World AIDS Day

December 1, 2014, is World AIDS Day. The goal of the observance is to help people become more aware of HIV and current HIV treatments. Start by taking a quick quiz on HIV. You may be surprised by some of the things you don’t know! You probably learned that HIV is less frightening than you […]

American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month, so this is the perfect time to recommit to some healthy habits as we move into the holidays. Diabetes affects more than 29 million Americans, but it doesn’t have to keep you from enjoying the holidays.On the other hand, if you’re thinking that you’re going to start following your doctor’s […]

Stomach Cancer Awareness Month

November is Stomach Cancer Awareness Month! Awareness saves lives, so now’s the time to learn about this disease. There are some risk factors that cannot be controlled, such as age, ethnicity, and heredity. But there are also factors that can be controlled. In fact, the American Institute for Cancer Research estimates that we could cut […]