• Safely celebrating during COVID-19
    July 2, 2020
    Child & Family Health, Stay Well
    Each year, as the Fourth of July approaches, we remind our community to celebrate safely because fireworks injuries, boating accidents, and severe sunburns are common around this favorite summer holiday. But this year, there’s an additional concern: COVID-19. As some cities plan to host large public fireworks displays and gatherings,...
  • Women and Stroke—A Different Disease
    June 19, 2020
    Brain Health & Stroke, Men's Health, Stay Well, Women's Health
    If you’re a woman, have you ever felt dizzy without reason or experienced sudden weakness? While these conditions may seem common, they could also be possible signs of a stroke. Learn about the unique symptoms of stroke in women and how you can help lower your risk. Did you know...
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    5 facts to know about prostate cancer
    June 19, 2020
    Men's Health, Prostate Cancer, Stay Well
    The American Cancer Society estimates that more than 191,930 new cases of prostate cancer will be diagnosed in 2020. Why not take some time during Men's Health Week to get the facts about the condition? Prostate cancer is the second most common form of cancer among American men, behind...
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    A man’s guide to a healthy heart
    June 17, 2020
    Men's Cardiology, Men's Health, Stay Well
    The statistics are staggering. Heart disease is the leading cause of death among American men, causing nearly one in four deaths. Healthier lifestyle habits can help you avoid becoming part of that number. Let’s take a deeper dive into the numbers from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: In...
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    Family Health Challenge: Gardening together
    June 15, 2020
    Child & Family Health, Stay Well
    We share family health challenges you can take on with your entire family. Each challenge is a way to boost your health and strengthen your family. This time, we’re offering up a suggestion you may never have thought of as a family activity. But it’s a good one! We challenge you...
  • Making sense of fibromyalgia
    June 4, 2020
    Back, Bone & Joint Health, Regain Health
    You may have heard the term, “fibromyalgia,” but do you really have any idea what it is? Let’s take a dive into the medical condition and what it entails. For many medical conditions, there’s a ton of information out there, and the conditions are usually talked about at least occasionally...
  • What to do if you think your child is stuttering
    June 4, 2020
    Child & Family Health, Stay Well
    Your son seems to be tripping over his words and having a difficult time getting some sounds out. How can you know whether he’s stuttering — and what to do if he is? Stuttering is a common issue, affecting more than 70 million people around the world, including more than...
  • Bone up on osteoporosis
    May 22, 2020
    Back, Bone & Joint Health, Stay Well, Women's Health
    Did you know that 10 million people in the United States currently have osteoporosis and 18 million more are at risk of developing the condition? The good news: You can take steps to protect your bone health. The amount of bone mass in the body typically peaks by your mid...
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    Would you recognize the signs of depression?
    May 14, 2020
    Behavioral Health, Men's Health, Regain Health, Stay Well, Women's Health
    We hear the word “depression” a lot these days. But when it comes down to it, if you or a loved one were depressed, would you recognize the symptoms? Major depression, defined as significantly impacting a person’s life and disrupting daily activities, affects more than 16 million American adults each...
  • What to know about stroke recovery
    May 7, 2020
    Brain Health & Stroke, Regain Health
    Someone in the United States has a stroke every 40 seconds, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. You may be familiar with the signs of stroke, but do you know what happens during stroke recovery? Stroke is a leading cause of death among Americans, but it’s also...
  • asthma kids
    A parent’s guide to asthma
    May 7, 2020
    Child & Family Health, Common Childhood Diseases, Stay Well
    Does your child have asthma? If so, he or she isn’t alone — more than 6.3 million children in the United States have been diagnosed with the condition. How much do you know about this common chronic condition? If your child has been diagnosed with asthma, you’re probably at least...
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    Press pause: The health benefits of doing nothing
    April 17, 2020
    Stay Well
    Your routine right now probably looks totally different than your usual routine. But it may be just as busy, just in different ways. Could it be time to hit pause? Let’s explore the health benefits of taking time to rest. Maybe you aren’t ferrying the kids to and from school...