Go Red for Women’s Heart Health!

February 1st is National Wear Red Day for Women's Heart Health!

February 1, 2013 marks the ten-year anniversary of the American Heart Association’s “Wear Red Day” movement, aimed to raise awareness about women’s heart health issues and disease. Supporters of the movement are encouraged to wear red clothing on Friday and to promote awareness about heart disease, the number one killer of women in the United [...]

Dangers of Snow Shoveling

Dangers of Snow Shoveling

Winter is in full swing and while we’ve been relatively lucky so far, the next big snow stormĀ could be right around the corner. Snow shoveling is an underrated cause of winter health risks. A recent study published in an Emergency Medicine journal demonstrated that between 1990 and 2006 over 195,000 Americans were treated in emergency [...]

Get the Facts About Glaucoma

Get tested for glaucoma and save your vision!

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time to spread awareness and stay informed about this sight-stealing disease. Over 2.7 million Americans over the age of 40 are afflicted with glaucoma, a disease that can rob up to 40% of one’s sight without the individual noticing. Of the 60 million people affected by glaucoma worldwide, [...]

Cervical Health Awareness Month

Get the facts about cervical cancer and HPV prevention during Cervical Health Awareness Month!

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month, the perfect time for women to stay informed about the importance of screening for cervical cancer, one of the most preventable forms of cancer today. Get the facts about HPV (human papillomavirus), cervical cancer, and how you can prevent both! HPV can infect anyone who has ever had a [...]

New Year, New YOU: Creating a Healthier You

New Year, New You: Achieving a Healthier You in 2013

With those holiday parties and family gatherings behind you, it’s time to commit to a healthy you. Instead of focusing on all of the things that you “shouldn’t” or “won’t” do anymore, here is a list of things that you “can” or “want” to do that will get you on a healthier track this year! [...]