When we talk about fitness we’re generally talking about our overall state of health, usually a result of good eating habits and exercise. But there is more to it than that. Fitness is different for each individual based on their own ability. Fitness for a teen is a lot different than fitness for someone in … Read more


A full mouth is a quiet mouth was my mom’s nutrition philosophy in a nutshell. To be fair, she didn’t have a big budget, the Internet, or Rachel Ray’s 30-minute meals. Mom’s recipes came from her mom and were pretty much Southern comfort foods—pan-fried, deep-fried, and batter-fried. Studies now show that whether you will be … Read more

Health A-Z

We have lots of practical information here for learning about what ails you and how serious it might be. You can find information by category or by using the search box at the top of each page. We have tags to help you find related articles. When we find good resources to help you learn … Read more

Healthy Living

Ahh, the stress-free life. We all want it. But it takes a little work and planning so our health doesn’t add stress to our everyday living. Preventive care as well as relaxation and learning how to handle even the good stresses can help you live longer and healthier. We’ll help you get through many of … Read more

Self Care

Heal thyself! Or so we think we can. We all hate going to the doctor so we try to self-diagnose and then self-treat, hopefully without doing too much damage. It is important to know when a health problem is an emergency, when it can wait until your doctor’s normal office hours and when it’s something … Read more

Health Care

Health care is changing quickly. Our health care system has to take care of more people with fewer resources. So it’s up to us to help out as much as we can by being able to talk with our doctors and nurses so they can better understand our health issues and get us the best … Read more

Surgical Care

Surgery is often the last resort for health problems. From choosing the right surgeon to becoming an informed member on your surgery and recovery team can make all the difference in how quickly you heal without complications. Most complications come from dealing with the unknown. Our articles will give you practical information you can use … Read more