Health & Wellness Tips

What to know about the Janssen vaccine

24 March 2021 | Health and Wellness

A third coronavirus vaccine was approved for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Feb. 27. The first doses began shipping out within days. This vaccine […]

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When to keep masking up after your vaccine

24 March 2021 | Health and Wellness

Most of us have been wearing masks for quite a while now. And it’s only natural to long for the days when we don’t have to think about them. According […]

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12 Things You Should Know About Professional Counselors

24 March 2021 | Health and Wellness

They have a master’s or doctoral degree in counseling They emphasize multicultural competence and respect for diverse worldviews They focus on wellness, career development, an client empowerment – a proactive […]

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COVID-19 vaccines: Why you shouldn’t wait

18 March 2021 | Health and Wellness

Millions of people in the U.S. have been vaccinated against COVID-19. But we still have a long way to go. And it’s important that those who can get a vaccine […]

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Know the risks of travel during the pandemic

09 March 2021 | Health and Wellness

If you’re longing to leave your home and take a trip somewhere, it’s important to remember that COVID-19 is still here. So there’s a lot to think about before you […]

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Have a happy holiday—even with COVID-19

06 December 2020 | Health and Wellness, Holidays

It’s the holidays, and COVID-19 is still a presence in the U.S. What does that mean for holiday celebrations? Some parties may need to be called off. Buffet-style office parties, […]

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Is that headache a migraine?

01 January 2021 | Health and Wellness

By some estimates, about 12 percent of Americans experience migraines. Could you be one of them? Migraines aren’t the same for all people. But that pounding in your head could […]

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Is COVID-19 bringing your teen down?

Living with the fear and restrictions of COVID-19 is enough to bring anyone down, but teens may be especially affected. They may be missing friends as well as major events […]

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Screening for cervical cancer is vital

Cervical cancer used to have a grim story. It was once one of the most common causes of cancer death in American women. That changed when screening for the disease […]

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COVID-19 Vaccine: What You Need to Know

27 January 2021 | Health and Wellness

Q: How will a vaccine prevent COVID-19? A: The coronavirus that causes COVID-19 has spikes of protein on each viral particle. These spikes help the viruses attach to cells and […]

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Catch up on preventive care

15 February 2021 | Health and Wellness

Early on in the COVID-19 pandemic, many people put off in-person doctor visits in order to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. For you and your family, that may […]

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Make it happen: Get screened for colorectal cancer

17 February 2021 | Health and Wellness

Colorectal cancer is one of the leading causes of cancer-related death in the U.S. But it doesn’t have to be. Screening tests for colorectal cancer save lives. And you have […]

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Take extra care of your mental health

You’re preoccupied and having difficulty focusing. Your sleep isn’t great. And you aren’t eating as well as you know you should. You may be stressed out by COVID-19. It’s not […]

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Diabetes and COVID-19: What to do if you get sick

20 November 2020 | Diabetes, Health and Wellness

Severe illness from COVID-19 is more likely in people who have certain underlying medical conditions. One of these is type 2 diabetes. According to the Centers for Disease Control and […]

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How to handle quarantine fatigue

13 November 2020 | Health and Wellness

Social distancing is one of the most effective ways to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Staying apart has saved lives. But progress toward reopening can be slow and have […]

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How much do you know about the flu?

12 November 2020 | Health and Wellness

With flu season on the way, it’s a good time to learn about influenza and how to protect against it. Check out these questions and the answers that follow to […]

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It’s that time again! Get your flu shot.

06 November 2020 | Health and Wellness

If there’s one thing you can count on from year to year, it’s another flu season. You don’t want to get the flu—it’s a miserable experience. And you might not […]

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Coping tips for COVID-19 ‘long-haulers’

02 November 2020 | Health and Wellness

People who recover from COVID-19 typically feel like their old selves in two to six weeks. But for some, the road to recovery may be much longer than that. In […]

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Caring for your cloth face mask

16 October 2020 | Health and Wellness

Most of us are wearing a mask these days when we’re out and about. Along with social distancing, hand washing and other safety measures, masking up is one of the […]

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Get a shot, skip the flu

Ready or not, another flu season is here. If you dread the thought of getting sick—that’s no fun!—get the flu vaccine. Everyone 6 months and older needs to be vaccinated […]

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