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Mosquito Bites May Bug You Earlier This Year

Posted on May 23, 2017

 Expect mosquito season to arrive early this year and leave residents at greater risk for both the annoyance and the various types of viruses they bring. In fact, some experts are predicting that this year’s mosquito season will be worse than ever. This has put health officials on high alert about the presence of invasive species of mosquitoes carrying dangerous… Read More

Spring Into Action for Seasonal Allergy Relief

Posted on May 18, 2017

Spring brings warmer weather and colorful flowers, along with the sneezing, runny nose, and itchy eyes of severe seasonal allergies. Around 50 million people in the United States suffer from allergies every year. But these allergies are more than a seasonal nuisance and are actually the sixth leading cause of chronic illness. In some parts of the country, springtime allergies… Read More

Take Your Health to Heart with a Heart Healthy Diet

Posted on May 11, 2017

'Even though Heart Health Month has already passed, you should try to have heart healthy foods every day of the year. By following a heart healthy diet and living a healthy lifestyle, you may be able to completely avoid heart disease, while sufferers can lessen its life-threatening effects. Luckily, it’s easy to incorporate heart healthy meals and snacks into your… Read More

A Rise in Activity Leads to Fewer Falls in the Elderly

Posted on May 3, 2017

Did you know that falls are the leading cause of injury to seniors? In fact, falls are suffered by about one-third of people age 65 and over and around 50% of seniors over age 80. This is why medical experts are strongly promoting fall prevention in the elderly by encouraging seniors to be more active on a regular basis to… Read More

5 Back Exercises for Men to Fight Lower Back Pain

Posted on April 27, 2017

Back pain is one of the biggest health issues plaguing men. Many suffer from lower back pain, but others endure upper back pain. But men have suffered for far too long. Back pain no longer needs to be a part of men’s lives because there are many upper back and lower back exercises for men that provide relief. In addition… Read More

Why You Must Take the Danger of Undiagnosed High Blood Pressure to Heart

Posted on April 18, 2017

Recent reports revealed that millions of people worldwide unknowingly have undiagnosed high blood pressure. Are you one of them? Few people are aware of what causes high blood pressure or realize that high blood pressure symptoms are mostly unnoticeable. As a result, many people don’t get the high blood pressure treatment they need until they suffer a life-threatening medical problem … Read More

How to Breathe Easy Throughout South Florida’s Allergy Season

Posted on April 13, 2017

While Florida may avoid the winter freeze felt by the rest of the country, that doesn’t mean that residents can give all seasonal problems the cold shoulder. In fact, the state’s warm climate results in very high levels of pollen, which can lead to severe allergy symptoms. Florida’s year-round warmth means that the state suffers from a prolonged and more… Read More

How to Help Reduce the Risk of Pneumonia in the Elderly

Posted on March 23, 2017

Pneumonia is a dangerous condition at any age, but especially for the elderly who often have extremely weak immune systems and other medical maladies. Pneumonia is an infection in the air sacs of the lungs caused by an organism like fungus or bacteria. It results in the air sacs becoming full of fluid and pus, which poses serious breathing problems… Read More

When You Shouldn’t Back Down About Seeking Treatment for Back Pain Relief

Posted on March 16, 2017

Back pain affects everyone at some time in their lives and it’s not always best to just turn your back on the problem and suffer in silence. While back pain is very common, it can also be very serious and be a sign of more serious disease and illness. Yet it’s not always easy to know when back pain demands… Read More

New Report Breathes Concern into Florida’s School Asthma Practices

Posted on March 9, 2017

A recent report about the lack of asthma support in Florida schools may cause parents statewide to gasp. According to the “2016 State Honor Roll” from the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA), Florida schools are failing to protect children with asthma and allergies. Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed that Florida schools… Read More

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