Nurse administering needle to woman's arm
Oct 01
Getting a flu shot is important every year, but in 2020, it’s even more essential. Find out what factors you need to take into consideration and how you can be better prepared for the 2020 flu season.  

woman looking at camera with face mask on
Aug 12
Have you fallen for a coronavirus mask myth? Wearing masks has become part of daily life, but there are still many misconceptions about their role in coronavirus prevention. Learn the truth behind these common mask myths so you can better protect yourself and your community. 

Woman putting on face mask outdoors
Jul 27
Many Maryland businesses that were forced to close due to the coronavirus pandemic are now open. That has a lot of people wondering: Is it safe to go out?

Jan 24
Your immune system defends your body against microorganisms that cause sickness and disease. The stronger your immune system, the less likely you are to get sick. The first step to keeping your immune system strong? Living a healthy lifestyle. Here are a few things you can do to keep your immune system in tip-top shape.

Sick couple in bed
Nov 26
Sickness is extremely common in the winter months, but your sniffles and fever could be caused by a number of different viruses. Learn everything you should know about winter bugs, how to identify them, and when you should stay home from work. 

Women in Pink Tshirts for Breast Cancer
Oct 24
Apart from skin cancer, breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer among American women. In 2017, it’s estimated that about 30 percent of newly diagnosed cancers in women were breast cancer.

Photo of Man Squatting at Desk
Sep 30
Sitting too much is a health hazard. It can raise your risk for a number of serious conditions, including obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and much more. Unfortunately, many of us spend a greater portion of the day sitting at our desks at work.

Photo of a Person Talking on a Cell Phone
Aug 13
In today’s world of information overload, it sometimes feels like everything we touch can cause cancer! But don’t worry— not all of the hazards you’ve been hearing about have been scientifically proven to cause cancer. 

Photo of a woman drinking water
Jul 17
Summer weather brings plenty of outdoor activities and fun, but it can also be dangerous. While the body usually does a good job of cooling itself, when things go awry, a good day can quickly turn into an emergency. 

Photo of a woman holding her head
Jun 24
Tension headaches, migraines, sinus headaches and ice cream headaches (also known as “brain freeze”) all have different causes and factors that influence their severity. 

Photo of a person biking to work
May 17
According to the United States Census Bureau, the number of people who commute to work by bike nationally has increased. Biking to work is safer than it’s ever been before and presents numerous health benefits, but there are still many precautions you need to take to ensure that you’re safe.

international travel
Apr 22
Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure, going overseas can be the adventure of a lifetime. Unfortunately, it can also be a threat to your health if you don’t take the proper precautions. However, there are a few things you can do before your trip to keep yourself safe and worry-free while traveling.

Man looking at computer
Mar 22
There’s no doubt about it: Screens are grabbing our attention at the workplace and beyond. Unfortunately, this all takes its toll on our eyes and ears. A Nielsen report found that adults in the United States spent 21 hours a week using these devices. While such devices are generally safe, there are health risks to watch out for.

Pain Pills
Feb 22
We’ve all felt a little under the weather at work. Whether you are combatting a sudden headache, trying to ignore your muscle cramps, or trying to push through discomfort from a chronic condition, many of us decide to reach for an over-the-counter pain reliever for some help. The only problem? There are a wide variety of medications to choose from. How do you know what’s right for your aches and pains? It all depends.

yoga to relieve stress
Jan 24
Do you often feel stressed out? You’re not alone.

The Next Superfoods to Include in Your Lunch
Jan 04
For a while the nation couldn’t stop talking about kale. The vegetable’s long reign as the star “superfood” is easy to understand—it’s loaded with vitamins A, C and K, as well as fiber and antioxidants. But a healthy diet is all about variety and, dare we say, now many folks turn green around the gills at the thought of one more kale salad. Luckily, these contenders to the superfood crown also are healthy, delicious and full of produce promise. Diversify your diet and boost your health by packing these superfoods in your lunch!

Unexpected Side Effects of Binge Drinking
Dec 05
While consuming alcohol can be safe in moderation, binge drinking has many unintended side effects on your personal and even professional life. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 15% of U.S. workers report being impaired by alcohol at work at least one time during the past year, and 9% of workers reported being hungover at work. Beyond a nasty hangover, binge drinking has a negative impact on your general health and wellbeing. Read more to find out how.

Oct 10
Life has its ups and downs, and one of the downs can be a pain in the neck. It can come from something as simple as a violent sneeze, falling asleep in an uncomfortable position or, most commonly, a long day at your computer.

Patient getting Flu Shot
Oct 10
It’s a childhood ritual: The annual visit to the pediatrician, and the one question on every kid’s mind—“Will I have to get shots this time?” Vaccinations are safe and help to prevent a range of horrible diseases, including whooping cough, measles and polio. But vaccines aren’t just for children.

Oct 10
As the flu season quickly approaches, it is important for you to protect yourself and your loved ones.

Better Sleep
Oct 10
Finding yourself drifting off at your desk, yawning in meetings or having difficulty focusing at work?

Elderly couple smiling while bike riding
Oct 10
Being proactive is a valuable quality, particularly in the workplace. Perhaps you’re the kind of person who is always one step ahead on a project or always striving to turn in assignments far before the deadline