Every year, more than 160,000 men in the United States are diagnosed with prostate cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), prostate cancer is the most common non-skin cancer among American men. Continue reading
That question immediately comes to mind as soon as the throat gets sore and the nose gets stuffy. And, with the cold and flu season fast approaching, taking charge of your health is especially important. Continue reading
August is National Immunization Awareness Month, so it is an ideal time to think about what vaccinations your child may need.
For most of us, good financial health plays an important role in our overall wellness and supports a healthy lifestyle. By taking control of your financial health, you’ll gain the information and confidence to make informed decisions about your finances and investments. Continue reading
School is out, which equals no homework and lots of free time. On the last day of school, my son came home jazzed about our upcoming summer plans. But he soon had plans of his own: He immediately picked up his iPad, and then moved to computer games and online videos.
According to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), nearly 70 million Americans suffer from a range of sleep problems that can cause potential health risks if not taken seriously. Continued lack of sleep has been linked to diabetes, high blood pressure, obesity, and heart disease. To help shed light on the subject, Health Net is offering a telephone/webinar-based class on July 19, 2017 Continue reading
This weekend, as I gear up for Fourth of July festivities, I remind myself just how important it is to celebrate safely. While fireworks are a staple of July 4 celebrations and are spectacular to look at with your loved ones, they need to be handled properly to avoid injury.
When lice invade your child’s scalp, you’ll be itching to get rid of them. Head lice are unpleasant for child and parent but, with a strict treatment plan, this hair-raising situation can be remedied fairly quickly.
I look forward to camping with my family more than any other summer activity. We’ve viewed landscapes in national and state parks all over California and, in doing so, have picked up tips along the way that have made subsequent trips easier, safer and more enjoyable. (How quickly can you say air mattress?)