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April 16, 2019  menopause Health & Wellness Read Article

Survive and Thrive During Menopause

Although menopause is a natural part of aging for women, many women aren’t happy when they start recognizing the signs.

April 10, 2019 organ donation Health & Wellness Read Article

Living Liver Donation—The Gift of Life

April is National Donate Life Month and a good time to remind people that organ donation is not just something you agree to upon your death.

April 6, 2019 vaccine Health & Wellness Read Article

Immunizations: Stopping Deadly Disease

It is hard to believe, but in 2019 we are talking about a measles outbreak. Already more than 225 cases have been confirmed this year and 12 states have reported cases.

March 28, 2019 allergies Health & Wellness Read Article

Do Spring Allergies Have You Sneezing?

Spring is in the air—and it could have you sneezing. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 20 million American adults and six million children experience seasonal allergies every year.

March 20, 2019 eating at night Health & Wellness Read Article

Healthy Eating: Myths vs. Facts

A myth is advice that becomes popular without facts to back it up. When it comes to healthy eating, it can be challenging to sort through what’s fact and what’s a myth.

March 14, 2019 caregivers Health & Wellness Read Article

Caring for the Caregivers

The role of caregiver for a loved one can be overwhelming. Not only are you watching your loved one suffer from illness, dementia, disability, or advanced age, you are also keeping their life—and your life—running smoothly

March 12, 2019 colonoscopy Health & Wellness Read Article

The Truth About Life Saving Colon Screenings

If there were a screening test that could dramatically decrease your risk for developing the second deadliest cancer in the United States, would you take it?

February 26, 2019 active aging Health & Wellness Read Article

Staying Socially and Physically Active as You Age

As you age, it is important to stay socially active as well as physically active. However, the older you get, the fewer opportunities you have for socialization and your desire to stay physically fit often decreases.

February 19, 2019 heart attack Health & Wellness Read Article

Stop Your Heart Attack Right Now

Stop your heart attack emergency right now before it begins. Many people who reach the point of having a heart attack say they didn’t know they were at risk. Have you discussed your risks with your family doctor recently?

February 5, 2019 Swimming Health & Wellness Read Article

The Benefits of Exercising During Cancer

Every doctor recommends regular physical activity as an important part of your overall health, but did you know exercising when you have cancer can provide additional physical and psychological benefits?

January 29, 2019 heart disease Health & Wellness Read Article

Age and Heart Disease

When you picture heart disease, you may think of someone 60 or older who is overweight and not in great health. The truth is, the risk for heart disease starts developing in your 20s and 30s. As the rate of obesity rises in the United States and people li

January 22, 2019 happy seniors Health & Wellness Read Article

Relationships and Social Connections Can Help You Live Longer

There are many ways to improve your health, well-being, and chances of living longer. Typically, Americans will try to lose weight, exercise daily, and eat well. While all of those play an important role in your health and happiness, studies show people w