Posts Categorized: Health Tips

Life Insurance Awareness Month

Congress has proclaimed September “National Life Insurance Awareness Month,” and most states are making similar proclamations. More than 100 insurance companies and industry trade groups are expected to participate in the National Life Insurance Awareness Month campaign. While many Americans recognize that it is important to protect loved ones with life insurance, far too many…

9 Fast Facts About Cholesterol Levels

High cholesterol is something most Americans recognize as being a bad thing. However, not enough Americans monitor their cholesterol levels. Unfortunately, it’s known as a silent killer because there are no symptoms associated with high cholesterol. Because of this, September has been named National Cholesterol Education Month. Facts About Cholesterol The following are a few facts…

Food Safety Education Month

September is National Food Safety Education Month. Learn how to be a food safety superhero! Take steps to help prevent food poisoning, and show others how to keep food safe. Be a Produce Pro: • Keep fresh fruits and vegetables separate from raw meat, poultry, seafood and eggs. Use Separate Cutting Boards: • One for…

Prostate Cancer Awareness: Get Checked!

Prostate Cancer Awareness Month is observed every September in North America by health experts, health advocates, and individuals concerned with men’s health. How common is it? About 1 man in 8 will be diagnosed during his lifetime. Other than skin cancer, prostate cancer is the most common in American men. The American Cancer Society’s estimates in…

Cholesterol Education Month: Why it’s Important

Why National Cholesterol Education Month is Important It shines a light on a silent condition High cholesterol has no symptoms itself, but it can lead to blockages of your arteries. This can result in heart disease. National Cholesterol Education Month raises awareness about this potentially dangerous condition. It urges people to get checked A simple…