Cough, sniffle, achoo! Cold and flu germs have some crafty ways of getting around.Read More
Smoking is bad. We all know that.
In fact, according to the American Cancer Society (ACS), cigarettes are responsible for nearly 1 in 5 deaths in the United States.
But what exactly does smoking do to your lungs?Read More
More than 29 million Americans have diabetes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. One out of four of them don’t know they have the disease. And 86 million more people have prediabetes.Read More
Do you feel like your blood sugar just won’t budge? You’ve been eating well and taking your medicine as directed. But you can’t seem to get your levels as low as your doctor wants.Read More
If you’re an adult, you may be thinking that vaccines are for kids — and that you’re good to go. Here’s something important to know: Adults need vaccines too. And many people may not be as protected as they think.Read More
What if there was something that might help you live longer and healthier — and it didn’t cost you any extra money? Sounds like a sweet deal, right? In fact, there is such a thing. It’s called preventive care. And most health plans cover it at no additional cost to you when you see a provider in your network.*Read More
Almost all prostate cancers grow slowly. That means most men who are diagnosed have time to think about what to do next — and to talk with their doctors about their options.Read More
If you’ve been diagnosed with diabetes and hope to have a baby someday, an important step is getting control of your condition first. Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you may greatly increase your chance of a normal pregnancy if you manage your blood sugar and get good medical care.Read More
If breast cancer runs in your family, it’s a natural question to ask: Will I get it too? There’s no way to know for sure. According to the American Cancer Society, most women who develop breast cancer don’t have any relatives with the illness. But it’s true that a family history of breast cancer does increase your risk.Read More
Thinking about having a baby? Don’t wait for the results of a home pregnancy test before you see a doctor. Consider having that first prenatal visit before you get pregnant.Read More
Well, check you out! No, seriously. Take a look at your skin. Check it. All of it. See anything unusual? Any new spots? Any moles that look different than you remember?Read More
Are you trying to live healthier — and control your blood pressure? Here’s a four-pronged approach that may help: your fork.Read More