• Myth or Fact? What’s True about Asthma?

    January 17, 2020
    Since asthma affects one in twelve people, it is likely you know someone with asthma. But how much do you know about this chronic condition? Find out what’s a myth and what’s fact.
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  • Asthma Symptoms, Causes and Risk Factors

    January 6, 2020
    With childhood asthma on the rise the past few decades more children are affected by this chronic condition. Find out how parents can help to manage the triggers to help control asthma.
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  • Be an Advocate for Your Own Care

    December 30, 2019
    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....
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  • Watch Your Waist: Fat Around the Middle Can Be Dangerous

    December 16, 2019
    Have you ever had a doctor measure your waist, and not really known why? It’s not to make you feel bad about your shape. It’s because it matters where fat is. Fat at the waistline can indicate a risk for some serious health problems. Visc...
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  • Wellness Guidelines: An Easy Path to Better Health

    December 16, 2019
    One of our goals is to empower our members with information and tools that can help lead them down the path to good health. That’s why we offer new Wellness Guidelines each year that include specific recommendations for preventive care, immuniz....
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  • When Is the Right Time to Use Antibiotics?

    December 16, 2019
    When we feel bad, we want to get better quickly. And medicines like antibiotics may seem like the answer when you have a problem like a cough, sore throat or sinus pain. But studies show that probably over 90 percent of upper respiratory infections...
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  • End Your Energy Slump

    December 16, 2019
    Do you sometimes feel like the energy has just drained from your body? You’re not the only one feeling more tired, more often. Many people have lifestyles that lead to frequently feeling tired. There are simple steps you can take to have more e....
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  • 10 Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

    November 19, 2019
    Nearly one-third of all U.S. children and teens are overweight or obese. Is your child at risk? Here 10 ways to teach healthy habits.
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  • One Size Doesn’t Fit All: What Are the Best Foods for You?

    November 18, 2019
    Do most people need to eat the same type of diet to be healthy? Much of what we see in the media would make it seem like that’s the case. Fad diets aside, we hear a lot about eating a balanced, healthy diet in moderation. Bestselling writer Mic....
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  • Talk to Your Doctor About Your Mental Health

    November 18, 2019
    Many people find it hard to ask for help when it comes to their mental health. That’s even true when they’re talking with their primary doctor. But failing to speak up can hurt you. If you think you’re taking care of yourself just b...
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  • Understanding Your Options While Eating Out

    November 18, 2019
    Cutting your calories and getting on that attainable workout routine is something we’re always working toward. It can be challenging, for sure, but nothing tempts any of us more than going out to a restaurant that we know has a delicious lineup full...
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  • 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...
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  • 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....
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  • 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...
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  • 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).
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