Health Tips


hands against white background arthritis flares
Does your arthritis seem more noticeable in the summer? Do pain, swelling and stiffness make it difficult to move? Seasonal factors such as humidity, dehydration, and changes in barometric pressure can contribute to joint pain and intensify arthritis symptoms.While there’s nothing you can do about the weather, there are steps […]

Managing Arthritis Flares


spring tree blooms, allergy triggers
As the weather warms and the days lengthen, many are eager to get outdoors and enjoy the sun and spring blooms. However, if you’re one of more than 60 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, you may feel less excited. Pollen and allergy triggers are everywhere. Seasonal allergies can […]

All About Allergy Triggers


stack of face masks for COVID-19 protection
As States ramp up their distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, a return to normalcy feels within reach. But, how long will it take to achieve herd immunity in our communities? Will we still need masks and social distancing– and for how long? Below, we answer your questions surrounding life after vaccination. […]

Why We Still Need Masks



covid-19 vaccines
With authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines now available in the US, we have real hope for stopping the pandemic. There are currently two FDA-authorized mRNA vaccines for COVID-19: the Pfizer-BioNTech mRNA vaccine (for ages 16+) and the Moderna vaccine (for ages 18+). Below, we answer some common questions about these […]

COVID-19 Vaccines Explained


woman doing sit ups - healthy resolutions
For many of us, the new year offers a symbolic fresh start. We have the opportunity to release the bad habits and attitudes of yesteryear, and commit ourselves to better health and wellness. We might resolve to exercise more, eat less junk food, quit smoking, or read a book a […]

Healthy Resolutions






woman playing with fallen leaves - common fall health concerns
As summer gives way to fall, we’re met with colorful leaves, crisp air, and pumpkin spice-flavored everything. But harvest and holidays aside, the season’s cooler temps, indoor gatherings, and shorter days also instigate unwanted autumn ailments. Below, we discuss common fall health concerns, and what you can do to prepare […]

Common Fall Health Concerns



thermometer on red background for flu season during covid-19
With fall–and flu season–fast approaching, COVID-19 is still circulating the country, and experts fear the combination may overwhelm already strained healthcare systems. Influenza accounts for hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations each year. Hospitals often reach peak capacity during the flu season. If COVID-19 cases surge in tandem, it will be […]

Factoring in Flu Season for COVID-19