Did You Know
PRIVACY and YOU
Whether you are an employer or a consumer, you should be aware of the Health Insurance and Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA).
Every 3 minutes a woman in the United States is diagnosed with breast cancer. (American Cancer Society, 2006).
Selecting a Physician
Choosing the right doctor for your family is an important decision. A few easy steps can help guide you to the right choice!
Have you visited the Mayo Clinic's award winning website? Click here to link to the Mayo Clinic website and explore their available resources.
Texas Department of Insurance
The Texas Department of Insurance is here to work for you. Each year TDI helps thousands of consumers resolve issues.
Employers and Rising Health Care Costs
Employers, are you tired of paying too much for your employee's health care?
Diet and Diabetes
Do you know the risk of diabetes? Do you know who is at risk for diabetes?
The Cost of Smoking
Do you smoke? Check out the interactive tool: How Much is Smoking Costing You?
Are you taking the proper steps to help keep your bones strong and healthy?
The United States Government released food labeling requirements.
Millions of children suffer from child obesity. What can you do to help your child stay healthy?
Many people do not get the correct amount of nutrients in their daily food intake. What should you be eating to stay healthy?
You're not alone! But do you know how to properly treat your injury?
The Truth About Jaw Discomfort
The temporomandibular joints (TMJs) may help you yawn when you're tired, but they can also be as vulnerable to injury as any other joint in your body.
Preventing Medical Errors
There are many steps you as a patient can take to reduce the possiblity of a medical error.
Is your doctor prescribing electronically?
E-prescribing is available to all NTSP Physicians. Check with your doctor to see if they are prescribing electronically.
Did You Know There is No Cure for the Common Cold?
Colds are most common in late winter and early spring, and affect just about everyone. Here are a few tips on what to look out for and what you can do to keep one away this year.
The Silent Symptoms of High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure, or hypertension is referred to as a "silent killer" becuase it doesn't usually cause symptoms while it's causing the damage. Here's what you need to know to stay healthy.
Sunlight can be harmful to the skin, causing first or second degree burns. If you suffer from a sunburn, follow these great safety and treatment tips to help keep your cool during the summer.
Are You At Risk For Food Poisoning?
Protecting yourself from most food poisoning is as easy as following a few simple steps.
Are Your Stressed?
Follow these simple guidelines to reduce and relieve your stresses.
Staying Active in Cold Weather
It may be hard to stay motivated during the winter months. Here are some tips to keep you moving in the cold.
Poison ivy and other poisonous plants such as oak and sumac are hazardous all year round. Here are tips for preventing and treating these red itchy rashes and blisters.
What is Your Stress Level?
Stress can be brought on by many things, including a new job, change in lifestyle, eating, or sleeping habits. Take this stress test to determine your level of stress.
You Can Out Grow Your Food Allergy
Children are more likely to have food allergies than adults. About 3 to 4 out of every 100 adults have food related allergies, whereas about 7 out of 100 children do.
How to Handle an Injury Relating to Cold Temperatures
Injuries from cold exposure can develop quickly. These injuries are not limited to the outdoors. They can develop if time is spent in buildings that are not well-heated.
Your physical health as well as your emotional health depend on sleep.
Eating Health on a Budget
Healthy eating habits should not have to suffer because you are on a budget.
Osteoporosis usually starts to occur after the age of 60, mostly in women but men can also be affected.
Most allergy symptoms that are caused by the outdoors include sneezing, congestion and a runny nose.
Are You at Risk for a Heart Attack?
Use this interactive tool to see your risk for having a heart attack over the next ten years.
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
A traumatic event is something horrible and scary that you see or that happens to you. After such an event post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) can set in.
Have you ever wondered what cities in the U.S. are the healthiest?
Being worried or nervous is part of everyday life. Mild or moderate anxiety can help with focus, energy, and motivation.
Self Skin Exam
If you are out in the sun a lot you should examin your skin once a month.