• How much do you know about safe sleep & SIDS?
    October 23, 2020
    Child & Family Health, Stay Well
    Each year, around 3,500 babies die of a sleep-related cause. While the number is staggering, safe sleep practices can help keep your baby safe and limit the risk. There are a couple different terms used to describe when a baby dies of an unknown cause. The overarching term is SUID,...
  • 3 ways to protect your breast health
    October 15, 2020
    Breast Health, Stay Well, Women's Health
    On average, every 2 minutes a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States.  And this year in the US alone, an estimated 276,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer will be diagnosed in women and 2,620 men. The good news? There are over 3.5 million breast cancer...
  • hispanic and latino health
    Hágase cargo de su salud durante el Mes de la Herencia Hispana
    October 14, 2020
    Stay Well
    Los hispanos o latinos son la población de minorías raciales/étnicas más grande de los EE. UU. Y, aunque la esperanza de vida y la salud en general han aumentado con los años para la mayoría de los estadounidenses, algunas enfermedades y condiciones crónicas continúan afectando desproporcionadamente a las comunidades...
  • hispanic and latino health
    Take charge of your health during Hispanic Heritage Month
    October 14, 2020
    Stay Well
    Hispanics or Latinos are the largest racial/ethnic minority population in the US and, although life expectancy and overall health have increased over the years for most Americans, some chronic diseases and conditions continue to disproportionately affect Hispanic and Latino communities. Hispanics/Latinos are about 50% more likely to die from liver...
  • heart health promises
    4 heart health promises you can make to yourself
    September 29, 2020
    Cardiology, Heart Health, Men's Cardiology, Stay Well, Women's Cardiology, Women's Health
    What promises can you make to yourself to ensure a heart-healthy future is ahead? Let’s take a look at a few. The heart — it’s a relatively small organ in the body with a significantly large impact. This organ pumps blood throughout the circulatory system, providing the body and its...
  • pelvic pain
    The 411 on chronic pelvic pain
    September 28, 2020
    Stay Well, Women's Health
    We know — it’s not normally a topic of conversation. But chronic pelvic pain is a common issue in the United States, affecting around 15 percent of all American women. Here’s what you should know. First things first, what exactly is pelvic pain? Pelvic pain is pain affecting the area...
  • Maskne: How to treat and prevent mask irritation
    August 28, 2020
    Stay Well
    Masks have become a regular part of our daily lives and many people are dealing with breakouts and irritation because of them. Regular skincare can go a long way in helping to prevent the dreaded acne and irritation caused by masks, also known as “maskne,” but in order to...
  • UTI in kids
    Kids & UTIs: What parents should know
    August 25, 2020
    Child & Family Health, Common Childhood Diseases, Stay Well
    We often think of UTIs as something that’s common among adults. And while that’s true, these infections can also occur in children. In fact, the American Urological Association reports that as many as eight in 100 girls (7%) and two in 100 boys (2%) will get a UTI at some...
  • Immunizations: Not Just a “Kid Thing”
    August 20, 2020
    Men's Health, Stay Well, Women's Health
    When you think of “getting a shot,” you may immediately think of kids at the pediatrician’s office. But actually, adults need immunizations, too. So how can you know what immunizations (also commonly called vaccines) you need — and when? Each year, the American College of Physicians, the American Academy of Family Physicians,...
  • back-to-school and COVID-19
    Back-to-school during COVID-19
    August 13, 2020
    Child & Family Health, Stay Well
    Big changes happen each year when it’s back-to-school time - changes in routine, new classmates and teachers, and new activities. But this year, in addition to wondering if you’re making all of the right decisions in regards to your child’s education, you’re likely wondering if you’re taking all necessary...
  • What community health centers can do for you
    August 10, 2020
    Stay Well
    It’s often said that prevention is the best medicine. That’s definitely true — preventive health services can help keep you healthy and uncover health issues before they become severe. But what if you have difficulty accessing those services? That’s where community health centers come into play. We can all benefit...
  • Closing the gap: Understanding heart disease & minorities
    July 29, 2020
    Cardiology, Heart Health, High Blood Pressure, Men's Health, Stay Well, Women's Health
    You probably know that heart disease is the top cause of death among American men and women. But did you know that it’s more deadly and common among certain groups? It’s true. While heart disease affects many Americans of both genders, there’s a gap. What do we mean by gap? Well, it’s...