Diabetes: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

Diabetes: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment Options

Diabetes is a lifelong disease that changes how your body converts food to energy. In this condition, the body either doesn’t make enough insulin or doesn’t process it properly. Over time, this could cause serious complications, but keeping up with a diabetes...
How to Stay Fit and Healthy at Any Age

How to Stay Fit and Healthy at Any Age

Staying healthy can reduce your risk for certain illnesses, extend your lifespan, and also help you save money on medical bills. No matter how old you are, doing so involves eating a diet filled with healthful foods, including fruits, vegetables, nuts, lean proteins,...
The Benefits of Breastfeeding

The Benefits of Breastfeeding

Being pregnant is exciting, but it also comes with many uncertainties. What will your day-to-day routine look like once your little one arrives? And how will you feed your baby? Many expecting mothers plan to breastfeed their babies. It’s not always easy at first —...
Different Types of Headaches and What They Mean

Different Types of Headaches and What They Mean

You know when you have one, even if the pain varies from piercing or throbbing to just a dull ache. Most are brief, and easily treated with over-the-counter pain relief medication. But certain types of headaches may be a sign of a more serious health problem or...
Ways You Can Prevent Skin Cancer

Ways You Can Prevent Skin Cancer

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, but it brings our focus to a health topic that deserves attention every month. With more than five million cases diagnosed each year, skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the U.S. Fortunately, it’s also the most...
How to Bring in the New Year Safely

How to Bring in the New Year Safely

Along with any other personal resolutions you may have already made, one thing to keep front-of-mind as we welcome a new year is to care for your own health and safety. Here are a few ideas from the caring team at YourTown Health that can help you prioritize these two...