Health Advocate Blog

Category - Health Information

November 2018 healthy resource roundup

There are a number of important health observances happening this month. We have compiled a variety of resources so that you have quick, easy access to tips and information to help you get healthier. For some observances, we’re also including...

Put cholesterol screening on your health to-do list this month

There are many simple tests we can take to ensure our health is on the right track, and a cholesterol screening is toward the top of the list. September is National Cholesterol Education Month, making now the right time to get your blood cholesterol...

Prescription drugs: Follow safe usage tips

The rise in certain prescriptions for— and easier access to— pain relievers like opioids (Vicodin, OxyContin or Percocet), stimulants (Adderall, Ritalin) and sedatives/depressants used to treat anxiety and sleep disorders (Xanax, Valium) has led to...