July National Health Observances

july health awareness month

The summer rays are heating up in July! That’s why UV Safety Month is a great reminder of the importance of protecting yourself from UV rays year-round.

June National Health Observances

june health awareness months

June highlights a wide range of health observances. Men’s health is big this month, reminding men to schedule their annual visits and make positive changes for their overall health. Statistically, men are less likely to attend annual visits than women. 

May National Health Observances

may health awareness months

May is a big month for national health observances. Women’s health is big this month, reminding women to schedule their annual visits and make positive changes for their overall health. As the weather starts to warm, Skin Cancer Awareness Month provides a reason to highlight the importance of protecting your skin in the summer sun.

April National Health Observances

april health awareness months

April is host to some great health observances. Additionally, irritable bowel syndrome, autism, and foot health are all highlighted this month. 

Why Should You Have An Annual Physical

why should you have an annual physical

Your annual physical is a regular check-up to keep an eye on your entire picture of health. Most health insurance plans will fully cover one of these annual visits as a part of your preventative health benefits.

What is the Purpose of Your Appendix?

what does your appendix do

Your appendix is a small finger-sized tube that is located near the area where your small and large intestines meet. The appendix is located in the lower right side of your abdomen.

What is Epilepsy?

what is epilepsy

According to the CDC, more than 1 percent of Americans have epilepsy, making it the 4th most common neurological disease.