March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month. Cancer is a disease in which abnormal cells in the body grow out of control. When cancer starts in the colon or rectum, it is called colorectal cancer. Sometimes it is called colon cancer, for short. Colorectal cancer is the second deadliest cancer inContinue Reading

March 20-26 is Drug & Alcohol Facts Week (NDAFW).  What does that mean?  That means that each year, we want to encourage people to talk about drug use and addiction among youth. Did you know that the average age teenage boys first try alcohol is at 11?  For girls, it’sContinue Reading

Do you notice a difference in how you feel when you don’t sleep well? Did you know that there are things you can do to make your sleep better? Sleep Awareness Week is recognized March 12-18, 2023. Good sleep is important for your health and wellbeing. Here are some tipsContinue Reading

Each year during the month of March we recognize National Nutrition Month. This year’s theme is Fuel for the Future. Here are a few ideas to keep in mind: Eat with the environment in mind. Consider growing your own food in your home or in a backyard garden. Buy foodsContinue Reading

Farming is rewarding.  Farmers have hope during their farm year.  It may be from planting a crop and watching it grow through harvest. It may be from seeing a baby calf being born and watching it grow to market weight. Working as a family farming team is worthwhile to manyContinue Reading

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. This month, we not only remind kids to keep their teeth healthy, but also remind parents to help keep their child on track. When should I take my child to the dentist? It is never too early! The American Association of Pediatric DentistsContinue Reading

February is National Cancer Prevention Month. According to the American Cancer Society, over 40% of cancers could be prevented. How do you prevent cancer? Read these tips to find out! Avoid Tobacco: Even if someone has been a heavy smoker for years, there are still significant health benefits to stopping.Continue Reading

Often, we hear about how we should be a wise consumer. Be sure to save money, look for the best deal, use coupons, and other similar tips are not unusual. Have you ever considered how to be a wise health consumer? What does that mean? February is National Wise HealthcareContinue Reading

Our hearts do so much for us. They count on us to take good care of them. Our quality of life and length of life depend on a well-functioning heart. But we often take them for granted. Research shows you can lower your risk of heart disease. The American HeartContinue Reading

Health impacts everyone. There are many parts to it, one of which is mental health. It affects how we think, feel, and act. It can determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. We need to take care of all parts of our health. Four Corners HealthContinue Reading