Valentine's Day Without the Added Sugar

Valentine’s Day is a great time to enjoy the sweets things—friends, family, and other loved ones—but all the candy and baked goods this holiday brings add to a bitter reality. According to the American Heart Association, a diet with too much added sugar can significantly increase your likelihood of...

Diet & Fitness
Diabetes
Children's Health
General Health & Wellness
Weight Loss

4 Ways to Reach Your Weight-Loss Resolution

After a whirlwind of indulgent holiday parties, the new year is the perfect time to set your weight-loss resolution. Getting to a healthy weight can help you live a longer, happier, and healthier life. While a balanced diet and exercise are key to weight management, integrating them into your day...

Weight Loss
Diet & Fitness

6 Resolutions for a Safer Year

Each new year, many people are quick to start a fad diet or buy a gym membership they end up only using for the month. However, there are some longer-term positive resolutions you can make to keep yourself and your family healthy throughout the new year. 1. Focus on Home Safety General home safety...

Emergency Care
General Health & Wellness

Dealing with Addiction: How You Can Help

If you suspect a loved one is abusing alcohol or other drugs, it can be difficult to know how to help. Understanding the signs and symptoms of drug abuse and addiction can help you be aware of a problem. What is Addiction? Addiction can be physical, psychological, or both. Physical addiction is...

Emergency Care

Body After Baby: What to Expect

For soon-to-be mothers, knowing what your body can anticipate after your baby’s arrival can help you prepare for the physical changes to come. From sore nipples and breasts to vaginal and abdominal pain, your body will need time to adjust and heal from childbirth. Here’s what to expect for your...

Maternity
Women's Health

The Most Common Causes of Winter Emergencies

While medical emergencies can happen at any time during the year, the winter season brings a few unique hazards. From falls and slips to burns and cuts, some injuries require immediate medical attention. You may need to make a quick decision on where you should go to treat your symptoms. To help...

Emergency Care

10 Ways to Manage Your Blood Pressure

If you have high blood pressure, it means the force of your flowing blood against vessel walls is consistently high. This can put stress on your heart and damage your arteries in the process, leading to a buildup of plaque, which narrows your arteries even further. A clot or blockage can result and...

Cardiovascular Care

5 Foods That Improve Thyroid Function

Is your thyroid functioning properly? If your thyroid is not producing enough hormones, a condition known as hypothyroidism, it can affect your body in negative ways and leave you feeling sluggish. Thyroid hormones are essential as they regulate energy levels, metabolism, body temperature, mood,...

Thyroid
Diet & Fitness

3 Things to Know About Cervical Cancer

Cervical cancer is the second most common cancer among women around the world, and it can affect women of all ages. Thanks to preventative vaccines, rates of cervical cancer have decreased in recent years. However, early detection is vital to surviving this cancer. Check out these three important...

Women's Health
Oncology

Fitness for the Whole Family

The benefits of physical activity are clear. Kids and adults who stay active have a healthier weight, stronger muscles and bones, and a decreased likelihood of developing certain diseases. Physical activity can also boost confidence and lessen feelings of depression. As children age, they often...

General Health & Wellness
Children's Health
Diet & Fitness