• Improve Your Health with Community

    September 19, 2022
    The definition of well-being has grown over recent years. Today, it’s more holistic. It takes into account many facets of our lives. Employers have followed suit. They’re expanding their program offerings to enrich more areas of employees...
  • Taking Care of Yourself When Taking Care of Others

    September 16, 2022
    Look around and you’ll see caregivers. In the U.S., 1 in 3 adults give care to others. Caregivers may be taking care of elderly parents, a sick spouse or disabled child. Being a caregiver can be very stressful and demanding. It can even lead t...
  • How Do You Help a Teen with an Eating Disorder?

    September 16, 2022
    Teens see very skinny models on TV and touched-up pictures of celebrities online. These images are all around. And they may make teens question how they look. While it’s normal for teens to worry about their bodies, it may put them at risk of ...
  • Domestic Violence: Would You Know What to Do?

    September 15, 2022
    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...
  • What is Schizophrenia and How is it Treated?

    September 1, 2022
    You may have heard about schizophrenia, but do you know what that means? Schizophrenia is a long-term and serious mental health issue. It impacts a person’s thoughts, feelings and actions. Warning signs often set between the ages of 16 and 30....
  • Reaching Out Can Make You Feel Better

    August 30, 2022
    Loneliness hurts. People often feel isolated or wish they had more friends. Those feelings happen to people of all ages, even if they are busy and around people often. Studies show relationships are key for overall wellbeing. People ...
  • Don’t Be Sidelined by Exercise-Induced Asthma

    August 30, 2022
    David Beckham is one of the best-known soccer players of all time. Roy Hibbert is a two-time NBA All-Star. Swimmer Amy Van Dyken is a six-time Olympic gold medalist. What do these athletes all have in common? They all live with asthma. B...
  • Try the Mediterranean Lifestyle for Healthy Living

    August 29, 2022
    A warm golden sun. A shimmering blue sea. Meals laden with mouth-watering fresh fruits, earthy whole grains, beans and potatoes. Their distinctive flavors sometimes enhanced with local olive oil. Sounds pretty good, right? The people of Ikaria...
  • What Makes a Manly Meal: Healthy Super Nutrition for Healthy Super Men

    August 28, 2022
    While there are some gender differences in metabolism, the differences are small. So when it comes to weight loss, the issue is mostly about calories in and calories out for men and women alike. Burn Baby Burn Knowing how many calories you...
  • Is It Cold, Flu, Allergies or COVID-19?

    August 25, 2022
    If you have sniffles, sneezes, coughing or sore throat, it can be hard to tell if your symptoms are from allergies, a cold or the flu. And now there’s another possibility: COVID-19. Until you know for sure what’s causing your symptoms, it...
  • Early Detection Helps Prevent Deaths from Breast Cancer

    August 25, 2022
    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...
  • 8 Ways to Manage Your Holiday Eating

    August 22, 2022
    The holidays don’t have to be the season of overeating. There are ways to manage your habits so you can indulge without overdoing it. Having some of those options in mind ahead of time can help you make better choices as we head into the holida....
  • Are Your Knees Telling You They Need Help?

    August 22, 2022
    Millions of people deal with aching knees. It’s one of the most common health problems, and it affects people of all ages. Some hope the problem will just go away. And for a minor injury like a strain, time and rest may help. But some people ma....
  • 6 Questions to Ask Your Child’s Doctor about Asthma

    August 22, 2022
    When your child has asthma, you and your doctor are part of the team that helps you care for your child. Before you can offer the right kind of care, you need to confirm that your child does, in fact, have asthma. Coughing, wheezing and shortness...
  • Soap vs. Sanitizer: Is There a Hands-Down Winner for Getting Clean?

    August 21, 2022
    Germs. They’re everywhere you don’t want them to be. You can’t see them, but they’re waiting. Germs are lurking on the handrail of every stairway you use. The same handrail a woman gripped right after coughing into her hand. N...