• What to eat to boost your immune system
    April 2, 2020
    Stay Well
    The immune system plays an important role in helping the body fend off viruses, bacteria and other sources of illness. Did you know you can boost your immune system through the foods you eat? It may feel like we’re in control of very little these days. But one thing you...
  • How to talk with kids about COVID-19
    April 1, 2020
    Child & Family Health
    Are you a parent or caregiver wondering if you should talk to your children about COVID-19? Well, the answer is an emphatic “yes!” With school and business closures happening on a large scale, it’s not hard for children to notice that something is different. Besides discussions at home and disruptions...
  • self care
    What exactly is self-care?
    March 24, 2020
    Men's Health, Stay Well, Women's Health
    When you hear the word “self-care,” do massages and manicures come to mind? You aren’t alone. Self-care is often in the news these days, but there are a lot of misconceptions about what it is.  So, what is it? Basically, self-care is anything you do to take care of yourself —...
  • hot spots for germs
    Hot spots for germs when you have kids
    March 18, 2020
    Child & Family Health, Stay Well
    Any parent knows that having a child inevitably involves messes. But having kids in the household can also make your home a haven for germs! In the middle of cold and flu season — and especially in the middle of a pandemic — it can seem like germs are everywhere....
  • social distancing 101
    Social Distancing 101
    March 17, 2020
    Stay Well
    Because COVID-19 is a newly identified illness, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is still learning how it spreads, the severity of the illness it causes, and to what extent it may spread in the United States. In communities where cases of the virus have been confirmed, it...
  • kids hand hygiene
    Teaching your little ones about hand hygiene
    March 6, 2020
    Child & Family Health, Stay Well
    You know the importance of washing your hands, but how can you get the message across to your kids? Handwashing is vitally important. Each day, we come in contact with thousands of germs. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 50 percent of...
  • bedwetting
    When bedwetting is a problem...
    February 25, 2020
    Child & Family Health, Stay Well
    If you have kids, you’ve probably dealt with bedwetting at least a time or two over the years. It’s extremely common for young kids in particular to wet the bed at least occasionally. So, when does it become a problem? Wetting the bed is often seen as a part of...
  • dead butt syndrome
    Is there really such a thing as dead butt syndrome?
    February 25, 2020
    Back Pain, Back, Bone & Joint Health, Stay Well
    Too much time sitting at a desk or on the couch can lead to all sorts of health issues — from an increased risk of heart disease to obesity. And yes, it can also lead to something known as “dead butt syndrome.” Now, when you stop giggling, consider that...
  • Cold vs. flu vs. sinus infection: How to tell the difference
    February 17, 2020
    Stay Well
    Viruses, viruses everywhere! It can seem like a fact of life this time of year. With so many illnesses that cause similar symptoms, how can you tell whether you have a cold, the flu or a sinus infection? It can really be tricky! Since all three are usually viral infections...
  • Healthy Recipe: Stuffed Quinoa Peppers
    February 13, 2020
    Men's Health, Stay Well, Women's Health
    Stuffed Quinoa Peppers Ingredients 2 large bell peppers, cut in half 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup chopped zucchini 6 Roma tomatoes, chopped 1/2 cup chopped onion 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts 3 garlic cloves, chopped 2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme 1 teaspoon...
  • Helping your child navigate diabetes in sports
    February 6, 2020
    Child & Family Health, Fitness & Wellness, Stay Well
    Diabetes can be challenging to manage at any age. Add childhood to the mix, and it’s even more complicated. Now — what if your child plays sports? Physical activity of any sort is beneficial for people of all ages, including those with diabetes. And sports provide a number of benefits...
  • Healthy Recipe: Parmesan Crusted Chicken
    January 31, 2020
    Men's Health, Stay Well, Women's Health
    Parmesan Crusted Chicken Ingredients 2 lb boneless skinless chicken breast 1 egg 1 tbsp water 1 tsp minced garlic ½ tsp salt ½ tsp black pepper 2 cups shredded Parmesan cheese 4 tbsp butter 2 tbsp olive oil Instructions Cut each breast in half and pound to about ½ inch thick....