Family holiday traditions are the best part of this time of year. Traditions bring people together, make you feel nostalgic, and offers a break from the stress of normal day-to-day life. Unfortunately, many holiday traditions that families share aren’t so healthy. We want to help change that this year! Check out these tips and suggestions […]
Stress and the holiday season seem to go hand in hand for many people. The planning, decorating, cooking, and entertaining all becomes a lot in a very short period of time. While you may think holiday, stress is inevitable and harmless, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, that common misconception has the […]
Fall is a season that sees higher rates of sports related injuries than almost any other time of year. This can be credited to the fact that football season is in full swing, as well as many other sports that engage children and adults alike. Injury can occur at any age and any experience level, […]
The new year is the perfect time to create resolutions to improve your health, but the sad reality is that most people abandon their decisions by the end of February. We want to help you improve your health in 2019, so we created a manageable list of health tips and resolutions you can take on […]
Poison ivy is the most common allergy in the United States, affecting about 50 million people every year. The rash from poison ivy is caused by an allergic reaction to urushiol, an oily substance in the leaves, stems and roots of poison ivy, through direct contact. Urushiol is also found in poison oak and poison […]
Summertime brings many opportunities for outdoor activities. From camping and hiking to playing tag in the backyard, kids and adults alike can enjoy the warm weather. Make sure your family takes the following precautions to avoid missing outdoor fun due to mosquito and tick bites.
Before you go outside:
Use bug repellent on your skin and […]
Now we’re in the full swing of flu season and you see people coughing and sneezing left and right, and now you’re wondering how to avoid catching the flu.
Even if you sneeze into your elbow, fervently wash your hands, and avoid large crowds where viruses run rampant, you can still get sick. Here are a […]
The holiday season has already started, and so has flu season. That’s why the CDC has designated the week of December 4 – 10, 2016, as National Influenza Vaccination Week.
Once November ends and the holiday season starts, people tend to forget about getting their flu shot. In fact, research from past flu seasons has […]