Spring is in full swing, and summer is around the corner! One of the best things you can do to “spring clean” your health — for your body, mind and spirit — is to keep up with your primary care provider. We’re here with eight ways to spring into good health by partnering with your primary care provider this season.
Bridging the Generational Gap: Conversations about Race, Culture and Health
Some cultures have a deep history rooted in the importance of close-knit families. We want to highlight our Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, empowering all families to talk to each other more openly about race, culture, family expectations, societal pressure and how mental health, and often physical health, is affected.
Nurturing the Whole Health of Mothers Every Day
This Mother’s Day, we’re highlighting the need to focus on restoring the whole health of moms in our communities.
Tips to Stay Healthy With Diabetes
Whether you have type one or type two, diabetes is a challenging illness to live with. By following some simple tips, you can keep your blood sugar in check and prevent issues before they begin.
Pick Your Pace: Walk and Run Your Way to Whole Health
Whatever speed is your target comfort zone, a good workout is as simple as putting one foot in front of the other.
How to Keep Your Diabetes Under Control
If you have type 2 diabetes, like roughly 32 million Americans, it’s important to do what you can to manage the condition. Keeping your blood glucose (blood sugar) in an optimal range will help you stay healthy. Read on for some ways you can keep your blood sugar under control:
Get the Facts: 3 Mammogram Myths You Shouldn’t Believe
Most of us have been affected by breast cancer, either personally or through a loved one. With so much at stake, it’s important to separate fact from fiction, so you can make the best possible decisions to protect your health.
12 Medical Conditions That Impact Women More Than Men
If you’re a woman, you’re also at greater risk for a number of diseases and conditions that are less common in men. We’re here to spread awareness about 12 of them, what they are and where to find help.
Getting Results: What to Expect After Your Mammogram
Getting your annual mammogram is one of the best ways to take charge of your health. When you get screened for cancer, you’re doing the very important work of prioritizing preventive care. But if you end up getting a follow-up call about findings from your test results, that can be stressful. Here's what to expect after your mammogram.
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The Colonoscopy: What You’ve Always Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask
If the word “colonoscopy” makes you cringe, you’re not alone. But the truth is, it’s an essential part of maintaining your overall health and wellness, especially if you’re approaching 50 or older. There are a lot of reasons why people avoid a colonoscopy: embarrassment, fear, stigma, lack of information, and more. But the best way to overcome most of these barriers is to be informed and know what to expect.
Do You Need a Mammogram Before Age 40?
It’s generally recommended that every woman starts their breast cancer screening mammograms at age 40 and continues to get them yearly until at least age 75. But what are the reasons to start your mammograms earlier? Let’s look at risk factors for breast cancer so you can determine if you should start your mammograms sooner than 40, as well as how breast cancer impacts younger women.
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 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
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, in reality, some cholesterol is necessary for our bodies to function.
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