• How to Make New Year’s Resolutions You Can Keep

    November 13, 2023
    The start of a new year seems like the right time to set resolutions. We may even make lists of things we’d like to change. Our lists often include “eat healthy” and “exercise more.” Sometimes it's hard to follow t...
  • Mocktails Make for Safe Merriment

    November 8, 2023
    ‘Tis the season to spread holiday cheer. That often means getting together with friends and family. Good food, refreshing drinks and time with your favorite people are all ingredients for a wonderful time, right? Just make sure you don’t ...
  • 10 Tips to Stay Fit During the Holidays

    October 29, 2023
    There's more than a month between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. It’s a busy time of year, but you don’t have to let your health fall by the wayside. Yes, it's a time filled with holiday meals, office parties and possibly even tra...
  • Supporting Someone with a Mental Health Condition

    October 26, 2023
    Anyone can experience a mental health condition. And if they do, friends and family can make a big difference in their recovery. Mental health conditions are common — more than 1 in 5 adults are affected. Mental health conditions are health is...
  • Do You Know the Early Warning Signs of a Stroke?

    October 25, 2023
    Stroke is a leading cause of death and long-term disability in the U.S. Knowing the earliest signs of a stroke can be a lifesaver. Every minute that a stroke continues, thousands of brain cells are dying. The faster you get the right medical care...
  • Help Your Child Avoid the Health Risks of Obesity

    October 24, 2023
    Helping kids stay active and eat healthy foods isn’t easy. But it’s important: Early extra pounds often start children on the path to future health problems. And overweight children can also have health issues while they’re still yo...
  • How Does a Drug Become a Generic: Facts vs. Myths

    October 23, 2023
    Taking a generic drug is not like buying a store-brand soap. With soap, you might notice a difference. It may smell different. You may need to use more than the brand-name product. That is not true with generic drugs. When companies make a bran...
  • Clear the Air: The Truth About E-Cigarettes, Vaping and Smoking

    October 20, 2023
    Many people, mostly teens and young adults, think e-cigs are cool or a healthier choice than smoking cigarettes. Whether they look like cigarettes, pipes, pens or lipstick holders, they all use a vapor to deliver nicotine without tobacco. This vapor...
  • Be an Advocate for Your Own Care

    October 16, 2023
    Prevention is an important part of being healthy. That can mean having a yearly exam. It can mean having routine screening tests. When an illness can’t be avoided, stepping up to help direct your own health care is critical. Get Involved in You....
  • Don’t Put It Off: Your Health Will Thank You

    October 15, 2023
    Some health problems can be avoided. And there’s a good way to start avoiding them: preventive check-ups and screenings. Exercising, eating right, getting enough sleep and staying away from things that can harm your health, like tobacco, are a...
  • Give Your Weary Eyes a Boost with Six Easy Exercises

    October 9, 2023
    It’s no surprise that exercise is good for your body. But did you know that your eyes can also benefit from a healthy workout? No special equipment or program needed. How Can Eye Exercises Help? Exercising eye muscles doesn’t mean you can...
  • The Link Between Diabetes and Depression

    October 7, 2023
    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...
  • Treat Yourself Right: Stay on Top of Your Diabetes Care

    October 6, 2023
    No one likes to go get health screenings and tests. But if you have diabetes, there are some tests you really need to get done. The tests that will show what steps you need to take so you don’t get sicker. The ones that can save you from much b....
  • Every Breath You Take

    October 5, 2023
    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...
  • Did You Know Taking Certain Medications Can Raise Your Risk of Diabetes?

    Did You Know Taking Certain Medications Can Raise Your Risk of Diabetes?

    October 3, 2023
    Diabetes is a serious health issue and early detection is vital. If you’re taking medicine for bipolar disorder, schizophrenia or schizoaffective disorder, talk to your health care provider. If you are at risk, you may need a simple test to check...