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While you are out buying your children’s school supplies you are likely to see hand sanitizer, wet wipes, and Kleenex on the list. As you can imagine, just one child with a cold in a room of 20 children can spread the disease quickly. While hand sanitizer, wet wipes, and Kleenex help reduce the spread, reviewing basic hygiene with your children as they start the new school year is a good idea. Here are some tips to share with your children. Wash your hands with soap and water whenever possible. Hand sanitizer is an alcohol-based gel that kills germs

While you gather with friends and family this July 4th to grill some burgers or hang out by the pool, take some time to talk to your kids about firework safety. In 2013, fireworks caused an estimated 15,600 reported fires in the U.S., including 1,400 structure fires, 200 vehicle fires, and 14,000 outside and other fires. These fires resulted in an estimated 30 injuries and $21 million in direct property damage, with no reported fire deaths. Most fireworks deaths and injuries occur without fires. More than one-quarter of fires started by fireworks in 2009-2013 were reported on July 4th. Almost half

Father’s Day is June 17th. What better way to show the father’s in your life that you care than to remind them to get their annual check-up? According to the Centers for Disease Control, women are 100% more likely to visit the doctor for annual examinations and preventative services than men, yet men die at higher rates than women for 9 of the top 10 causes of death. In 1920 women lived on average 1 year longer than men. Today, men die 5 years earlier than women. Men’s health issues don’t affect only men; they have a significant impact on everyone

The school year is drawing to a close, and many families are planning their summer vacations.  Wherever your vacation plans take you, the beach, a theme park or enjoying time outside close to home, the sun is everywhere, and proper precautions need to be taken by every member of your family. Skin cancer is the most common type of cancer in the United States. Ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun is the main cause of skin cancer. UV damage can also cause wrinkles and blotches or spots on your skin. The good news is that skin cancer can be prevented, and

It’s hard to believe that April is here already, bringing with it not only “April Showers,” but for some of us, allergies. That yellow dust that covers your car is pollen which can have you reaching for the Benadryl. If you suffer from allergies, here are six things you can try to help you cope with your allergies this spring. Reduce your exposure. The best thing to do regardless of what you are allergic to is to avoid the things that set off your allergy symptoms.  Stay indoors as much as possible on dry, windy days when pollen is more likely

If you have high blood pressure and a cold, stop before you reach for the cold medicine.  Many over-the-counter cold remedies can be dangerous for people with high blood pressure because most of them contain decongestants and NSAIDs. NSAIDs are used to reduce pain and decongestants help clear your stuffy nose, but these two substances can pose the most significant risk to those of us with high blood pressure.  Decongestants are designed to narrow the blood vessels in your nose and reduce swelling, which is excellent for your stuffy nose, but not so great for the rest of your body.  By

If you have trouble swallowing pills, you’re not alone.  A survey by Harris Interactive reported that 40% of American adults have difficulty swallowing pills, even though most have no problems with food or liquids. Of those who experience difficulty swallowing their medications, 14% have delayed taking their meds, 8% have skipped a dose, and 4% have discontinued using their medication altogether. There can be several reasons why you have trouble swallowing your pills. Gag reflex. Swallowing a solid substance like a pill without chewing feels unnatural. So it may trigger your involuntary gag reflex, which protects you from choking. Anxiety. Fear

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]If you watch TV, chances are you have seen an advertisement for cholesterol medicine. But what exactly is cholesterol and is it as bad as these advertisements make it out to be? Cholesterol is a waxy, fat-like substance that is in all of the cells inside your body. It is something that your body produces naturally and something your body needs! You see, cholesterol is used by your body to make hormones, vitamin D and other things that help you digest your food. The trouble with cholesterol is when you don’t have the right balance of cholesterol types. There are two types