Get Tested for HIV!

In honor of National HIV Testing Day, Be Healthy! Be Happy! encourages everyone to get tested for HIV. HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the virus that causes AIDS.So, getting tested is strongly recommended by the United States Preventive Task Force (USPSTF) and...
How to Avoid Motor Vehicle Crashes

How to Avoid Motor Vehicle Crashes

Hang up and drive! Distracted driving includes cell phone use while driving, driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs and driving in a condition of insufficient sleep. According to the National Highway Safety Council, one of the most common errors drivers make...

What Medications are Bad for Your Liver?

Many medications – doctor prescribed prescriptions as well as herbal, over-the-counter medications and street drugs – are poisonous or toxic to the liver. You may be surprised to learn, for example,  that aspirin, acetaminophen (Tylenol), black cohosh, Augmentin,...