Category:Health Tips

Everything You Need to Know About Flu Shots

What is a flu shot? A flu shot is a vaccine that protects you from catching the influenza virus. What’s the influenza virus? It’s the flu! Isn’t the flu just basically a cold? No! The flu is a contagious respiratory illness that infects your nose, throat, and lungs. Flu symptoms Read more

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3 Reasons To See Your Doctor In-Person

In recent years, workplace wellness has become a widespread topic of discussion for businesses and employees alike. From large corporations like Google to local initiatives like Activate Allen County, there’s a new standard for workplace wellness. It starts with understanding employees’ health and then addressing their needs and goals. Workplace Read more

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Workplace Wellness Programs: What They Are And Why They Matter

Workplace wellness programs are company-wide campaigns that focus on employee health and wellness. The most effective wellness programs are tailored specifically to fit an organization, but most cover topics around weight management, personal health, smoking cessation, and stress relief. Often, wellness programs include onsite events, like health screenings, and offer Read more


Protecting Your Eyes All Year Long

August is National Eye Exam Month. While getting your eyes checked by your doctor each year is extremely important, so is caring for your eyes every other day of the year. Many people may not be aware of just how many simple things you can do each day to maintain Read more


The Journey of a Cancer Survivor

Told by breast cancer survivor, Heather Cramer 1 in 8 women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma at the age of 34. Here is my story…….. In August 2013, I decided to do a self exam of my breasts since Read more


A Powerful Message to Women Everywhere: Cancer Awareness

National Cancer Survivor Day is June 5th, 2016. As we can imagine, the journey of a cancer survivor is one filled with many hardships, much stress, and a whirlwind of emotions. Many may not understand the extreme importance in keeping up to date with health and wellness checkups, screenings, etc. Read more