Summer Backyard Safety Tips

Your backyard can be a sanctuary in the summer months, especially when you know simple safety tips for around the yard. Here’s how to stay safe outdoors and enjoy a hazard-free summer. Swimming Pools It seems like the only way to beat the heat during the summer is to take a dip in a pool. […]

How Healthy Are the Men In Your Life

June is Men’s Health Month, and we’re celebrating by arming the ladies with tips to use to help encouraging the men in their lives to find a primary care physician (PCP) and to access medical care when needed. It’s true that many minor illnesses can be safely treated at home (none by rubbing dirt in […]

Sports Hernia: A Common Cause of Groin Pain

If you’re an athlete or physically active person, you may have occasional aches and pains. When pain strikes in your lower abdomen or groin, your first thought may be that you’ve pulled a muscle. You try applying heat and ice, reduce your physical activity, and get as much rest as possible. But nothing seems to […]

Lifetime Health Tips for Women

As women age, their health needs change. Staying active and tailoring food intake to keep up with your changing body can help minimize unwanted weight gain and energy loss and possibly keep chronic diseases in check. Follow these helpful tips for women’s wellness in each stage of adulthood. Early 20s Lower your chances of getting osteoporosis […]

When Medications & Sunshine Don’t Mix

One of the most common side effects of medications is an increased risk of photosensitivity, or sensitivity to sunlight. This is caused when Ultraviolet (UV) light rays activate certain photosensitizing elements within the medication. These elements then emit energy that can damage adjacent skin tissue. People experiencing photosensitivity due to medications generally experience a burning […]

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