Health & Wellness

The Costly, Often-Deadly Truth about Eating Disorders
The Costly, Often-Deadly Truth about Eating Disorders
Eating disorders aren’t just about a fixation on weight and food deprivation. They are behavioral health conditions – in fact, anorexia is the deadliest mental health disease in America. One... Read More
By
Jerry Reimenschneider
A Family Doctor Can Be Your Pathway to Better Health
A Family Doctor Can Be Your Pathway to Better Health
Having a family doctor that you can check in with regularly is a simple, effective way to stay healthy or monitor any existing healthcare issues. Don’t have a family doctor?... Read More
By
Michael Race
Holiday Season Offers Opportunity to Discuss Family Health History
Holiday Season Offers Opportunity to Discuss Family Health History
Knowing your family health history can be an important tool in creating a better lifestyle, and the holidays are a perfect time for relatives to discuss a family’s health history.... Read More
By
Michael Race
Vaccines Can Tamp Down Danger from COVID, Flu and RSV
Vaccines Can Tamp Down Danger from COVID, Flu and RSV
COVID, Influenza, and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) can pose serious health threats to young children, older adults, and those with compromised immune systems. Vaccines and common sense are the best... Read More
By
Jeff McGaw
From Stubborn to Statin: A Cholesterol Journey
From Stubborn to Statin: A Cholesterol Journey
I did everything my doctor asked in trying to lower my cholesterol minus medication. But I was lucky enough to learn – before it was too late – that sometimes... Read More
By
Jerry Reimenschneider
Spotting, Treating, and Helping Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
Spotting, Treating, and Helping Adults with Attention Deficit Disorder
Adults with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder suffer from a variety of symptoms that, left untreated, could be problematic in the workplace. The good news is that when diagnosed and treated,... Read More
By
Jerry Reimenschneider
How to Help Contain Thyroid Issues
How to Help Contain Thyroid Issues
The thyroid is a little gland that can cause big health issues for some. But the good news is those issues, while sometimes chronic and life-long, can be successfully managed. Read More
By
Jerry Reimenschneider
Finding The Right Healthcare Coverage For You
Finding The Right Healthcare Coverage For You
Quality healthcare coverage is important not just to your overall health, but also for your peace of mind. If you’re one of the nearly 17 million Americans planning to buy... Read More
By
Michael Race
Personal Consultations Can Cut Through Healthcare Confusion
Personal Consultations Can Cut Through Healthcare Confusion
Healthcare can be confusing, but there are resources to help. Capital Blue Cross Connect health and wellness centers offer consultations to Capital members and non-members alike to help answer questions... Read More
By
Michael Race
Listen Up: Americans Face Threats to Hearing, but Solutions Exist
Listen Up: Americans Face Threats to Hearing, but Solutions Exist
October is National Protect Your Hearing Month. Noise levels at work and home can threaten our hearing. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health has some valuable tips for... Read More
By
Jeff McGaw