Benefits of Gardening for Your Mental Health

Those that love to garden, know that spending time amongst the petals provides numerous mental health benefits such as reducing stress, becoming closer…

Oral Cancer: Are You at Risk?

Shenandoah Community Health Clinic is now offering oral cancer examinations for free with your dental exam visit. These examinations are carried out by…

Problem Foods for Healthy Teeth

Most people know that some foods, like sweets, can be a problem for maintaining healthy teeth. What you eat can play a big role in your overall health.…

Building a Fairer, Healthier World

World Health Day, April 7, was started in 1950 to create awareness of priority concerns in world health. This year the World Health Organization has decided…

Routine Checkups Help Maintain Your Good Health

You're feeling OK, so why get your routine checkup? Often when you are not feeling sick, it’s easy to push back a doctor’s appointment or skip it altogether.…

Colon Screening: A Life-Saving Tool to Find a Common and Treatable Type of Cancer

The colon is a vital part of the human body, but talking about colon screening can be uncomfortable. It’s a little awkward discussing bowel movements,…

What Does Depression Look Like?

Depression is a mood disorder that millions of Americans suffer from each year. It is also the leading cause of disability in ages 15-44. Depression often…

Why It’s Important to Use Sunscreen in the Spring 

Springtime means gardening, afternoon walks and sunshine – but you better use sunscreen! Ninety percent of the sun’s ray can penetrate through clouds-…

Food for Your Mood: How Your Diet Can Affect Depression

Most people are aware of the link between physical health and nutrition, but your diet can affect depression and your mental health as well. Habits like…

Has COVID Negatively Impacting Your Relationship?

Has COVID Negatively Impacting Your Relationship? You’re not alone. While COVID, on its own, has no actual effect on your personal relationships,…

Helping Kids to Eat Healthy

Helping kids to eat healthy foods can be tough. Between picky eaters and busy schedules, there may not always be time for well-rounded meals. Take it slow,…

What You Can and Can’t Do After Getting the COVID Vaccine

If you’ve received the COVID-19 vaccine, you may be making plans to visit friends and family. But there are some important things to keep in mind. Remember:…