• 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...
  • Listeria and Pregnancy: Erin’s Story

    January 11, 2017
    Want to hear a scary story? Here’s one for your campfires! Erin was at her own baby shower when a bite of cheese sent her life and her daughter’s health into a tailspin. Although listeriosis (the illness from ingesting Listeria) is rare, pregnant...
  • Get the Scoop on Avocado’s Health Perks

    February 8, 2016
    ‘Fats’ don’t need to be a four letter word in your healthy eating vocabulary. Avocados are a source of healthy monounsaturated fats.
  • Addiction: Five Things You Should Know

    December 3, 2015
    Drug and alcohol addiction can tear families apart, destroy careers and ruin lives. Watching a loved one battle addiction can make you feel powerless, but there is hope. Addiction can be treated, and many former addicts go on to live healthy, productive...
  • What is ADHD?

    September 5, 2019
    What is ADHD? What are the signs? Where to get help and tips for parents for children with Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).
  • Cold, the Flu or Allergies? Sometimes it’s Hard to Tell!

    August 8, 2019
    When was the last time you woke up feeling stuffy and sore all over, but weren’t sure if you had a cold, flu or were suffering from seasonal allergies? Well you’re not alone. It seems that we often confuse what we have because so many of the symptoms...
  • 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
    This years flu season is underway. So if you haven't already gotten your flu shot this year, don't wait any longer. It can help keep you, your family and your community healthier this winter. Don't Let the Seasonal Flu Get You
  • 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 flu virus...
  • 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, help...
  • 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 med.....