Staying Safe with Food Allergies

Find out how to stay safe with food allergies, even when dining out!

Food allergies can often be life threatening, making total avoidance of food allergens necessary. Symptoms usually occur suddenly and can be triggered by small amounts of the allergen. Food allergy symptoms can include rash, hives, itchy skin, shortness of breath, or chest pain. In the case of a food allergy, the immune system mistakes something [...]

Men’s Health Week

Keep dad healthy and informed during Men's Health Week!

Father’s Day is coming up and one of the best gifts for dad is a healthy lifestyle so he can continue celebrating for years to come! June 10-16th, leading up to Father’s Day, is Men’s Health Week, an important time to raise awareness for the men in our lives about healthy living, disease prevention, and [...]

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

June has been designated as Cataract Awareness Month and is the perfect time to learn about the warning signs, symptoms, and treatment options for cataracts. Cataract generally does not cause pain, redness or tears. However, these changes in your vision may be signs of cataract: Blurred vision, double vision, ghost images, the sense of a [...]

6 Tips for Prom Night Safety

Tips for keeping your teen safe on prom night

Summer is almost here!  Flowers are blooming, baseball season is in full swing and for many teenagers, the excitement of prom is here. Your teen may be excited, but you, on the other hand, may be nervous.  Parent’s biggest prom worries are the risky behaviors associated with proms, most specifically driving under the influence of alcohol [...]

Get Kids Outdoors for Good Health!

Get your kids outdoors for better health!

Do your kids a favor. Pry them away from their TV, video games, computers, and smart phones – forcefully, if necessary. Ignore their yelling and sarcasm. With the weather bright and warm, there’s no excuse for staying indoors. Simply being outdoors is the current cure-all for all that ails kids and the preventative antidote for [...]

Stroke Awareness Month – What You Need to Know

Learn the warning signs of stroke and how you can lower your risk during Stroke Awareness Month!

May is National Stroke Awareness Month, a time aimed to promote awareness and knowledge about the causes and symptoms of strokes. Check out the video below to learn about the different types of strokes, common causes and symptoms, and what you can do to prevent a stroke and preserve your brain health!     To [...]

Get Moving! May is Arthritis Awareness Month

Get the facts about arthritis during Arthritis Awareness Month!

Did you know that arthritis, affecting nearly 50 million Americans, is the most common cause of disability in the U.S.? Did you also know that arthritis comes in many forms and can affect people of all ages, genders, and races? Get the facts about the different kinds of arthritis, how it can affect your life, and how you [...]

May is Asthma Awareness Month!

Keep Your Spring Sneeze-Free!

Learn about spring allergy treatment options so you can enjoy the outdoors!

Spring is in full swing, that means many are sniffling and sneezing and undoubtedly suffering from seasonal allergies! While avoidance therapy may control allergy symptoms, many allergy sufferers will require treatment. There are two types of allergy treatment: Medication (that is self-administered) and Allergy Injection Therapy. There are several medications available to help manage allergy [...]

De-Stress During April, Stress Awareness Month