April is National Minority Health Month. During this time, we raise awareness about differences in the burden of disease or the opportunity to achieve optimal health experienced by minorities. The theme for this year's campaign is "Better Health ... READ MORE
In observance of National Nutrition Month, individuals are urged to adopt healthier eating habits and engage in physical activity. The current year's theme, "Fuel for the Future," emphasizes the importance of consuming nutritious foods that ... READ MORE
During the month of February, we encourage all people to take an assessment of their heart health. For starters, ask yourself this simple question. What are you doing to protect your heart?
What is heart disease?
Heart disease is the “umbrella” ... READ MORE
When someone has an allergic reaction, it is the body’s response to a protein in a food. The body thinks the protein is dangerous and begins to attack it. Eating, touching, or smelling the food can cause a reaction. The reactions range from ... READ MORE
Families and friends cherish holiday traditions because they have a way of bringing us closer. They often reflect our values and beliefs and provide a time to relate and communicate with one another. This quality time helps solidify relationships ... READ MORE
Radon exposure is the leading cause of lung cancer for nonsmokers. In Florida, radon test data reveals that 1 out of every five homes tested had radon levels at or above the US Environmental Protection Agency’s action level for indoor radon. ... READ MORE
Are you feeling a lot of stress these days? Just know that you are not alone! While people in the U.S. were reporting high levels of stress before the COVID-19 pandemic, it is clear that the pandemic has led to a tremendous amount of additional ... READ MORE
There is more than enough stress to go around these days, and we all experience stress to a varying degree on a daily basis. In fact, stress has become so much a part of our lives that sometimes we don’t even realize how much stress we are ... READ MORE
The continuation of the pandemic has impacted healthy sleep patterns for people across the globe. Research studies conducted to evaluate the impact of COVID-19 on quality sleep have found an increase in anxiety, sleep fragmentation, and insomnia. ... READ MORE
The COVID-19 pandemic has led many of us to alter our usual routines. With such dramatic changes, including access and comfort with going to the gym or fitness centers, we are all more open to negative mental and physical health problems. ... READ MORE