Health Tips

Psoriasis: Things to Know

Sep 14, 2018
August is Psoriasis Awareness Month. That means it's the perfect time to brush up on your psoriasis knowledge. Psoriasis is a skin disease that affects over 5 million Americans. The condition causes the formation of thick, red patches with...

Healthy Back-to-School Habits

Sep 07, 2018
Now is a great time to make sure you’re preparing your child for a healthy and safe school year. Here are some items to start thinking about for your child as school starts back up. Flu vs. Cold School season is here, and so is flu season...

Chickenpox FAQ

Sep 06, 2018
Diseases like chickenpox can bring up a lot of questions. The answers to some of the most common chickenpox-related questions are below. Because of the invention of the chickenpox vaccine, many Americans today have no memories of...

Understanding Youth Tobacco Use

Aug 31, 2018
Fewer middle and high school students are using tobacco products than in recent years, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report. But there's still work to be done. This national survey found that the...

Hot Outside? Here's How to Stay Cool

Aug 24, 2018
It's summer, and that means sun and heat. If you aren't careful, the summer heat can lead to heat-related illnesses like heat stroke. Heat-related illnesses include heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat syncope (marked by sudden dizziness...

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....