Why You Should Get Vaccinated

You’re protected from disease If you are not vaccinated, you are unprotected from diseases such as the flu, whooping cough, or even liver cancer. Thousands of adults become seriously ill and are hospitalized because of preventable diseases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). By getting vaccinated, you can avoid contracting one […]

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‘Tis the Season to Give Back to Your Community

No matter how you celebrate the holidays, it is always a good time to give to people in need. You might find that you don’t know what to give to others for the holidays. Giving a gift to a worthy cause in someone else’s name is a great present that keeps on giving. If giving […]

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Suicide Prevention: What To Do if You Think a Loved One Might Be Contemplating Suicide

Suicide rates are rising in the U.S. Suicide is the 10th leading cause of death for Americans of all ages, with approximately 123 dying by suicide every day. It is difficult to understand what drives people to take their own lives, but people considering suicide are in so much pain that they don’t see any […]

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Feel Like You Have the “Winter Blues”? It Could Be Seasonal Affective Disorder

Seasonal depression is real. It’s important to understand what the problem is and how to handle it. As the days become shorter and the weather becomes colder, it’s easy to get into the habit of staying indoors, eating more, and being less active — starting the “hibernation process” for the winter. Although this is common, […]

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Running low on delivery docs

Women’s Health Care Faces Doctor Shortage

Health officials warn that the country will soon face a shortage of OB-GYNs, and no state will be immune. These doctors are a critical part of women’s health care, as they not only provide medical care related to pregnancy and childbirth but diagnose, treat, and help prevent diseases of women, especially those involving the reproductive […]

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FMLA Giving you time for life's changes

Federal Law Lets You Care for Family and Protect Your Job

The federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is designed to help employees balance work-life demands so they can attend to specific family and medical needs and preserve their employment without jeopardizing company functions. The law allows eligible employees to take up to 12 work weeks of unpaid leave during a 12-month period for specific […]

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