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Flu vaccine is a safeguard for personal and community health

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN December through February is the typical peak for the influenza virus and with the vaccination taking effect after about two weeks, now is…

Flu vaccine is a safeguard for personal and community health

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN December through February is the typical peak for the influenza virus and with the vaccination taking effect after about two weeks, now is…

Mercy to offer free education to those with prediabetes

By David Bruzzese Special to The PREVIEW People diagnosed with prediabetes are at a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease. Effectively managing prediabetes can help prevent…

How about New Year’s resolutions that work?

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW New Year’s resolutions might not seem like a great idea since few of us manage to keep them. But making a smart resolution…

Holiday depression can be a very real problem

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW While the holiday season is a happy and joyful time for most people, it can also be a time of sadness and depression…

Staying in control of the holidays

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW Yes, you made it through Thanksgiving and only feel slightly guilty about that third helping of dessert. But, hang on, the real temptations…

Get vaccinated to avoid flu

Special to The SUN It’s the season for friends, family, food — and flu. Numerous gatherings and holiday travel mean it’s an important time to get a flu vaccine if…

Are your kids prepared to handle drug temptations?

By John Lough Special to The PREVIEW It can be difficult for parents to talk seriously with their children about certain issues, especially sex or drugs. And while the sex…

U.S. health care ranks lower than in most developed nations

By Trudy Lieberman Special to The SUN One thing I haven’t heard much in this latest health care debate is that the U.S. has the best health system in the…

Board of Health adopts 2018 regulations for on-site wastewater

By Claire Ninde Special to The SUN On Thursday, Nov. 16, the San Juan Basin Public Health (SJBPH) Board of Health adopted new regulations governing on-site wastewater treatment systems (OWTS)…