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...
Family Medicine vs. Internal Medicine
When you’re not feeling your best, you want the best care from the right physician. But with so many different types of doctors out there, it can be hard to choose the best health care professional for your unique needs.
Is It a Mole or Skin Cancer?
If you're like the average person, chances are you have moles somewhere on your body. They're common and usually not a cause for concern. A changing mole, however, can be one of the first signs of skin cancer. Yet, if caught soon enough, it is almost always curable. But how do you know what to look for?
A Clean House Improves Your Well-Being
Your home provides safety and security from the outside world and is the place where you build and strengthen relationships with family and friends. And since you spend at least half of each day there, it stands to reason that keeping it tidy is important for your physical, mental and spiritual health.
Is It a Cold, the Flu, COVID-19 or Seasonal Allergies?
Coronavirus, the flu, the common cold and even seasonal allergies can cause some of the same symptoms. For example, you may have a cough with most of these ailments. But other symptoms, like a fever, are more likely to occur with COVID-19 and the flu only. To help you tell the difference between these conditions, here’s a roundup of their most common symptoms. It may ease your mind and help you and your family make the best health care choices.