Health Advocate Blog

Category - Health Observances

Sneaky things that harm your heart

The pandemic has turned our day-to-day routines upside down, making it all too easy to slip into bad habits without realizing it, including those that can harm the heart. Some examples: sitting for extended periods...

Diabetes Awareness Month: What you should know

More than 34 million Americans (about 1 in 10) have diabetes, and approximately 95% of them have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes most often develops in people over age 45, but children and young people are also...

Simple tips to control your cholesterol

September is National Cholesterol Education Month, making now the right time to get your blood cholesterol checked (especially if it’s been a while since your last test!). Your body needs cholesterol to function...