Can You Really Rely on Your Breast Self-Exam?

Susan G. Komen is no longer recommending breast self-exams. According to their website, the self-exam doesn’t offer the early detection and survival benefits of other screening tests. So, do you really need to continue doing a monthly self-exam? The Benefits of Breast Self-Exams While Susan G. Komen may no longer recommend breast self-exams, many other […]

Gaining Insight on Your Family Tree

When we’re young, we really never think much about our ancestors beyond maybe our grandparents. But as we get older, many of us have a desire to learn more about our family roots. “I think that as we get older, we actually start to get interested in our families, who we are, where we came […]

School Lunch Ideas that will have Your Kids Begging for More

Packing lunches for your kids doesn’t have to be as boring as a peanut butter and jelly sandwich (although PB&J is a good healthy option!). Here are some ideas for your kid’s lunches that will not only have them excited about packing a lunch but might be worthy for your work lunch too! School Lunch Ideas […]

What to do if You Need Medical Care While Traveling

We are in the midst of summer. For many of us, that means we’re traveling! The last thing you want to worry about while sightseeing is having to find medical help. But it can happen. So what should you do? Obviously, if it’s an emergency, don’t worry about insurance, just get yourself to a hospital. […]

What Dehydration does to Your Body

Hopefully, you’re spending these hot summer months soaking up some Vitamin-D (with your sunscreen on of course!) and enjoying a good amount of healthy outdoor activities such as hiking or mountain biking. However, as you find yourself out in nature instead of cooped up indoors, we can’t stress enough how important it is for you […]

3 Ways to Create Healthy Exercise Habits

It seems that many of us have our excuses for not making a habit ofexercise. We’ve got too much going on, we need to put our families first, we need to put our careers first, etc. Well, none of that is going to matter if your health is too poor for you to do anything […]

Why Your Diet Should be as Unique as You Are

Exercise and diets are not one size fits all. We all have our own distinctive health issues, family histories, and our own bodies. Just because your best friend is on the Paleo diet doesn’t mean it’s necessarily right for you too. The same goes for your family member who is taking calcium supplements. That doesn’t mean […]

Healthy Recipes for Your Next Cookout

As the weather warms up, many of us will be inviting friends and family over and firing up our grills for a fun-filled cookout. That doesn’t mean you have to spend all summer eating greasy hamburgers or boring hot dogs. There are a lot of healthy recipes perfect for the grill! Here are some ideas […]

May is Mental Health Month, but Colorado Crisis Services is Available Year-Round

May is Mental Health Month, a time to bring awareness to the issue of mental health and the resources available for those seeking help. It’s the perfect time to remind Coloradans about Colorado Crisis Services, the statewide resource available year round for anyone experiencing a mental health, substance use or emotional crisis. Finding Support Colorado […]

7 Healthy Food Swaps

Getting healthy doesn’t have to be a big deal. Whether your goal is to cut back on calories, unhealthy fats, sugar or cholesterol, there are tons of healthy alternatives out there that won’t leave you feeling unsatisfied with your meal. Try a few small swaps and see how it works for you. Here are 7 […]