Almost half of the American population has hypertension, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and having high blood pressure puts you at risk for things like a stroke, heart disease, or even death. Not only are the numbers high, the CDC says only 1 in 4 of those people who have hypertension, have their condition under control.
University of Maryland Extension agricultural agent Racheal Slattery is striving to educate the public on the importance of farm families and understanding food production by offering a virtual tour of a working dairy farm through her Day on the Farm program.
Monday, June 28, 2021 is National Insurance Awareness Day. Insurance tends to be one of those things that we don't think about until we need it, but knowing what your insurance covers and being aware of when and how you can use it is important.
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Resources from the World Health Organization on dealing with the stress of COVID-19
Share your New Year's resolutions with us, and tell us us what health and wellness topics you'd like to learn about in 2020!
Mindfulness can be an effective way to reduce some of the stress in your holidays.
The opioid epidemic has become a serious and deadly problem in the United States. Know the addiction risks of taking opioids, and be cautious of taking medications, using them as prescribed by your doctor.
Studies have shown that youth who eat with their families on a regular basis are more likely to develop a sense of community and better relationships.