What to Know About Breast Cancer Prevention

What to Know About Breast Cancer Prevention

Breast cancer will affect one in eight American women over the course of her life. While it’s impossible to predict exact breast cancer risk, certain factors make it more likely you’ll develop the disease. Moreover, misinformation may prevent many women...
Breathe Easy: How to Have Healthy Lungs

Breathe Easy: How to Have Healthy Lungs

You probably don’t think about your lungs regularly unless you have a chronic lung condition like asthma or emphysema. But it’s essential not to take healthy lungs for granted. They’re part of a rather complex system that provides your body with the...
Why Dental Hygiene Is So Important for Overall Health

Why Dental Hygiene Is So Important for Overall Health

Halloween is a time of year when we hear a lot about dental health, and for good reason — one public health expert in Alabama estimated that kids collect anywhere from 3,500 to 7,000 calories in candy in a single night while trick-or-treating.  But it’s not just...
How to Build Healthy Bones and Strong Joints

How to Build Healthy Bones and Strong Joints

The bones and joints in your body create the structure for muscles, tendons, and connective tissues that help you move around every day. Maintaining healthy bones and joints helps you stay active and avoid pain, even as you get older. It’s essential to understand how...
Clearing Up 4 Major Myths About Depression

Clearing Up 4 Major Myths About Depression

Depression remains a serious—and often misunderstood—public health crisis. About 17% of people in the U.S. will experience depression sometime in their lives. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the number of people experiencing symptoms of depression has...