Health Education


Smokeout 2020: Reducing Lung Cancer Risk Via...

The rates of cigarette smoking have substantially declined over the past several decades — from 42 percent in 1965 to 13.7 percent in 2019, but...

November 19, 2020 / 4 min read


COVID-19 Roundup: Higher Risk of Mental Disorders;...

COVID-19 Patients at Higher Risk of Anxiety, Depression & Insomnia, Major Study Finds Patients who have recovered from the physical symptoms of COVID-19 are likely...

November 13, 2020 / 3 min read


Lung Health: Smoking, Cancer and COVID-19

We breathe about 22,000 times each day, rarely giving it a second thought — until it becomes difficult to do so. Each November, health experts...

November 12, 2020 / 6 min read


U.S. Task Force: Colorectal Cancer Screenings for...

Adults at “average risk” who do not have symptoms should be screened for colorectal cancer starting at age 45, five years earlier than is now...

November 5, 2020 / 2 min read


How to Overcome or Limit ‘Election Stress...

A global pandemic. A shaky economy. Social unrest and widespread natural disasters. Could 2020 be any more stressful?  It turns out the answer is: yes....

November 3, 2020 / 5 min read


Controlling Your Blood Pressure in Times of...

Most people know this vital health measurement as a top and bottom number, which refers to the pressure of blood pushing against the walls of...

November 2, 2020 / 3 min read


Men, Don’t Put Off Your Checkups and...

By a significant margin, women are more attentive to their health, including the scheduling of routine annual exams and health screenings, according to surveys by...

September 29, 2020 / 4 min read


Flu Season During COVID-19: What You Need...

The 2020 flu season is here and getting vaccinated is more important than ever because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social-distancing guidelines to slow the spread...

September 29, 2020 / 5 min read


Ready for In-Person School? 12 Safety Tips...

While most people yearn for a return to a pre-pandemic “normal,” are you ready to send your child back to in-person school? For many families,...

September 21, 2020 / 5 min read