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carrot icon What is a vitamin and mineral supplement?

Posted January 17, 2014

The best way to get the vitamins and minerals you need is by eating a wide variety of healthy foods. But when you can't, or you have certain health needs, a multivitamin might be just what the doctor ordered. Read more ...



medical bag icon Well visits - make them an annual outing!

Posted December 12, 2013

There is no copayment for annual well visits, so make sure to bring your children in every year to get a check up. Read more ...



speech bubble Check toy safety before buying

Posted November 27, 2013

Shopping this weekend? Make sure the toys you buy are not on the "naughty list." Read more ... 



icon of a roast Less stress, more joy for the holiday

Posted November 11, 2013

Holidays can be super-charged with both excitement and overwhelming stress. Here are some tips to keep yourself in check during the next couple months. Read more ...



Green smoothie with fruits Anatomy of a smoothie

Posted October 7, 2013

Between the weekly appearance of the "Blender Bike" at this summer's Zip Trips and the sharing of recipes on Facebook, this past summer was the summer of the smoothie! But these nutritious blended drinks aren't just for summer—they're great year-round. Read more ...



stretching Keeping active as we age

Posted July 18, 2013

No matter how old you are, your fitness level is most likely different than it was when you were in your teens. For better or worse, what will it take for you to achieve a lifetime of fitness? Read more ...



protect yourself from sun damage Four ways to prevent sun damage

Posted July 1, 2013

Slip! Slop! Slap! Wrap!
How will they protect you? Read this and tune in to Fox 25 News this Friday, July 5, between 8 and 9 a.m. where we'll demonstrate. Read more....



smoothie Green berry smoothie

Posted June 4, 2013

A delicious and healthy smoothie recipe that was featured at Zip Trips on May 24. Read more ...



 heart beat iconBeating high blood pressure

Posted May 22, 2013

High blood pressure is a serious problem that can often be "beat" with changes in health habits. Our health experts will be live on Fox25 Morning News this Friday between 8 and 9 a.m., talking about blood pressure. Read more ...



weights icon Bringing fitness home

Posted April 12, 2013

Exercising at home doesn't require fancy equipment and tons of space. In fact, household chores can "count" as exercise. When you're looking for some help, we're offering group exercise and personal training at the FCHP Information Center. Read more ....



hands of caring credit corbis royalty free Caring for the caregiver - free seminar on March 25

Posted March 6, 2013

Caring for a loved one with dementia is not easy, but it can be more joyful. Come to the FCHP Information Center on Monday, March 25 at 5:30 p.m. to learn ways to bring joy into your very important role. Read more ...



Nurse and elderly woman - Creative Commons general license by dno1967b "Safety in the Home" seminar

Posted February 21, 2013

Caregivers are invited to join us at the FCHP Information Center on Monday, February 25 at 5:30 p.m. for tips on keeping the homes of their loved ones safe. Read more ...




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The information written about in this blog is not intended to be medical advice. Please seek care from a medical professional when you have a health concern.