Hospital News

Let Your Heart Be Light: Taking Care of Yourself During the Busy Holiday Season

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.

Health Insurance Marketplace

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.

Diabetes 101: What You Should Know

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.

Men's Health Month

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.

Colorectal Cancer Awareness

March 16, 2018

Is It Time for a Colonoscopy? What to know about colorectal cancer and how to protect yourself