Health Blog

Everyone can use a little healthy advice from time to time. That’s why we created Health Tips—blogs packed with great information to help you and your family stay well. Here you’ll find our doctors and healthy living experts sharing advice in areas like nutrition, exercise, heart health, cancer prevention and more.
 

Yum! A Turkey Cranberry Stuffing Sandwich

Need a go-to recipe for Thanksgiving leftovers? We can help! You might have splurged on rich foods during your Thanksgiving dinner, but that doesn’t mean that the leftovers can’t be healthy! On its own, turkey breast is a great source of lean protein and root vegetables are terrific fall produce.

So use these ideas to fill out your week-after-Thanksgiving menu – your heart and your waistline will be thankful!

Take Your Outside Workout Inside

When the outdoor air turns from brisk to frigid, it might be time to take that workout inside! Sure, some winter warriors still hit the snow-packed trails for their regular exercise routine during these colder months. But it’s perfectly fine if that’s not your speed! What’s most important is that you stay active and keep exercise a priority throughout the winter.

Check out these indoor workouts for a way to change things up:

Fall Flu Shot Season

With pumpkins and changing leaves comes something that’s not so welcome: Flu season.

Halloween Costume Safety Tips

Here's a costume for the kid who can't make up her mind: A rainbow butterfly kitty unicorn. Yep, it's a real costume -- a mishmash of the things little girls love. And for a mom, it ticks all the boxes: Warm, easy to move in, easy to spot on a dark night and no creepy mask.

As it turns out, mom gut has a pretty good basis for Halloween costumes. Experts agree that the safest Halloween costumes do indeed have those qualities -- plus a few more. So consider these tips when shopping this Halloween:

More than Pumpkin Pie

Don’t trick yourself into missing out on this treat! The classic Halloween symbol – a pumpkin – is also a terrific way of bringing nutrients to your body!