After the long winter we all just experienced, springtime is the right time to return to healthy routines, like eating a balanced diet. This March, recognized as National Nutrition Month, spring into wellness with Family Health Centers by recommitting to eating right.
Obesity is an all-too-common health condition that has serious downsides. If left untreated, the effects of obesity create problematic and potentially life-threatening health issues. If you or a loved one is at-risk, learn more about this medical condition, what it may do to the body and what to do about it.
For young people, wellness is about more than staying out of the doctor’s office. Your physical, mental and social well-being matter just as much. To start feeling your very best, study up on Family Health Centers’ fundamental health tips for teens.
Did you know that cardiovascular disease, not breast cancer, is the leading cause of death among women in the United States? Although heart disease in women does not discriminate, African American and Hispanic women are especially at risk. If living healthy is one of your goals for 2021, learn the answers to the questions you have (and those you didn’t know you had) about heart disease.
It’s easy to take your vision for granted. But, did you know that a group of eye diseases called glaucoma could rob you of your eyesight if left untreated? During Glaucoma Awareness Month, learn how to recognize glaucoma symptoms and protect your vision.
An annual health checkup is highly recommended for all adults—even for those who feel completely fine. This voluntary type of medical appointment is a vital part of living a healthy lifestyle. If it’s been some time since your last health checkup or you have one coming up, the simple answers to these common questions will help you make the most of your next appointment.