Capital Journal Archive

A Healthy Pregnancy Starts Before Baby Is On Board

You don’t need to wait until you are pregnant to plan a healthy pregnancy. Start ahead of time with a preconception care visit with your healthcare provider.

Advantages of Medicare Advantage Plans

Medicare Advantage is an alternative to Original Medicare and is also known as Part C coverage. They cover everything Part A and Part B cover, with or without hospice care, and usually much more.

Fighting Stigma in Mental Health

It’s not “crazy” or “emotional.” It’s life. Let’s break the pattern.

Is It Too Early to Think About Colon Cancer?

Too young to think about colon health? Probably not. Learn about colon cancer and screenings that can help with early detection.

Kicking Colon Cancer When It Counts

Colorectal cancer (colon cancer) may be the second leading cancer killer in the United States. But it’s also one of the most treatable—when caught early. You can do a lot to prevent this disease. Getting screened on a regular basis is key.

Let’s Quit Smoking—Together

We can help you with one bad habit that's bad for your health and your bank account: smoking.

Living With and Controlling Asthma

Know the basics about asthma and asthma attacks, from symptoms and warning signs to triggers and treatments.

Reduce Your Skin Cancer Risk

The sun is a fantastic star that brightens our days and our moods. Respect it and yourself by reducing your chance of getting skin cancer.

The ABC(D)s of Medicare Coverage in Pennsylvania

Choosing a Medicare plan can be overwhelming, but having the right information can make things much easier. With a short period of time to enroll, knowing the facts about Medicare before you make decisions about your healthcare can make all the difference in your enrollment experience.

Your Prescription for Making Informed Decisions at the Pharmacy

Who doesn’t want to get a good deal? It doesn't matter if you're shopping for a car or grabbing groceries. Getting the best value matters. The same is true when buying prescription drugs.

Interested in health and wellness information? Visit Capital Journal for more articles.