Health & Wellness

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
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
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
Poor Sleep Often Equals Poor Health
Poor Sleep Often Equals Poor Health
Sleeping problems lead to far more trouble than tiredness. Up to 70 million Americans suffer from short sleep duration, which has been linked – if left unchecked – to numerous... Read More
By
Jerry Reimenschneider
High Cholesterol: Prevention, Causes, and How to Cope
High Cholesterol: Prevention, Causes, and How to Cope
Despite increased awareness that has led to 2 out of 3 Americans having cholesterol screenings over the past five years, the plaque-like substance remains a huge problem, costing America 868,000... Read More
By
Jerry Reimenschneider
Loneliness Can Threaten Lives
Loneliness Can Threaten Lives
Isolation, which spiked during the pandemic, has impacts beyond mental wellness. It can cause as much physical harm as smoking 15 cigarettes a day, and more than a third of... Read More
By
Jerry Reimenschneider
Migraines Have No Cure, But There Are Ways to Ease the Pain
Migraines Have No Cure, But There Are Ways to Ease the Pain
Migraine headaches affect about 40 million people in the U.S. and cost businesses billions in absenteeism. While there are no cures, there are medications and effective strategies to lessen the... Read More
By
Jeff McGaw
Tap Into Summer Hydration Tips
Tap Into Summer Hydration Tips
We’ve all heard about how important it is to drink enough water, whether or not we’re physically active. Yet too few of us heed the warnings, raising some serious health... Read More
By
Jerry Reimenschneider
Men's Health: Closing the Longevity Gap
Men's Health: Closing the Longevity Gap
On average, women now outlive men by 5.4 years. Wider adoption of routine preventive care, telehealth services for mental wellness counseling, and colorectal and prostate screening all can play a... Read More
By
Jeff McGaw