Capital Journal Archive

Brain Health Awareness

Brain health. That’s the term Sue Klebold uses when discussing anxiety, depression, and related issues that afflict so many of us.

Fighting Stigma in Mental Health

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

Five Things You Can Do for Healthy Eyes

As you age, so do your eyes. Protect them now so they’re still healthy later. Here are five excellent tips to get you started.

Good Oral Health Prevents Chronic Illness

Take care of your oral health—in and out of the dentist chair. Here are some guidelines for all ages.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

When and Why to Use Antibiotics

Antibiotics save lives, but they’re not always the right medicine for what’s making you sick. Antibiotics only work on infections caused by bacteria and do not kill viruses that cause colds, the flu, or even runny noses.

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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