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...
Prediabetes? 1 in 3 Have It...And Don't Even Know It!
One in three U.S. adults are prediabetic, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Prediabetes can cause long-term damage - especially to the heart and circulatory system - as well as other serious symptoms. Without intervention, many patients with prediabetes will develop Type 2
7 Heart Myths to Avoid!
We sat down with Patricia Guerrero, MD, Cardiologist, to talk about heart health myths she has heard through 15 years of practicing medicine. Read on for tips that demystify these common myths. MYTH 1: “VITAMINS WILL PROTECT ME.” Many patients believe they can eat anything if they take supplements
Stressed? 9 Tips to Refocus
If you’ve ever been stressed, you can probably pinpoint a time when your mind wasn’t quite as focused as you wanted it to be. It’s not easy to collect your thoughts during frazzled moments. But refocusing your mind during stress requires understanding, managing, and even preventing your stress