Healthy Living Ideas


Inspiring Healthy Living

We believe in encouraging everyone to lead healthier lives. This can only be achieved by working together with our communities to create a culture that fosters good health for everyone. We offer a wide variety of resources to help you achieve your wellness goals including healthy living tips and ideas. 

Vaccinations/Immunizations

Should my Daughter (or Son) Get the HPV Vaccine?
Four Common Myths About Vaccines
Make Your Plan to Get a Flu Shot Now
Back-to-School Immunizations


Diabetes

The Link Between Chronic Kidney Disease and Diabetes
Complications of Uncontrolled Type 2 Diabetes
Are You at Risk for Type 2 Diabetes?
Five Ways to Manage Prediabetes


Behavioral Health

Finding Help for Mental Health Issues
Here's How to Have a Stress-Free Holiday Season
What is Seasonal Affective Disorder?
Connecting Behavioral Health and Physical Health
Who Does What in the World of Mental Health Practitioners?


Cancer

5 Factors that Increase Your Risk of Pancreatic Cancer
What You Need to Know About Mammograms
Early Signs of Breast Cancer You Should Never Ignore
Breast Health Screenings: Know Your Options
Ovarian Cancer: The Silent Killer
Protect Your Skin from Sunburn this Summer
Lower Your Risk of Colorectal Cancer


Smoking

Quitting Smoking After a Cancer Diagnosis
Smoking Cessation and Lung Cancer Screening
What Happens Inside Your Body When You Stop Smoking
The Link Between Smoking and Oral Cancer


Heart Health

What is Cardiac Rehab?
The Difference Between a Heart Attack and Sudden Cardiac Arrest
Start Your Heart-Healthy Diet
Heart Attacks Spike During the Holidays
Take the Right Steps for your Heart this Race Season
Simple Changes to Reduce Your Risk of Heart Disease
New Guidelines Impact Daily Aspitin Recommendations
Why Snoring Could be Bad for Your Heart
Why Cancer Survivors Could Have Heart Trouble


Nutrition and Fitness

Changes to Improve Your Cholesterol without Medicine
Manage Your Arthritis with these Healthy Foods
The Effects of Too Much Salt on Your Health
Hacks to Make Your Thanksgiving Feast Healthier
Battle the Holiday Bulge with these Diet Changes
The Effects of Drinking During the Holidays
Small Diet Changes that Make a Big Impact
Keep Your Diet on Track This Summer
Why Small Changes Can Lead to Big Weight Loss Results
Tips for Improving Your Health in the New Year
Why Good Form Matters When Weightlifting
Make Fitness Part of Your New Year's Resolution
Work Out Safely This Winter to Avoid injury
5 Tips to Get Active Safely


Stroke

Recognizing Stroke Symptoms in your Loved Ones


Parent Tips

Signs Your Child May Have Asthma
How to Know if Your Child is Overweight or Obese
Concussion Protocol Every Parent Should Know
Help Your Infant Sleep Safely
Your Child's Backpack Could Cause Injury
Keep Kids Moving on Snow Days
Enjoy Halloween Safely with these Tips


Women's Health

The Pros and Cons of Hormone Replacement Therapy
You May be Suffering From Perimenopause and Not Know It
Ladies: Incontinence Doesn't Have to be Part of Aging


Maternity

Common Breastfeeding Issues and How to Solve Them
Midwives Help Women Succeed at Breastfeeding
Trying to Conceive in the New Year
Tips for Beating Morning Sickness
Exercising During Pregnancy


Men's Health

Reasons Some Men Avoid Going to the Doctor
Celebrate Men's Health Month With these Important Screenings


Senior Health

Keep Your Brain Healthy as You Age
Five Ways to Keep Your Brain Young
Plan Ahead for a Safe Visit with Elderly Relatives


Rehab

Using Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine to Relieve Pain
LVST LOUD Helps Patients Raise Their Voices
Teaching 'Natural' Movement with LSVT BIG
What to Expect During Your Physical Therapy Appointment


Sleep

Tips for Better Sleep


Gastrointestinal

Managing the Symptoms of IBS
Common GI Conditions and How they are Treated


Questions for your Primary Care Physician

The Importance of Washing and Sanitizing Your Hands
What to Do if you get the Stomach Flu
Prevent Back Pain with Good Posture
What You Need to Know about Lyme Disease
Got Spring Allergies? Start Treatment Now


Seasonal injuries

Preventative Steps to Avoid Snow-Related Injuries
It's Shark Week! What's Really Lurking off the Shoreline?
Simple Fixes to Avoid Summertime Injuries
Common Summertime Injuries


Additional Resources:

Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC)
Early Heart Attack Care (EHAC) - Espanol
Hands-Only CPR Video


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