Healthy Tip of the Day:

Planning to have a baby in 2016? Then you need to be smoke-free. According to the CDC, mothers who smoke are more likely to deliver their babies early, which are the leading cause of death, disability, and disease among newborns.

How to Beat the Heat

  With the record-high temperatures this summer, it’s not only uncomfortable but dangerous. The best measure of how dangerous a day’s heat will be is the expected heat index, a calculation that takes into effect the cumulative...     Read more >

Breastfeeding

Both babies and mothers gain many benefits from breastfeeding. Breast milk is easy to digest and contains antibodies that can protect infants from bacterial and viral infections. A baby's risk of becoming an overweight child goes down with eac...     Read more >

Stay Hydrated

When the temperatures rise, getting enough to drink is important whether you are playing sports, traveling or just sitting in the sun. And it is critical for your heart health. Keeping the body hydrated helps the heart more easily pump blood t...     Read more >