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Why You Need a Flu Vaccine Every Year

Why do you need a flu shot every year? A flu shot is a great way to protect yourself from weeks of uncomfortable and medically risky symptoms this flu season. Read to learn more.

Sep 1st, 2022
5 Common Health Issues That Can Strike After 50

In the United States, 60% of adults have at least one chronic disease and the most common conditions are diagnosed after 50. Once they strike they can’t be cured, but chronic disease management can help you maintain optimal health and wellness.

Aug 4th, 2022
How To Lower Your Risk for Age-Related Dementia

You can’t stop aging, but you can certainly prepare to enter those glorious golden years with healthy habits that benefit your body and brain. Check out these sensible tips for decreasing the risks of age-related dementia.

Jun 8th, 2022
10 Foods That Help Ease Your Arthritis Pain

Is your arthritis pain keeping you from doing the things you love? Are you looking for an alternative option to your arthritis medication? Click here for a list of 10 foods that help ease arthritis pain.

May 5th, 2022
Who Should Have an STD Test and How Often?

Wondering if you should get an STD test? Better safe than sorry. If you’re sexually active, getting tested regularly is the responsible thing to do. Find out why and when you should get tested.

Mar 3rd, 2022
Is Chest Pain Ever Normal?

You’re out of breath, and your chest is tight and painful. Do you wait for it to go away on its own, or do you rush to the doctor? During American Heart Month, we take a closer look at chest pain and when it needs medical attention.

Feb 8th, 2022
How a Pap Smear Can Save Your Life

It’s a test that’s been around seemingly forever, one that many women would admittedly avoid if they could. Read on to find out more about the Pap smear and why your doctor continues to recommend it as a potentially life-saving test.

Jan 1st, 2022
Hearing Loss May Raise Your Risk of Dementia

Have you had your hearing checked lately? Unfortunately, hearing loss can do more than impact your ability to hear; it can also affect your relationships and even your brain function.

Aug 17th, 2021
3 Injections That Can Relieve Joint Pain

Living with chronic joint pain can affect your physical and emotional health. Constant discomfort and limited mobility can cause frustration and depression. Learn about three types of injections that can relieve joint pain and improve your life.

Jun 22nd, 2021
Are You at Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease?

A number of factors contribute to your risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease. While you can’t change your family medical history, you can take steps now to reduce other risk factors.

May 11th, 2021
Vaccines and Boosters Every Adult Should Have

Vaccinations and booster shots aren’t just for kids. Adults hoping to avoid several serious, even life-threatening conditions, also benefit from routine vaccinations. And if it’s been a while, your childhood vaccines may need an update.

Mar 1st, 2021
What's Causing Your Chest Pain? (Heart Health Month)

When you feel a pain in your chest, you might be afraid that you’re having a heart attack. Although heart attacks are associated with chest pain, many different conditions cause pain in your chest. How do you know when it’s an emergency?

Feb 15th, 2021
The Link Between Nutrition and Arthritis Pain

The adage that you are what you eat applies to nearly every area of your health, including your joint health. Here’s a look at how what you eat can affect your joints, both negatively and positively.

Jan 1st, 2021
7 Tips for Managing Your Diabetes Over the Holidays

The holidays are a festive time of the year filled with food, family, friends, and fun. But if you have diabetes, you may find the holiday traditions make it harder for you to control blood sugar. For tips on how to take back control, click here.

Dec 8th, 2020