• Wellness Awareness

    Watch for these signs for food allergies

    8/22/2017

    Food allergies occur when the immune system reacts to specific foods eaten. For those who may have a food allergy, it’s important to contact a healthcare provider for testing and evaluation.

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    3 mosquito-borne illnesses and how you can prevent bites

    6/15/2017

    You may not pay much attention to mosquitoes until you or your child gets bitten by one, but there are plenty of reasons to try your best to prevent these itchy bites.

  • Wellness Awareness

    First aid tips for wound care

    5/2/2017

    Do you know the appropriate actions to take when someone has a cut, scrape or wound? Understanding wound care can help healing, recovery and prevent infection. 

  • Wellness Awareness

    7 tips for relieving spring allergy symptoms

    4/12/2017

    If you suffer from seasonal allergies, they probably tend to affect you the most during the spring, when trees, grasses and weeds all release pollen into the air. While there’s no cure for seasonal allergies, knowing the causes can help you manage your symptoms.

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    What are the signs of Parkinson's disease?

    4/5/2017

    Mohammad Ali. Michael J. Fox. Johnny Cash. Estelle Getty. Charles Schultz. What do all of these celebrities have in common? They all have or had Parkinson’s disease.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Foods to eat (and foods to avoid) when you have the flu

    2/20/2017

    Let's face it: When you're sick with the flu, eating might not seem like an appealing idea. But your body needs nutrients and calories during illness more than ever. Good nutrition boosts your immune system, helping it fight the virus. You don't have to eat a lot, but the right foods can make all the difference in your recovery.

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    Kidney stones: What causes them and how they can be prevented

    1/20/2017

    Passing a kidney stone is a painful experience many have likened to childbirth. Although it is possible to have a kidney stone and not experience any symptoms, it is rare.

  • Wellness Awareness

    What causes bad breath?

    12/2/2016

    When your friend offers you a stick of gum, are they simply trying to be nice, or could they be trying to let you know your breath could use some freshening?

  • Wellness Awareness

    How to fight fall asthma attacks

    11/23/2016

    Along with changing colors and brisk weather, fall often brings coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath for people with asthma. For some, these symptoms are only a nuisance, but for others, it can be a major medical problem — perhaps even a life-threatening one.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Get the facts on diabetes for American Diabetes Month

    11/16/2016

    According to the American Diabetes Association, approximately 9.3 percent of the American population has diabetes — that’s nearly 30 million people. An estimated one in three of those cases are undiagnosed. That means that odds are, either you or someone you know has diabetes, whether they know it or not. 

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