Are You at Risk for Osteoporosis?

Osteoporosis is a disease that causes loss of bone mass and destruction of bone tissues. This leads to weakening of the bones and makes them more likely to break. The bones most often affected are hips, spine, and wrists. Osteoporosis affects over 10 million Americans over the age of 50. Women are four times more […]

Did you use all of your sunscreen last year?

If you applied it properly, you should have used it all. Most people don’t use enough sunscreen. When sunscreens are used appropriately most containers would be used within a year. Adults should use approximately two tablespoons per application and should repeat applications based on activity and time in the sun. Some sunscreens even have expiration dates […]

Caloric Content of Alcoholic Drinks

Summer is a glorious time of relaxation and enjoyment with friends. Whether you’re enjoying drinks at a cookout or at a game, this guide will help you make smart nutritional decisions about what you drink. Resource:

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 […]

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