Summer Book Reading Suggestions, Part 1

Ahhhh, summertime. The birds are singing, the children are playing, and the families are vacationing. Don’t forget the sunscreen, the bathing suit, the sandals, the big floppy hat, and...

Anxiety or AFib? Understanding the Signs of an Irregular Heartbeat

If you had an irregular heartbeat, would you be able to tell on your own? Or would you attribute the signs to something else, like anxiety, panic attacks or...

Set a Date to Lose the Weight

Target weight loss to a special event. Feeling cynical about your weight loss goals? You may be able to turn things around if you set a date for your end...

Health Tips to Avoid Bug Bites

Tips to prevent the itch and pain. -      Diana Kohnle These summer nights may be warm and inviting, but not when the bugs come out. If you’re like many of us and...

The Cost Effectiveness of AFib Screenings

Do you know that atrial fibrillation (AFib) is the most common heart rhythm problem? On top of that, it’s also extremely dangerous – this often asymptomatic condition increases risk...

How Much Do You Know About Cholesterol?

Quiz yourself on your knowledge of cholesterol by answering “true” or “false” to the following statements. T/F: When trying to lower cholesterol the first thing you should do is add...