April is National Foot Health Month

Tips for Healthy Summer Feet

The American Podiatric Medical Association has named April National Foot Health Month, a time to brush up on tips to keep your feet in great shape! Here are some simple measures that anyone can do to have healthy feet and prevent foot problems: Check your feet daily for cuts, cracks, blisters, sores, swelling, redness or [...]

Spring Allergy Prevention

Get tips on preventing and minimizing spring allergies!

Though it may not feel like it just yet, spring has finally arrived and with it comes the dreaded allergy season. Commonly called “spring fever,” “rose fever,” or “hay fever,” allergic rhinitis is an inflammation of the inside of the nose when it is exposed to an allergic trigger. Triggered by pollen, seasonal allergic rhinitis [...]

Protect Your Eyes and Save Your Vision

Learn how to protect your sight during Save Your Vision Month!

March is Save Your Vision month, a time to brush up on eye and vision safety tips and save your sight. Understanding how to protect your eyes now will go a long way in preserving your vision for the future. Here are a few key points that you should be aware of. Prevention of Eye Injuries Did you [...]

Celebrate Women’s Health on International Women’s Day

Celebrate International Women's Day by making sure the women in your life stay healthy!

It’s International Women’s Day, a time to celebrate the social, political, and economic achievements of women the world over! While Women’s Day is primarily dedicated to advancements in society thanks to women, it’s also a great time to brush up on the needs of women’s health! Check out this video to learn about the health issues that [...]

Keep the Spring in Your Step!

Avoid arthritis in your feet and keep the spring in your step!

It’s that time of year again when the weather is constantly changing from warm to cold and back to warm again. As we move from winter to spring, the symptoms of arthritis can intensify and leave people in pain. Arthritis is an inflammation and swelling in the cartilage and lining of the joints, generally accompanied by [...]

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Get the facts about colon cancer screening and prevention during Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

Colon cancer and rectal cancer is together known as Colorectal Cancer or CRC. In the United States, one hundred forty thousand new cases are diagnosed each year with fifty one thousand deaths occurring annually. Fortunately, recent research has yielded techniques that make colorectal cancer one of the most preventable cancers. Because of this, early detection [...]

Exercise: Medicine for the Heart

Find out how exercise can improve your heart health and help prevent disease!

Staying active is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle.  Regular physical activity will reduce the risk of developing future heart disease. The United States Department of Health and Human Services recommends a goal of at least 75 minutes of vigorous activity per week. In addition to its role in the primary prevention of heart [...]

Avoiding Kids-Caused Distracted Driving

Find out how to avoid driving distractions caused by kids in the car!

Crying infants and unruly children may be greater distractions for  drivers than cell phones or other adults in the car. Find out how to manage the often daunting task of driving with children in the car and avoiding distractions for a safe ride! Driver distraction causes 80% of crashes and 65% of near-crashes. Surveys show [...]

Healthy Feet Mean a Healthy You!

A healthy, active life begins with healthy feet!

Healthy feet are important for feeling good and staying active. When we think about exercise, we tend to leave our feet out of the equation. However when it comes down to it, healthy feet are essential to enjoying an active lifestyle. There is nothing more discouraging to staying active than painful feet. The American Podiatric [...]

7 No-Drama Healthy Eating Tips for Your Kids

Tips for getting your kids to eat more fruits and veggies - without the drama!

Getting your kids to eat more fruits and vegetables can prove to be a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be! With more schools around the country adopting healthier lunch and snacking options, getting more fruits and veggies into your kids’ diets is becoming easier. Check out these simple tips to help incorporate more [...]