You are not alone. September is Suicide Prevention Month, and we want you to know that you are valuable, your life matters and that there is help if you or someone you care about needs it. We’re also here to educate you on how you can help if someone close to you is showing signs that suicide might be a possibility. By listening, observing and taking appropriate action, we can all play a role in making life better for those around us — possibly even saving a precious life
You Matter: Suicide Awareness and Prevention
You are not alone. September is Suicide Prevention Month, and we want you to know that you are valuable, your life matters and that there...
What You Learn About Your Heart From a Cholesterol Test
Cholesterol often gets a bad rap. We’re constantly warned to stay away from foods high in cholesterol and encouraged to keep cholesterol levels down. But...
5 Common Health Conditions That Affect Hispanic Communities
We’re celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15 through October 15) and want to remind everyone that by being aware of our health risks, we’re more...
The 5 Vaccines Everyone Should Consider
Vaccines play an important role in protecting you in every phase of life, and they become particularly important as we get older and risks to...
When is Snoring is Something More Serious?
According to the National Sleep Foundation, around 90 million adult Americans snore. Of those, approximately 18 million suffer from the serious sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea. Knowing the difference between the two could save your life.
Making the Most of Your Child’s Back-To-School Physical
A back-to-school physical is more than just a routine doctor appointment. It’s a great way to get your child’s school year off to the healthiest start possible. Back-to-school physicals (also called well-child exams) are a chance for the doctor to evaluate your child’s growth and development, screen for common childhood conditions and make sure immunizations are up to date. Here’s what you need to know to make the most of your child’s next check-up.
Seasonal Mood Disorder Can Strike in Summer, Too
With summer comes sunny days and a brighter mood. Some people, though, experience the opposite. As the days grow longer, their thoughts and feelings become greyer. Learn more about seasonal mood disorder causes, symptoms and treatments below.
Get the Facts: 3 Mammogram Myths You Shouldn’t Believe
We all have been affected by breast cancer, either personally or through a loved one. As the second deadliest cancer, it’s important to separate fact from fiction, so you can make the best possible decisions to protect your health.