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...
5 Things to Know About the 2022 Diabetes Guidelines
Every year, the American Diabetes Association updates its guidelines for diabetes care. With the most recent research and tools available, they’re able to refine best practices for the more than 34 million Americans living with diabetes to most effectively treat it and prevent complications. We’re here with everything you need to know about the 2022 diabetes care guidelines. With this knowledge at your fingertips, you’ll be more equipped to get the care you need and live your healthiest life with your condition.
Do You Have High Blood Pressure and Not Know It?
Millions of Americans experience high blood pressure (hypertension) every year — and surprisingly, many don’t even know they have the condition. Because high blood pressure raises your risk for heart attack or stroke, not knowing your blood pressure is elevated can put your life at risk. If you don’t know your numbers, it’s important you talk with your primary care doctor about your blood pressure at your next appointment. A better understanding of your numbers and potential risk for hypertension can help Disney Cast Members and Employees chart a plan for healthy living and reduce risk for heart disease.
5 Things Your Primary Care Provider Can Treat
Your primary care provider (PCP) is your go-to for annual physicals and sick visits — but they can also provide comprehensive care well beyond annual checkups, too. We’re here to explain the additional kinds of services Disney Cast Members and Employees might not know their PCP can provide.
Mental Health in Black Communities
The stigma that still surrounds mental health conditions prevents many individuals from seeking help when they need it most. When one is part of a minority group, those stigmas can be even more difficult to overcome. We’re here to help break those barriers and talk about how our Black communities in particular are affected when it comes to mental health conditions and stereotypes. Help is around the corner and should be sought out by Disney Cast Members and Employees whether the condition is mental or physical.