• Immunize to Keep Your Kids Safe and Healthy

    June 7, 2024
    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, bab...
  • Bipolar Disorder and Diabetes: The Connection

    June 5, 2024
    About six million adults, teens and children have bipolar disorder (BD) in the US. It’s often diagnosed before the age of 25, and once it is, BD doesn’t go away. Those who live with the disease may cope with the constant shift between epi...
  • Now’s the Time to Catch Up on Childhood Vaccines

    June 3, 2024
    Getting childhood vaccines on time matters. If children don’t have their shots, they are at higher risk of getting some serious diseases. They could also spread those diseases to their friends and family. Don’t Delay Now’s the time ...
  • Your Smartphone Can Help Protect Your Skin

    June 3, 2024
    We use technology in most parts of our lives now. But have you thought about using it to protect your skin? The Skin Cancer Foundation says healthy skin can be as close as your smartphone. Skin cancer is the most common cancer in the U.S. When caught...
  • Oh, My Aching Feet! Caring for Common Foot Problems

    June 3, 2024
    There are many different foot problems, some serious and some that are easy to treat at home. The main thing is to take care of any problems before they get worse. These are a few of the most common foot issues and how to take care of them. Plantar...
  • Diabetes and Vision Loss: Know the Connection, Protect Your Vision

    June 3, 2024
    People living with diabetes can have eye problems that lead to vision loss or blindness. And diabetic eye disease often has no early symptoms. That’s why an annual eye exam is critical for people with diabetes. The longer you have diabetes, the....
  • Busting Myths About Diabetes

    May 30, 2024
    Managing Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes can be overwhelming. It means testing your blood sugar and focusing on your food. It means staying physically active and having a healthy weight. It means handling your insulin and other meds. It can also be a ...
  • Breast Cancer Complementary Therapies Help Boost Treatment

    May 24, 2024
    Women with breast cancer often have choices for medical treatment. If you're fighting breast cancer, your doctor will make a treatment plan. It might involve surgery, chemotherapy, radiation or immunotherapy. Along with questions about traditional...
  • Blood Glucose Levels: Get Curious

    May 23, 2024
    Dinner is almost ready and it's that time again. You unzip your black pouch to take out a glucose meter. As you pull back the lever of the lancet, you think, "Gosh, I hope my blood sugar isn’t high again.” Blood glucose testing is vital f...
  • Are You Paralyzed by Social Anxiety? Learn the Best Ways to Manage It.

    May 22, 2024
    Do you have a friend who always bails when you make plans? They may not be trying to avoid you. That can happen when people have social anxiety. Social anxiety disorder, also known as social phobia, is a long-term mental health issue. It affects...
  • Summer Heat Safety Reminders

    May 15, 2024
    Staying safe during hot summer months isn’t hard. There are steps you can take to protect yourself. Drinking lots of water and wearing sunscreen isn’t enough. Here are three things to know to keep summer fun. UV Rays Can Hurt You Ultravio...
  • Depression and Anxiety: Different and Similar

    May 13, 2024
    One in 5 adults in the U.S. lives with a mental health issue. You likely know people who experience depression or anxiety. Some people have both. They are different health problems, but share some of the same warning signs. Help is available for...
  • Care for Your Skin in the Summer Sun

    Growing up, many of us skipped sunscreen. Decades ago, we weren't as savvy about the sun's dangers. 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...
  • Care for Your Mental Health Throughout Your Pregnancy

    Health care is important before, during and after pregnancy. And that means caring for your mind as well as your body. A healthy pregnancy starts before you’re even pregnant. You might need mental health support if you face issues getting...
  • Men’s Health: Do You Know the Signs of a Silent Heart Attack?

    Think you know what you’d feel like if you were having a heart attack? Think again. Silent heart attacks, known as a silent myocardial infarction (SMI), account for 45 percent of heart attacks. And they are more likely to strike men than women.....