Pap Screenings: Answering Frequently Asked Questions

Pap Screenings: Answering Frequently Asked Questions

A Pap screening, also called a Pap smear, is a screening used to check for abnormalities in a woman’s cervix (the opening of the uterus). Abnormalities in the cells are most often caused by the human papillomavirus (HPV). HPV is the most common sexually transmitted...
COVID-19 Booster Q&A

COVID-19 Booster Q&A

Who can get the COVID-19 booster? Right now, everyone 18 years and older is eligible to get the COVID-19 booster shot. HealthLinc recommends everyone get a booster, as COVID-19 cases are on the rise. When can I get the booster? For people who got the J&J COVID-19...
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...