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Taking Control of Your Asthma

May is Asthma Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness and teach people how to lessen their asthma symptoms. Floridians diagnosed with Asthma are more common than you might think – according to the Florida Asthma Coalition 1 in 9 children and 1 in 8 adults live with this disease.

posted: May 01, 2023

Learn to Care for Your Joints During Arthritis Awareness Month

A common misconception about rheumatoid arthritis is that it only affects older people, but this has proven to be untrue. No matter what stage of life you are in, you can be at risk of developing this autoimmune and inflammatory disease.

posted: May 01, 2023

Everything You Need to Know About Parkinson’s Disease

April marks National Parkinson's Awareness Month, a time dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of Parkinson's disease and its impact on individuals, families, and communities. Approximately 64,000 Floridians have Parkinson’s disease, making Florida’s state population the highest percentage diagnosed with this disease.

posted: March 29, 2023

Capital Health Plan Sponsors 14th Annual Capital City Senior Games

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Capital Health Plan, the Big Bend’s local and trusted health care provider, is proud to be the primary sponsor of the 2023 Capital City Senior Games.The annual event, now in its 14th year, celebrates athletes of a variety of ages. Anyone age 50 or older is welcome to participate in the different activities offered by the Capital City Senior Games.

posted: March 01, 2023

Be Kind to Your Kidneys During National Kidney Month

Dr. Lynn Jones

March is often associated with the arrival of spring, a time of renewal and cleansing.

posted: February 24, 2023

Learn How to Stay Heart-Healthy During American Heart Month

With all the heart-shaped valentines and boxes of chocolate, February is a perfect reminder to take care of your heart. Romantic associations aside, the heart is the center of our circulation system, so it’s tremendously important to take action and practice healthy ways of living. After all, your heart is depending on it.

posted: February 01, 2023

Preventing One of the Deadliest Diseases in the U.S. From Impacting You: Ways to Reduce the Risk of Cancer

As we go into February, many people are focusing on matters of the heart for Valentine’s Day. But it’s also a time when experts are urging them to pay attention to the rest of the body as well, looking out for abnormal changes.

posted: February 01, 2023

Seeing Into the Future: 3 Ways to Prevent Vision Loss

Dr. Daniel J. Lazar

It’s a new year, and people are starting to see January 2023 in a whole new light.

posted: January 11, 2023

It’s Cold and Flu Season, So Lather Up for National Handwashing Awareness Week

As 2022 ends, Capital Health Plan encourages you and your loved ones to practice effective hygiene habits to keep yourself safe and healthy all year. One simple method that’s easy to keep in mind is washing your hands! To get things started, December kicks off with National Handwashing Awareness Week, when citizens across the nation are encouraged to clean their hands more and understand the benefits of doing so.

posted: December 05, 2022