Could You Be Living with High Blood Pressure?

See Your Doctor High blood pressure is a common, and potentially dangerous, condition that requires careful monitoring by your doctor.  The term means the pressure of the blood in your blood vessels is higher than it should be.  The good news: You can take steps to...

It’s National Nutrition Month

Try These Tips for Boosting Healthy Eating Habits Replacing less-than-healthy habits with those that lead to better health is do-able if you take it one step at a time.  Check out these tips to help you get started: Eat more slowly. If you eat too quickly, you may...

Meditation

Benefits for Mind and Body Meditation is a mind-and-body practice that has a long history of use for increasing calmness and physical relaxation, improving psychological balance, coping with illness, and enhancing overall health and well-being.  Mind and body...

Colorectal Cancer

What You Need to Know When colorectal cancer occurs, abnormal cells in the colon or rectum divide uncontrollably, eventually forming a malignant tumor.  Most colorectal cancers begin as a polyp, a growth in the tissue that lines the inner surface of the colon or...

Rx Gourmet

Heart Healthy, Diabetes Friendly – and Delicious! Stir fry dishes are great because you can easily change out the protein with what you have on hand: pork, beef, chicken, or even shrimp.  You can also experiment with different vegetables. Chicken Pepper Stir Fry...

Using Antibiotics Wisely

They Fight Bacteria, Not Viruses Antibiotics are meant to be used against bacterial infections.  For example, they are used to treat strep throat, which is caused by streptococcal bacteria, and skin infections caused by staphylococcal bacteria.  Although antibiotics...