Health Insurance: Understanding Your Options

Health Insurance: Understanding Your Options

Health insurance is one of the many factors that contribute to good health. Having insurance gives you financial security if a medical emergency happens. There are three main forms of health insurance when shopping outside of an employer health insurance plan:...
Annual Mammograms: What You Should Know

Annual Mammograms: What You Should Know

October is Breast Cancer Awareness month, a month where women are encouraged to schedule their annual mammograms. A mammogram is an x-ray image of the breast and is most often used to look for early signs of breast cancer in women. Mammograms remain the best way to...
Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

Healthy Alternatives to Halloween Candy

Halloween is a fun and exciting time for kids, big and small. But the consequences of eating too many sweets are not. Cavities, weight gain and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes are just a few of the issues linked with eating too much sugar. So instead of...
Flu Season: Tips to Protect Yourself From Illness

Flu Season: Tips to Protect Yourself From Illness

While the flu is a common illness, it can be serious for some. Each year, the flu causes many hospitalizations and sometimes death. Getting vaccinated against the seasonal flu remains the best way to protect yourself and others from illness. Additionally, you can take...