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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

Getting the Conversation Started: 3 Ways to Learn About Your Family History on National Family History Day

Dr. Lynn Jones

The turkey is stuffed, and the table is set to celebrate one of the year's most anticipated holidays.

posted: November 24, 2022

Everything You Need to Know this Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

The start of November is often a reminder to get our turkey and stuffing recipes ready for social gatherings with friends and family who we may not see every day. It’s also a time to raise awareness around Alzheimer's disease and the millions affected by it.

posted: October 31, 2022

Capital Health Plan Expands Coverage to Madison and Taylor Counties

Capital Health Plan (CHP), Big Bend's local and trusted health care provider, announced it is expanding its footprint in North Florida, and for the first time, offering affordable employer group and individual marketplace plans in Madison and Taylor Counties. The addition of these new counties is an important step in CHP’s effort to provide access to affordable and quality health care to communities in and around the Tallahassee area.

posted: October 27, 2022

Breast Cancer Awareness Month Reminds Everyone to Learn About Early Signs and Detection

Dr. Dickens

It’s the month of October, and you know from the notable pink ribbons that this is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

posted: October 18, 2022

Make a Change on World Heart Day: Healthy Practices to Ensure that Your Heart Beats Strong

Dr. Lynn Jones

According to the World Heart Federation, cardiovascular disease (CVD) is the world’s number one killer.

posted: September 28, 2022