested for Colon Cancer?

    April 25, 2022
    Do you believe in the power of prevention? If you’re 45 years of age or older, one of those reasons is colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer. Besides skin cancer, colon cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer for both men an...
  • Well Visits Are Vital for Your Child’s Health

    April 22, 2022
    Parents think about taking 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 he....
  • You Can Keep Your Brain Healthy at Any Age

    April 22, 2022
    It’s common to think that forgetfulness and other changes in our brain function are a part of getting older that we just have to accept. But studies show that there are simple steps you can take to help prevent cognitive decline and lower your ....
  • Therapy 101: What You Should Know About Getting Mental Health Care

    April 22, 2022
    If you’re feeling depressed, anxious or overwhelmed with your problems, you’re not alone. Whether you are dealing with health, family or work issues, there’s something that can help: psychotherapy. It can sound intimidating, but it&...
  • Men’s Health: Take Action Now to Thrive at Every Age

    April 22, 2022
    You may not be able to stop time from marching on. But by making a few changes, you can stay healthy as you age. Being able to live the life you want as you get older is worth the effort. Control What You Can Many things influence healthy aging....
  • Kidneys: The Chemical Factories of the Human Body

    April 7, 2022
    The body is one complicated machine. Everything is connected. Everything works (or is supposed to, anyway) in harmony. Many times, when you're diagnosed with an illness, it’s important to address and treat it properly so other parts of your bod...
  • Healthy Eating: Avoid Portion Pitfalls

    April 6, 2022
    Most people know that should eat nutritious foods to maintain a healthy weight and avoid serious health problems. Still, there may be a big part of healthy eating you’re not paying enough attention to — portion sizes. What you eat matters...
  • Help Your Kidneys Keep You Healthy

    April 5, 2022
    Kidneys play a big part in your overall health. They filter extra water and toxins from your blood and make urine. They also help control your blood pressure. When your kidneys aren’t working as they should, waste can build up and harm your bod...
  • Where You Live Matters to Your Health

    April 1, 2022
    Can the closest grocery store where you live have an impact on how long you live? What about having a way to get there? Sometimes it’s more than illness or injury that can impact your health. It’s dinnertime. You’d like to make a he...