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Health Connection: June 2015

Men’s Health Update: Men Need Health Check-ups, Too Yep, guys, it’s time to face facts. Just like women, you need to see your doctor regularly. The only way to find out if you have high blood pressure, for example, is to have it checked. High blood sugar and high cholesterol levels also may not have any symptoms in the early stages. Simple blood…

Health Connection: May 2015

Women’s Health Update: Is It More Than The Blues? Everyone experiences disappointment or sadness in life. But if the “down” times last a long time or interfere with your ability to function, you may be suffering from a common medical illness called depression. Major depression affects your mood, mind, body and behavior. Nearly 18 million Americans…

Health Connection April 2015

Beat Spring Allergies Ah, spring. Budding flowers. Blooming trees. It’s beautiful, but for those with allergies, it’s a mixed blessing. Now’s the time of year when allergy sufferers will want to reduce their exposure to allergy triggers. Here’s help. Try to stay indoors as much as possible on dry, windy days. The best time to…

Health Connections March 2015

When Should I Get My First Colonoscopy? Regular screening is one of the most powerful weapons for preventing colorectal cancer. Excluding skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer diagnosed in both men and women in the U.S. Even though we don’t know the exact cause of most colorectal cancers, it is possible…