“Within 24 hours from the day you stop smoking you have already begun reducing your risk of a heart attack. Even small improvements in your nutrition and physical activity can reduce your health risks and lengthen your life,” said Michael D. Johnson, MD, Sheboygan Internal Medicine, SC.
The old saying, “caught between a rock and a hard place,” could never be more apropos than now as parents try to prepare themselves and their children for the 2020/2021 School Year. “As if parents don’t have enough to think about regarding their child’s safety and health, the anxiety, guilt, worry and frustration is dramatically increasing as they try to cope with COVID-19 and making decisions on behalf of their children in such uncertain times,” said Karla Willis, Mental Health Counselor.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP), children learn best when they are in school. However, before returning to school, careful steps must be in place to keep students and staff safe.
National Check Your Meds Day (October 21) is an event sponsored by Consumer Reports, the Department of Health and Human Services, and several state and national professional pharmacy organizations. This is a time to bring your prescription medications and other pills to your pharmacist or physician for a comprehensive review.
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.