Why Vaccines Are Important
National Immunization Awareness Month, observed each August, highlights the importance of vaccines in preventing serious, sometimes deadly diseases. It’s a yearly reminder to stay up to date on recommended vaccines.
Health IQ Challenge: Facts About High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure (HBP)—also called hypertension—can be dangerous! Test your knowledge about this common condition.
Too Much Summer Screen Time?
In today's world, children are surrounded by digital media. Many kids spend hours in front of devices like computers, TVs, smartphones or tablets. How much screen time is OK for your child?
Handling Headache Pain
Headaches are a common complaint among patients seeing their primary care physicians, accounting for 1 in 10 visits. Migraines and headaches can be crippling, but you can take measures to manage the pain. The first step to getting the best treatment is to understand what type of headache you have.
Summer Safety Tips and First Aid
Summer is a great time to enjoy outdoor activities --but it can also bring minor injuries. Keep the whole family safe and healthy while enjoying the summer fun. Watch out for common summer problems:
Family Fitness for Summer
Time off from the school routine is good, but it can lead to unhealthy changes. Help your kids stay fit by making it a family affair, with activities you can all do together.
Time to Take a Mental Health Day
A mental health problem or illness can make you miserable and cause problems in your daily life. Taking a mental health day can lessen anxiety and prevent health problems.
Exposing Sun Safety Myths
One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in their lifetime. But the good news is, it’s highly preventable. Learn the facts about sun safety.
Ways to Work Out if You Hate to Sweat
Need to work out but hate to sweat? Try one of these seven low-intensity exercise ideas to find the workout that’s right for you.
How to Stay Healthy When Expecting
If you’re pregnant--Congratulations! We know you’ll want to do all you can to give your baby a healthy start. So see our checklist for ways to stay healthy and fit during your pregnancy.