January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Cancer isn’t completely preventable, but you can take measures to decrease your risk of certain types of cancer. Cervical cancer is highly preventable. HPV is the most common cause of cervical cancers. Preventing HPV is the first step in preventing cervical cancer. Cervical Health Awareness Month is the perfect opportunity for women to learn more […]

Sports Injuries and Kids

We read about sports injuries in the news, and hear stories about professional athletes suffering career-ending injuries. When you push yourself to your physical limits, there’s an increased risk of injury, but those injuries aren’t just limited to adults and professional athletes. Kids can suffer sports injuries just like adults can. Understanding the causes of […]

National Brownie Day

It’s National Brownie Day! Does that mean that you have to choose between virtuous deprivation and chocolate decadence? Not at all. Here are some ways to have the deliciousness without the decadence. Willpower behaves a lot like a muscle. You can increase your store of willpower by exercising it — but you can also wear […]

Harvest of Vegetables

You can ask your doctor how many servings of vegetables you personally should have, but a good rule of thumb is to fill half your plate with veggies. To keep things interesting, try some different ways to prepare the fresh vegetables of the season: Fresh zucchini squash are a tast treat. Slice them, stir them […]

National Healthy Skin Month

November is National Healthy Skin Month! You might not always think about it this way, but your skin is the largest organ of your body. The health of your skin can reflect your general health, but there are also skin-specific concerns that might turn up for any member of the family. As the weather gets […]