October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month—a time to raise awareness of breast cancer prevention and the value of early screening and detection. Breast cancer is a common fear among women, and knowledge is the best weapon against fear. Continue reading
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.
From the moment you find out you are expecting you are tossed into a frenzy of how to tell family and friends, nesting by prepping the nursery and making dozens of trips to baby store to make sure you are well-equipped for your baby’s arrival. It is also important to stay on top of you and your baby’s health as they are growing and developing. The more you know, the healthier you both can be. Here are some steps to help: Continue reading
From researching top-of-the-line car seats and cribs to decorating a nursery, there is a lot to do when you are expecting. One of the most important items to add to your to-do list when preparing for your new bundle of joy is thinking about your finances. Continue reading
At the beginning of the month, we chatted about why men do not go to the doctor and briefly covered what to expect at a routine preventive care visit. The screenings your doctor may perform at your visit—based on your age, health and risks—can help men stay healthy. Continue reading