Wouldn’t it be nice to avoid health problems before they happen? These preventative screenings can help.Continue Reading.
Now that 40 (or even 50) is the new 30, those of us in midlife have realized that it’s more accurately the prime of life. The last thing we want to think about are potential health problems—and sometimes unpleasant tasks like getting cancer screenings. We’ve got decades before we have to wo…Continue Reading.
As we begin 2019, the flu virus has been more active across the country. Nine states, including Kentucky, reported a high level of influenza-like illness according to the most recent weekly report from the CDC. Will we reach that level in Indiana? That’s hard to say. But even in January, you ca…Continue Reading.
Personalized medicine might sound like something dreamed up by marketers to coordinate the color of your allergy inhaler with your outfit. If that doesn’t sound too far-fetched, let’s be clear: That’s not what personalized medicine is. Personalized medicine, sometimes called precision medic…Continue Reading.
Vitamin B12 keeps the body’s nerve and blood cells working properly and is important in the production of genetic material—making it especially essential during early life, adolescence, and pregnancy. Along with folic acid, B12 helps in iron absorption, so you also need B12 to avoid certain t…Continue Reading.
Our extended families—our grandparents, aunts and uncles, and cousins—fill much the same role in our lives as parents and siblings. They inform who we are, they help us explore how we get along with others, and they add extra dimension—some might say flavor—to our lives. Speaking of flavo…Continue Reading.
When winter rears its frosty head and the mornings are dark and bleak, it can be especially hard to find the energy for your usual morning workout. Sure, your gym has the light and warmth and equipment to make your workout great, but first you’ve got to get yourself there. Since you’re the on…Continue Reading.
Hancock Health Supports New Plan Calling for Investing $360 Million in Increased Cigarette Tax Revenue in Hoosier Health
GREENFIELD, IN – Hancock Health has joined hundreds of other Indiana organizations and companies in the Raise It for Health campaign in support of a new plan to raise the state’s cigarette tax by $2 per-pack in the next state budget. The plan proposes to dedicate all of the increased re…Continue Reading.
Community Members Raise Awareness About “Raise It For Health” With Cigarette Butt Cleanup Day of Action Marks “Great American Smokeout®”
Hancock Health and the Hancock County Tobacco Free Coalition are leading an effort to pick up cigarette butts around Hancock County as part of the Great American Smokeout® on November 15. Hancock County is one of dozens of Indiana communities participating in the national event. Since 1976, the …Continue Reading.