• Early Detection Helps Prevent Deaths from Breast Cancer

    September 24, 2020
    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...
  • Cancer and Pregnancy: 5 Things You Need to Know

    September 24, 2020
    1 in every 1,000 women is diagnosed with cancer during pregnancy. Learn about the most common cancers diagnosed during pregnancy and how they’re treated.
  • Make a Plan to Manage Your Asthma

    September 4, 2020
    If you have asthma, you can help yourself by actively managing your condition. Work with your doctor to create a care plan called an asthma action plan . And make sure you’re doing all you can to manage your condition. If you have medicine...
  • That’s No Excuse: It’s Time to Get a Mammogram

    September 4, 2020
    Mammograms can help spot a problem before it becomes a serious health worry. So why do many women put off scheduling the test? They’re too busy. They don’t want to miss work. They don’t want to find a new doctor or new testing cente...
  • Stretch It Out to Ease Joint Pain

    September 4, 2020
    Aches and pains happen. You sit too much and your back hurts. You get up and down a lot and your knees hurt. Or your neck or hips ache regularly. These aches and pains in your joints or back are common. A joint is the connection between two bones...
  • Are You Prepared for Earthquakes?

    August 27, 2020
    Earthquakes are one of nature’s unexpected disasters. When this start shaking, you need to be prepared to take cover. Find out how.
  • Be Prepared for Any Emergency

    August 26, 2020
    You never know when you may be in an emergency, either at home or at work. That’s why it’s important to have an emergency response plan for the places you frequently visit.
  • The Link Between Nutrition and Mental Health

    August 5, 2020
    There is more and more research being done to show how nutrition impacts our mental health. Studies show that what we eat can play a vital role in regulating our mental and emotional health. &nb...
  • Don't Put Off Getting Your Flu Shot

    July 27, 2020
    This is not the year to skip getting your flu shot. And it isn’t the year to put it off until you hear people are sick with the flu. That’s because it’s likely that flu viruses and the virus that causes COVID-19 will both spread th...
  • Tired of Allergies? Take these Steps

    July 27, 2020
    Are the sneezes, sniffles, scratchy throat and itchy eyes from seasonal allergies getting you down? It may be time to step up your treatment. Fighting Fall Allergies Seasonal allergies are always around. But based on what triggers your allergies...
  • What You Need to Know About Prostate Cancer Testing

    July 27, 2020
    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...
  • Learn About Different Levels of Care

    July 2, 2020
    Would you know what to do if a friend or family member needed help with a mental health or drug abuse issue? What kind of help would they need? Who could help? Not knowing what to do can be scary and confusing. But there are many things you can...
  • Don’t Put It Off: Your Health Will Thank You

    July 2, 2020
    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...
  • Immunizations Are a Big Part of Staying Healthy

    July 2, 2020
    You’ve likely heard a lot about immunizations lately. It’s a good reminder to make sure you and your family are up to date on all your routine shots. Who Needs Vaccines? Shots aren’t just for babies or young children. We all need v...
  • Don’t Risk It All

    June 11, 2020
    We have the saying “serious as a heart attack” for a reason. A heart attack is always serious — and always something that’s best avoided. Heart disease is a leading killer of men and women in the U.S. According to the Centers ...