Get a Check Up: Health Screenings for 20-30 year olds

Young and Healthy

For many of us, the arrival of our 20s brings the first time we seek to take responsibility for our health on our own with the goal of leading healthier, longer lives. Regular medical examinations and tests are a crucial part of achieving this.  They can detect problems before they are symptomatic so that treatment results are improved.  They ... Read More...

Top Health Concerns in Your 20s: Mental Health

Mental Health

Some 26% of Americans ages 18 and older suffer from a diagnosable mental disorder. Behavior disorders and certain anxiety disorders can emerge during childhood, but most of the high prevalence conditions, such as anxiety, mood disorders and psychotic disorders, emerge during adolescence and early adulthood. The most prevalent mental health ... Read More...

Top Health Concerns in Your 20s: Substance Abuse

Substance Abuse

Young adults are at an increased risk for substance abuse.  People in their 20s usually go through significant life changes, such as increased freedom and new societal pressures related to starting new jobs, moving to new cities and leaving college.  Experimentation with and regular use of narcotic and alcoholic substances can be particularly ... Read More...

Top Health Concerns in Your 20s

young adult

The 20's signals the start of adulthood for many with graduation from college, adapting to a new job, city, different living accommodations and lifestyle.  For some, with a taste of newfound freedoms, comes great concern for health issues as well. While it's important to keep track of your general well-being, such as eating well, staying ... Read More...

Top Health Concerns in Your 20s: STDs

Young Adult STDs

The 20's signals the start of adulthood for many with graduation from college, adapting to a new job, city, different living accommodations and lifestyle.  For some, with a taste of newfound freedoms, comes great concern for health issues as well. STDs (Sexually Transmitted Diseases) STDs are infections obtained from engaging in sexual ... Read More...

5 Ways To Prevent Moving Day Injuries

Moving injuries

The most common moving day injuries are also the most preventable. If you take the proper safety precautions, your health risks seriously dwindle. So, before you begin to load up that moving truck try to remember these safety tips. Proper Clothing It's important that what you wear on your moving day is conducive to the activities you will ... Read More...

Important Doctors to Have in Your Phone Book

Important Doctors

Getting sick is inevitable. When and where it happens? Now that’s a mystery. That’s why it’s important to be prepared for when illness strikes by having reliable doctor’s phone numbers on hand. And while we can’t possibly be ready for every type of malady that could occur, there are common ailments that we know happen each year and ... Read More...

First Date with Your New Doctor

First Date with New Doctor

Visiting a new doctor for the first time is kind of like going on a first date- there are so many questions and uncertainties going through your mind. Will we be a good match? Will they listen to me and understand my needs? Will I say the right things? In reality visiting a new doctor doesn’t have to be scary because you can prepare in ways ... Read More...

6 Ways Moving Can Make You Sick

Ways Moving Can Make You Sick

Moving is often exciting. Yet, a new place can mean making adjustments – many of them.  There are new weather patterns to accommodate for, new people you’ll be in contact with, and, more often than not, new illnesses to battle.  Here are some conditions and illnesses that may be awaiting your arrival as you get settled in your new ... Read More...

How to Stay Healthy After Shaking Up Your Routine

Staying Healthy

For many of us, staying healthy means sticking to a routine--whether it’s waking up at 6 am daily for a run or planning out nutritious snacks to eat during the week. Major life changes, like moving to a new home, can throw a wrench into our established patterns.  And once you step away from the healthy habits you worked so hard to maintain, it ... Read More...