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The space between grief and growth

Growth isn't easy, requiring pain along with joy. Discover why working through grief brings the opportunity to experience healing, peace and growth.

Jennifer Larson LaRue By Jennifer Larson LaRue November 23, 2022

Embrace a healthy mindset for eating — no matter the occasion

Holidays can be challenging when food is involved, but adopting a healthy eating mindset is important throughout the entire year. Read tips to improve your approach to balanced, mindful nutrition.

Lisa Hardesty PhDLP By Lisa Hardesty November 22, 2022

I've been diagnosed with prediabetes. What does that mean?

Prediabetes means your blood sugar levels are not high enough to be classified as Type 2 diabetes, but still indicate a need for change. In this Q&A, learn about risk factors, when to get tested and what your next steps should be.

Tara Wilde RDN By Tara Wilde November 21, 2022

What triggers trigger finger?

When tendons become irritated, your finger or thumb can get stuck in a bent or straight position. Find out who typically is affected by trigger finger and how to treat this common condition.

Sara Snyder NP By Sara Snyder November 18, 2022

Trying to get pregnant? Select a lubricant most helpful for sperm

Lubrication can be an easy way to increase comfort during intercourse. However, many couples trying to conceive don't realize that lubricants can adversely affect sperm.

Alicia Ogle, N.P. By Alicia Ogle November 17, 2022

Fight off the flu with immune-boosting nutrients

Is it a myth or fact that chicken noodle soup can help you feel better when you are ill? Does vitamin C prevent illness? Check out myths and facts about immune-boosting nutrients.

Kristi Wempen RDN By Kristi Wempen November 16, 2022

Hepatitis B vaccine: What to know to protect yourself

Chronic hepatitis B infection can go undiagnosed until serious liver disease symptoms arise. Learn why vaccination is the best way to prevent infection, and get additional tips to avoid getting the virus. 

Victoria Louwagie PAC By Victoria Louwagie November 15, 2022
Jessica Sheehy PAC By Jessica Sheehy November 15, 2022

Why your IT band can be a pain in the leg

Pain on the outside of your knee may be a warning sign of an iliotibial, or IT, band issue. Learn why rest and early treatment is best instead of pushing past the pain, and how to avoid future injury.

Jacob Erickson DO By Jacob Erickson November 11, 2022

You are 'here': A smoker's guide to quitting

If you're a smoker, you may be ready to quit but need a guide for how to get from the "here" of smoking to the "there" of not smoking. Here's how to get started on your smoke-free journey.

Patrick Bigaouette MD By Patrick Bigaouette November 10, 2022

6 tips for headache relief

About half of adults regularly have headaches. The pain be a dull ache or intense, impacting daily life. Follow these tips to find relief.

Kerri Crank, N.P. By Kerri Crank November 10, 2022

Menopause: Change of life Q&A

Menopause, often referred to as the "change of life," is a natural part of aging, but the symptoms can be bothersome. Learn about the signs and symptoms, and get treatment options.

Virginia Clementson CNP By Ginny Clementson November 9, 2022

How to help someone having a seizure

Do you know what to do if someone is having a seizure? Injury can be reduced if you know these simple interventions.

Scott Spritzer, D.O. By Scott Spritzer November 8, 2022