Healthy Education Archive

Breast Cancer Awareness

Remember that awareness must come with action. Learn the risk factors and recommended steps for early detection of breast cancer — then spread the word! Through education and communication, we can all fight back.

Be a Quitter!

Everyone loves a quitter — when it comes to quitting tobacco! On Nov. 21, millions will take the first step toward a tobacco-free life by participating in The Great American Smokeout. Learn more about this event and get other tips for quitting.

Don't Sugarcoat It

Understanding diabetes is the first step to learning how to manage it. Here you can find information on the different types of diabetes, symptoms and prevention tips.

Women's Health

Women can seem unstoppable. They have the supernatural ability to take care of everyone and everything without breaking stride. That’s why it’s so important for women to make time to focus on their own health.

Listen to Your Heart

Ask your heart how it’s doing — you might be surprised by what it has to say! Get started by checking your blood pressure and learning ways to control it.

Colon Cancer Awareness

March is Colon Cancer Awareness month — so put your bottom at the top of your list! With regular screening, this disease can be detected at an early, more treatable stage or prevented altogether.

Stroll, Strut, Shuffle or Skip. Just Don’t Sit!

The first step toward a healthier life is actually, a step. Walking is one of the most effective forms of exercise. If you can incorporate a few extra steps into your daily routine, you’ll be well on your way to a healthier lifestyle.

Allergies Are Nothing to Sneeze at

Spring is in the air! Unfortunately, so is pollen. Seasonal allergies are more than a pesky inconvenience and you shouldn’t ignore your symptoms. Here are some tips for managing your allergies and making the season much more bearable.

It’s What’s on the Outside That Counts

Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. One in five Americans will develop skin cancer in his or her lifetime. This statistic can change if we understand personal risk factors and follow guidelines for early detection.

It’s Not Magic. It’s Management.

Feeling lost about weight loss? Here’s the big secret — weight loss occurs when you burn more calories than you eat. To manage your weight, you need to develop an action plan that incorporates physical activity, healthy eating and behavioral changes.