Live Healthy Archive

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.

Sleep On This!

Insufficient sleep can have some weird consequences for your body and mind.

Breast Cancer Prevention

Simple steps can help lower your risk of breast cancer.

Keeping an Eye on Diabetes

With careful monitoring and regular visits to health care providers, you can keep your diabetes under control.

Leave the Stress Behind!

Stress could be making you sick. While there are many remedies out there, one of the most effective is also one of the easiest.

Get Tested for Diabetes

An A1C test is a simple way to determine if you have diabetes.

KEEP IT DOWN!

Damage from hypertension can cause serious complications. Simple lifestyle changes help control your blood pressure.

Preventive Screenings Save Lives

Talk to your doctor about early screenings if you have a family history of cancer.

It’s a Dangerous World

Immunizations can keep your child out of harm’s way.

Get Involved With Yourself!

Ladies, you cannot take care of anyone else if you’re out of the picture. Take care of yourself. Schedule all recommended health screenings you need. Stay in the picture.

Know where to go

It could save you time and money.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. Learn how walking can positively impact your body from your head to your toes.