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Back-to-school vaccinations..

For most families, back-to-school means it’s time to head back to the doctor. The start of the school year is a helpful reminder to visit your health care professional to get your yearly physical and address any health problems you haven’t had ch..

Start the new school year with new ..

Getting ready for school after a long summer vacation can be a tough adjustment for your kids. Irregular sleep schedules, binging on junk food and getting extra hours of screen time are fun during the summer, but can mean bad news in the classroom si..

Top tips to take your workout to th..

It takes only 30 minutes of exercise per day to help you lose weight, decrease your risk for chronic diseases and reduce your stress levels. With that in mind, these last few summer months are the perfect time to ramp up your workout game. Here are a..

Things to know about hepatitis C on..

Today is National African-American Hepatitis C Action Day (NAAHCAD). Hepatitis C is a serious virus that can lead to liver cancer if left untreated. Unfortunately, African-American communities are especially vulnerable to hepatitis C infections and i..

My sister, my hero..

A heart attack―that I could understand. Hearts in my family are not as strong as they ought to be. But cancer? Nobody in my family had cancer. My sister, Lauren, was an active person. She loved to play tennis and go for long walks through her Co..

Easy ways to cook July’s best pro..

If you’re tired of making the same old dishes, here are some easy tips and tricks on how to cook up summer’s best produce to add some nutrition and pizazz to your plate. Apricots Instead of eating apricots plain, try baking, broiling or sautéing..