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Celebrating Freedom Safely – Firework Tips for The Fourth of July

Posted on July 3, 2018

Happy (almost) Fourth of July. This holiday should be met with fun, family, and most of all, freedom. With this celebration, however, is danger in the form of a bright spectacle that lights up the sky. Fireworks, while beautiful, should be treated with extreme caution. In past years, fireworks have caused more than 11,000 injuries on this holiday alone.If you… Read More

Men’s Health Month: The Important of Checkups

Posted on June 26, 2018

Why do we need an awareness month for men's health? Per Harvard Medical School, men get sick more often, and have more chronic illnesses than women. This is partly because men are more likely to engage in risky behavior like smoking, and work in dangerous occupations. Despite this, many men don't seek medical attention when they need it, or even… Read More

Diagnosing Memory Loss: Noticing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on June 18, 2018

 Certain types of memory loss are typical with aging. When there is no underlying medical condition present to account for age-related memory loss, it is known as Age-Associated Memory Impairment. But when does forgetfulness indicate that something more serious could be occurring? While June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be a… Read More

Sunshine, Sunscreen and Skin Cancer

Posted on May 28, 2018

Skin cancer is a serious threat in today’s society. The Skin Cancer Foundation continues to recommend that everyone wear sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher in order to protect the skin at all times. However, there are additional ways to prevent skin cancer that many people are unaware of. By learning more about how to prevent the skin… Read More

Allergy Sniffles and What You Can Do About Them

Posted on May 21, 2018

Spring is one of the worst seasons for allergy suffers. During the spring season, grass and pollen can wreak havoc on the respiratory system as well as sinuses. From sneezing and watery eyes to respiratory issues, seasonal allergies are no fun during the spring months. Learn how to fight seasonal allergies to feel better as the seasons changes. Here are… Read More

Building Strong Bones

Posted on May 14, 2018

With May being National Osteoporosis Month, it is a perfect time to learn more about this condition. Most adults have heard of osteoporosis but have no idea exactly what the disease entails and how they could be at risk. Osteoporosis is a disease where the bones of the body have become weak and are more easily breakable. It is not… Read More

Family Time for Fun (and Exercise)

Posted on May 7, 2018

With May being National Physical Fitness & Sports Month, it is an excellent time for families to focus on adding more exercise into the daily schedule. From sports to a walk around the neighborhood, there are many ways families can integrate exercise to be healthier.  Here are a few examples of how you can get your family moving, making it… Read More

Immunizations at Every Age: What You Need to Know

Posted on April 25, 2018

New parents quickly find out that vaccinations are a common occurrence in children if you choose to vaccinate. Starting in infancy, children will be given immunization shots to protect them from harmful diseases. Such diseases can be serious leading to the need for hospitalization or result in death. Immunizations are given at varying stages and are required during different school… Read More

How to recognize the signs of IBS

Posted on April 17, 2018

IBS or irritable bowel syndrome is a condition that many people face daily. As a digestive system issue, IBS can cause varying symptoms including diarrhea, constipation, stomach cramps and more. IBS can be debilitating, interrupting everyday life including at school and work. Learning more about the condition can help to determine if a medical evaluation is needed and how you… Read More

Five Healthy Lunches Your Kids Will Eat

Posted on April 8, 2018

All parents know that kids can be picky eaters and when it comes to packing lunch for school every day, finding something new to send can be tough. As parents, we want to provide healthy school lunches that our kids want and will look forward to. If you find that your kids are getting bored with what you are sending … Read More

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