Tag: health tips

Summer Fun in the Sun – UV Safety Tips

Though summer is a great opportunity to unwind and spend some time with family on the beach, it is important to remember that more time outdoors means more sun exposure. Sunlight is a great source of vitamin D, but ultraviolet […]

Quitting Smoking is Hard, But You Can Do It!

At the hospital, 60-year-old Mr. Fong lays in bed. He is surrounded by family, but feels great pain from advanced lung cancer. His bones ache and he has little energy. He has no appetite to eat the food his grandchildren […]

Choose Healthy Snacks for a Healthier Weight

Feeling hungry in the afternoon? Don’t fight the craving! You don’t have to feel guilty about eating afternoon snacks. Snacking in between meals not only prevents you from overeating, but is also a great way to get an extra serving […]

Resolutions for a Healthy New Year

Counting down to the New Year brings much excitement for the coming year and another chance for a fresh start. After celebrating another year gone by, many people begin the New Year with a resolution to “be healthier”, followed by […]

Flu, Enterovirus D68 and Ebola – Should I Worry?

There is a lot of fear about infectious viruses like Enterovirus D68 and Ebola, and we understand why. We want to provide you with information on what these viruses are so you can take steps to keep yourself and your […]

Get the Flu Shot – Not the Flu

Let’s beat the flu to the punch this season. There is nothing good about the flu. Avoid the cough, runny nose, chills, headache and fatigue, and get a simple shot. Peak flu season is upon us—which starts at about December […]

September is National Cholesterol Education Month

You have probably heard the words “high cholesterol” tossed around in conversations at some point or another. It seems to come up so often that we overlook what it really means. Let’s take a moment to explore cholesterol further. Cholesterol […]