318 articles found in "Health Matters"
Within 24 hours of quitting smoking, your blood pressure and carbon monoxide levels improve. After two days, your sense of smell and taste improves. After two weeks, your heart attack risk starts to drop and your lung function improves. Our tobacco prevention specialist offers tips on quitting, improving your odds of success.Read More
Grief may feel like riding a rollercoaster of emotions, since it comes in waves or cycles rather than straightforward steps. While there is no “right or wrong” way to grieve, a RiverStone Health Hospice bereavement specialist offers some ideas on handling emotions stirred by grief.Read More
If you don’t have health insurance coverage through your job or another source, the Health Insurance Marketplace makes buying health insurance more affordable. Our specially trained counselors can explain your options and help you select a plan that meets your needs and your budget.Read More
Getting an annual flu shot helps protect you, your family and your community from influenza. Experts advise that everyone 6 months of age and older get the yearly vaccine. Our Director of Community and Family Health Services tells which groups are most at-risk.Read More