Capital Journal Archive

Diabetes - A Growing Epidemic

There isn’t a cure for diabetes, but it can be controlled.

Diagnoses of Early-Onset Dementia and Alzheimer’s Are on the Rise

As diagnosis rates for early-onset dementia and Alzheimer’s disease rise, it’s important to understand the impact on those afflicted, as well as their caregivers. Here’s what you need to know.

Fighting Stigma in Mental Health

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

Get Fit with LIIT

A work out doesn’t have to be super intense or scary. You can turn any workout into low intensity interval training.

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.

Preventing America’s Leading Cause of Death

America has a heart condition and needs help. Heart disease kills one of four Americans each year. Read how you can take charge of your health and take care of the heart that takes care of you.

Shedding Unhealthy Pounds

Today, more than two-thirds of adults in the United States are considered overweight or obese. Too much weight can lead to high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, and more.

A Silent Killer: Radon in the Home

It’s tasteless, odorless, and invisible. And it’s the second leading cause of lung cancer. Here’s what you need to know about radon, and what to do about it.

Sneaky Sugar

Even healthy foods have a surprising amount of sugar.

Stop Cervical Cancer Before It Starts

95 percent of cervical cancers can be detected by testing.

What “Eating Healthy” Really Means

Exercise and healthy eating are the go-to prescription for weight loss, preventing heart disease and most cancers, and even for good mental health. But what does “eating healthy” really mean? Skip the diet trends and focus on the basics. Here’s your easy guide to healthy foods.

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.

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