AFib: What You Need to Know

While most people are familiar with heart attacks and the symptoms they bring, very few people understand arrhythmia, a problem in which your heart beats too fast or too slow. Atrial fibrillation - the most common...

Know When Your Knees Need Help

Chances are you've experienced some sort of ache, pain or soreness in your joints at one time or another. But how do you know when that nagging discomfort
is reason to...

Prepare the Scale for Pregnancy

Getting your body ready to carry a baby is no easy task... There are prenatal vitamins to take, extra sleep to be had, and perhaps exercise routines to be altered. But one of the most important steps you can take prior to ...

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Stick to Your Exercise Resolution

If you are starting the New Year vowing to get more exercise, good for you! Committing to an activity or exercise regimen is a great step to take toward improving your health. However, sticking to that plan is often easier...

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Affordable Care Deadline is Feb. 15

Just a few weeks remains in the enrollment period for the Affordable Care Act (ACA). If you do not have health insurance through your employer, you will need to enroll in one of the ACA plans in order to avoid a penalty at...

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Multi-Purpose Meatballs for Lunch

For many people, the New Year brings a renewed commitment to eating healthy. One area of your diet that may get overlooked is your lunch. Typically we don't put much thought into what we eat for lunch...

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Don't Let Winter Get You Down

If you find yourself feeling unusually sad, anxious and even hopeless during the shorter, drearier days of winter, you may have Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD). SAD is...

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How to Spot Thyroid Trouble

January is National Thyroid Awareness Month – a great time to make sure your thyroid is healthy and functioning well. As women age, we tend to experience a myriad...

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Building Excellence through Kindness

For more than 30 years, Laurie Harting's attention has been focused on patients. As a high school student, she worked as a candy striper at...

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Meal Planning Made Easy

If you find yourself making that dreaded last-minute run to the grocery store multiple times each week, you may think that a weekly meal plan is out of reach for you. But meal planning is actually easier than you may think – and the rewards are astounding! You can save money, time and energy, just by spending 30 minutes every week planning your meals and your grocery list. Planning ahead also makes it easier to feed your family healthy, nutrient rich meals.

Here are some tips to get you started!

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