• Usted puede ser capaz de ayudar a salvar la vida de un niño

    NAPSM Julián Morales tiene siete años y parece como cualquier otro niño—le encantan los juegos de video, ver béisbol en la tele, pasar tiempo con su hermanita y comer helado de chocolate—pero hay una gran diferencia. El problema A diferencia de la mayoría de los niños, Julián sufre de...
  • La FDA les proporciona a las latinas las herramientas necesarias para combatir la diabetes

    FDA Casi 1 millón de latinas ignoran que corren el riesgo de volverse diabéticas. Muchas probablemente no recibirán la atención preventiva o de otra índole que necesitan porque no acudirán al doctor ni a la clínica de salud, donde podrían hacerse una sencilla prueba de detección de la enfermedad....
  • Spotlight on Mental Wellness During National Children’s Health Month

    Eric Galatas Public News Service OMAHA, Neb. – October is Children’s Health Month, and with the new school year just underway, Nebraska Children’s Home Society is encouraging parents, teachers and communities across the state to take steps to improve children’s physical and mental health. Briana Woodside, the society’s pregnancy,...
  • 3 Tips to Raise a Drug-Free Child

    StatePoint By the time teens graduate from high school, about 45 percent will have tried marijuana, according the National Institute on Drug Abuse. And while marijuana is one of the most used substances among teenagers, it is not the only one of concern today. The drug epidemic is an...
  • 7 surprising benefits of doing jigsaw puzzles

    BPT There’s a quiet movement going on in this country, and it doesn’t involve apps, data or the latest fad. Following the lead of vinyl record albums, coloring books and traditional board games, jigsaw puzzles are seeing a resurgence in popularity. Perhaps, because it’s an opportunity to unplug and...
  • Flu-Fighting Facts

    NAPS The flu is nothing to sneeze at. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), influenza has resulted in between 9.2 million and 35.6 million illnesses annually since 2010. The best way to stay out of such statistics, the CDC says, is for everyone who is...
  • HEALTH OFFICIALS ANNOUNCE IT’S TIME TO GET VACCINATED FOR THE FLU

    Santa Clara County Valley Health Centers offer free flu shots in many locations   SANTA CLARA COUNTY, CA. – Free flu shots for adults over 19 will be available at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center’s geographically accessible “Valley Health Centers” beginning on Saturday, September 29, 2018. Adult Flu Vaccine Fairs...
  • Covered California: Shop and Save for 2019

    CoveredCA The 2019 Covered California rates and plans have been announced, and there is plenty of good news for consumers in Santa Clara County. First, the average overall rate increase for existing consumers in the county who renew the plan they have now is 6.3 percent, which is below...
  • Making it count: 5 tips for choosing a health plan

    BPT This fall millions will head to the polls to cast their vote in the mid-term elections, but they have another important choice to make as well: their health care coverage for 2019. People will have the opportunity to select or switch their health insurance plans for 2019 during...