Wouldn’t it be nice to avoid health problems before they happen? These preventative screenings can help.Continue Reading.
We’ve all been there: Something hits our funny bone just right and sends us into a tizzy of uncontrollable laughter. The kind that starts in your gut and doesn’t stop until you’re in tears. Turns out, laughing does more for us than simply providing a few moments of bliss. The health benefit…Continue Reading.
“How about a drink after work?” “Let’s hit the bars this Friday!” “Should I bring wine or beer to the party?” “It’s happy hour, want to go?” We’ve either heard or asked these questions more times than we can likely recall, and that’s because alcohol consumption is a co…Continue Reading.
You’ve probably heard of a hysterectomy, but do you know what one is? If you’re scratching your head a little, don’t feel bad, 44% of American adults incorrectly understand this surgical procedure, or they have no idea what one is. This shows that despite how common this surgery is—one in…Continue Reading.
Spinach is one of those incredible foods that seems too good to be true. It’s high in fiber and Vitamins A, C, and K1. It’s loaded with calcium and low in sugar and calories. You can eat bags of it and feel nothing short of Popeye on his best day. Its taste—ah, well. Here, not everyone agre…Continue Reading.
Why get a diabetes screening? We’ll give you five good reasons—namely, elevated risk of heart attack, stroke, blindness, kidney failure, and loss of limb. Diabetes is hitting the U.S. harder than ever, with nearly 10 percent of Americans dealing with its symptoms and risks. And an estimated o…Continue Reading.
Since 2006, the whole State of Indiana has been on daylight saving time. After 13 years we’re used to complaining about that hour of sleep we lose when we spring forward. For many, it’s just a nuisance. But for those who have sleep issues to begin with—as well as those at risk of heart atta…Continue Reading.
We all know the habits we wish we didn’t have: Over-snacking, overspending, oversharing. We want to stop doing all those things we’re overdoing. But studies show it may be easier to make a healthy new habit than to break a bad one. If that’s true, then one of the easiest new habits you can …Continue Reading.
Smile! It’s time for your colonoscopy. That’s one of those words we hate to even hear, isn’t it? Colonoscopy. But it’s an important diagnostic tool for detecting colon cancer and other bowel disorders. Plus, during the procedure, your doctor can even identify and remove precancerous polyp…Continue Reading.
Do you worry a lot? Are you struggling in school? Do you feel sad some or most of the time? These are questions that are important to ask yourself. Just know that if you agree with one or all of the questions, you are not alone. Hancock Health and Greenfield-Central School Corporation has teame…Continue Reading.