Stomach Flu or COVID-19? How to Spot the Difference

A significant challenge in the coronavirus pandemic has been identifying the virus based on its symptoms. Many of the symptoms of COVID-19 are non-specific, meaning they overlap with those of other common...

How to Tell Your Family You Won’t Be Home for the Holidays

Planning on telling your family that you won’t be celebrating with them in person this year? Follow our guidelines to help you get through this tough conversation.

Is It Possible to Safely Host Holiday Gatherings During COVID-19?

After several months of quarantine and social distancing, it may feel like an eternity since you’ve seen many of your loved ones. With the holiday season soon kicking off with Thanksgiving, you...

Coping with the Anxiety of Indecision

Folks who may not have experienced symptoms of anxiety before might now find themselves struggling more with decision-making when it comes to the holidays and COVID-19.

Is Cabin Fever a Real Thing?

While cabin fever isn’t an official diagnosis that you’d get from a health professional, it is a real concern for your mental health.

The Many Masks of Depression

Despite it being a common mental health issue, many people still work hard to hide their emotional pain due to the stigma surrounding a diagnosis of depression.

3 Tips to Make Halloween a Treat—Not a Trick

Traditional trick-or-treating might be out this year but you can still celebrate the ghoulish season with these ideas for a safe yet spookily fun Halloween!

Finding Work-Life Balance in the Age of Coronavirus

While the early days of the pandemic called for breaking a lot of personal care and parenting rules, it’s now time to shift towards more sustainable habits.

Why Do I Bruise So Easily?

If you seem to be developing bruises on your arms, legs, and other parts of your body from just a small bump, or seemingly out of nowhere—should you worry?

Why It’s Crucial to Recognize National Suicide Prevention Month this Year

It’s easy to feel helpless and isolated during the COVID-19 pandemic, and suicidal ideation is a serious concern. Remember that you are not alone...

Face Masks & Skin Care: What You Should Know

The following tips can help you increase your comfort and better care for your skin as face masks continue to be an important part of daily life.

Flu Season is Coming – 4 Ways You Can Prepare During the Coronavirus Pandemic

What are you most concerned about catching this fall? Probably not the flu, when COVID-19 is so top of mind. But don't let influenza catch you off guard...

Snap, Crackle, Pop. Should You Be Worried If Your Joints Pop All the Time?

You’re sitting in a quiet room and raise your hands above your head for a good stretch. A loud crack disturbs the silence, causing stares from others...

Parents – Here’s How You Can Help Ease Back-to-School Anxiety During COVID-19

As students head back to classrooms amid the COVID-19 pandemic many kids and families are feeling nervous; to help, we've put together some strategies to ease anxiety...

What Is Contact Tracing and Why Does It Matter?

Contact tracing is an important effort used by health departments to track and slow the spread of COVID-19. Here’s a closer look at everything you need to know about contact tracing in your community.

4 Ways to Repair Your Body Image If It’s Feeling Fragile Right Now

Quarantine means we're not spending lots of time around other people, but body image issues can seem more intense than ever. Here are some tips if you're feeling stressed about body changes...

Is COVID-19 Airborne? Here’s What You Should Know

There is increasing evidence that coronavirus is airborne—or at least that it behaves more like an airborne virus than previously assumed.

Tips for Keeping Medications Away from Children

About 50,000 children go to the ER annually due to the accidental ingestion of medicine. Here’s what you need to know to prevent your child from becoming part of this stat...

Why Men Shouldn’t Ignore Their Mental & Emotional Health

The macho attitude of stuffing feelings down, or ignoring them, is antiquated and dangerous since it prevents men from seeking help when they need it most.

How to Properly Clean Your Germy Phone

Cell phones are more germ and bacteria ridden than toilet seats. Fortunately, cleaning your phone can be quick and easy when you follow these tips...