December 2, 2019
December is often called the most wonderful time of the year – and for good reason. Visits with family and friends, exchanging gifts, sharing delicious meals and giving back to charitable causes are all great reasons to celebrate during this festive time of year. Unfortunately – for many of us – December is often the most stressful time of the year as well. Whether you’re trying to juggle a calendar overloaded with invitations and commitments, shopping til’ you drop for the perfect gifts or perhaps struggling with the recent loss of a loved one, the holidays can be an emotionally challenging time.
The good news is there a few simple things you can do amid all the hustle and bustle to help make sure that you’re taking care of yourself and minimizing the stresses of the season.
November 5, 2018
If you don’t currently have health insurance, enrolling in a plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace can provide access to essential health benefits and ensure that your preventive care needs are covered. Visit www.HealthCare.gov to learn about what plans are available, and enroll before December 15 to ensure that you and your family are covered for 2019.
November 5, 2018
Did you know that some people with type 2 diabetes may not notice any symptoms of the disease? That makes learning about diabetes and its risk factors all the more important so you can get the right treatment, if necessary. Learn more about diabetes and its risks and symptoms, and talk to your provider about whether a blood sugar test is right for you.
July 5, 2018
Keep Your Cool: How to prevent heat-related illness this summer
June 6, 2018
June is Men’s Health Month, a great time for men to evaluate their current level of wellness and recommit to a healthy lifestyle. Physical activity is one of the best tools you have to improve or maintain good physical and mental health. Regular exercise can help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight; help reduce your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and some cancers; enhance your bone and muscle strength; and help improve your mood and decrease feelings of stress and anxiety. Of course, this goes for both men and women.
March 16, 2018
Is It Time for a Colonoscopy?
What to know about colorectal cancer and how to protect yourself
January 18, 2017
Livingston Regional Hospital earned Chest Pain Center Accreditation from the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), the accrediting arm of the American College of Cardiology.