Flu season is here, and it is important to take care of your health. The flu vaccine is one of the best ways to help protect you against flu viruses. Getting an annual flu vaccine is the first and best way to protect yourself and your family from the flu. Flu vaccination can reduce flu illnesses, doctors’ visits and missed work and school due to flu.
High blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease and stroke, the first and fifth leading causes of death in the United States. High cholesterol is asymptomatic; therefore, blood cholesterol screening is the only way to know one’s risk.1
September is Healthy Aging Month® and the time to get started on better health practices. Each day is a new beginning, and a great time to reinvent your physical, social, mental and/or financial wellness. Here are some tips to help you celebrate.
It is hard to believe that summer is coming to an end and the start of a new school year has arrived. In addition to necessary back-to-school preparations such as school supplies and clothing, it is important to make your child’s health and wellness a priority as well. To get you started, below are some helpful tips that will offer your child the best chance for a safe and healthy school year. Continue reading
As the whole family makes the transition into back-to-school mode, there are a variety of stressors that plague both kids and parents alike. Many students face common challenges at the beginning of the year, such as meeting new teachers and making new friends. Below are some tips to help limit back-to-school stress. Continue reading