According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), last year’s influenza (flu) season was one of the deadliest; that’s why the (CDC) is urging people to take proactive measures to lower their risk of contracting the flu this year by getting vaccinated.
The Week of Thanksgiving is GERD Awareness Week. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is very common, affecting up to 1 in 5 or more of adult men and women in the U.S. and can also occur in children. While common, the disease is often unrecognized, and its symptoms misunderstood, which is unfortunate because GERD is a treatable disease. However, if left undiagnosed and untreated, serious complications can result.
The eyes are windows…to your health. The health of your eyes and overall health are closely related. The eyes are intimately connected to the nervous system and the circulatory system, and when issues develop elsewhere in the body it can affect the eyes.
It’s back-to-school time. The keys to success this school year vary widely depending on your student’s age. A preschooler requires different types of preparation than a teenager. Regardless, all students need support from the adults in their lives in order to have a successful start to the new school year.
Bicycling is a popular summer activity. Many people make it their primary form of exercise, while others take the opportunity to leave the car at home and ride to work. Whether it’s for enjoyment, exercise, or commuting, more bikes on the road mean both cyclists and motorists must watch out for everyone’s safety.
It’s summer! Some of the best summer fun includes both sunshine and water. You may find yourself down at the beach, lounging by the pool, or fishing at the lake. While these are some of the most enjoyable summer activities they also require some preparation so you and your family can stay safe.