Health Tips

Give Your Heart a Tune-Up

Aug 17, 2018
Looking to lower your blood pressure? Try the following 10 steps to manage your blood pressure and improve your heart health. Get moving.  Aim for three or four 40-minute sessions of moderate to vigorous physical activity each week....

3 Tips for a Healthy Pregnancy

Aug 10, 2018
Whether you are trying to have a baby or just thinking about it, informing yourself is a good first step. Here are three tips to get you started: Visit Your Doctor Do not wait until you become pregnant to visit your doctor. Seeing your...

Travel Smart This Summer

Aug 03, 2018
Book trip. Check. Reserve hotel room. Check. But before you pack your bags and head out, it's wise to consider one more important factor: your health. Traveling abroad can expose you to a number of risks — from infectious diseases to...

Caring for Someone with Dementia

Jul 27, 2018
Adult children and other relatives often care for family members with dementia. This endeavor brings unique challenges, but help is available. Organizations like the Alzheimer's Association provide plenty of resources and helpful...

Preventing Injuries

Jul 20, 2018
Injuries can come from many sources — from car accidents to medication errors to accidental poisonings. The National Safety Council and other health officials are encouraging families and individuals to learn how to keep themselves and...

Managing Diabetes

Jul 13, 2018
If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with diabetes, you may feel overwhelmed — and that’s understandable. But you can take steps to both ease your anxiety and get on the road to effective diabetes management. Understand Your Condition...