Tips, Safety & Health

Defeating Those Winter Blues 

Defeating Those Winter Blues 

by Constance Brase, MA Right now is the time of year when some people are affected by those "Winter Blues", or a mild form of depression.  Sunshine gives valuable...

Flu Vaccine Coverage Remains Low This Year

Flu Vaccine Coverage Remains Low This Year

Flu activity on the rise; CDC urges ongoing vaccination As of early November, only about 2 out of 5 people in the United States reported having gotten this season's...

Winter Weather Travel Safety

Winter Weather Travel Safety

Whenever winter weather arrives, remember this simple message: Get to where you need to be before the weather gets bad!  In other words, stay off the roads when it...

Flu Prevention Starts with You

Flu Prevention Starts with You

Flu prevention starts with you.   The Centers for Disease Control says "Take 3" Actions to fight the flu.  Taking the time to take care of yourself and your loved...

5 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

5 Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

Your recipe for staying on track no matter what's cooking. 'Tis the season for family, festivity, and food--lots of food. Temptations are everywhere, and parties and...

USDA's Five Tips for a Food Safe Thanksgiving

USDA's Five Tips for a Food Safe Thanksgiving

This week millions of Americans will gather family and friends around the dinner table to give thanks. But for those preparing the meal, it can be a stressful...