Making a healthy lifestyle change is a great thing, but many people struggle to take the first step – literally! All of the information and expectations about what a healthy lifestyle looks like can be overwhelming for a beginner in the fitness world. Let us break it down for you into a few simple tips […]
Vaping has become the latest trend among adults and teens alike. What started as a replacement for traditional cigarettes has become an entirely new issue facing vape users. Experts are especially concerned about the risk this trend is placing on our youth and teenagers. The number of underage vape users is growing each day, so […]
Seasonal allergies such as hay fever impact millions of Americans every year, which may lead to lower productivity, increased fatigue, and several uncomfortable day-to-day symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate that over 20 million people in the U.S are diagnosed with hay fever annually.
Additionally, over 8 million people reported a respiratory allergy in […]
Most adults in the U.S will likely need to get an STD test or screening because of the high rate of STDs in the country. Current statistics indicate that there are 2.2 million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis combined each year.
The chances of getting an STD also increase significantly among sexually active adults. […]
Did you know that nearly 775,000 youth athletes have to go to the hospital due to unorganized and organized sports activity? According to the CDC, hospitalizations for all recreational activities among children aged 5-14 total 3.1 million patients annually.
Sports injuries are common nationally, but you’ll never fully know when or how your child may get […]
Vaccinations, otherwise known as “shots,” are know as some of the most effective ways to prevent infectious diseases but recently have come under scrutiny by anti-vaxxing campaging. This has led healthcare experts and organizations to publicly defend the usefulness of vaccinations. Additionally, lawmakers are working to make vaccinations mandatory and prevent misinformed parents from forgoing their child’s […]
The cold season usually means lots of snow days as well as lots of snowed-in days! While a break from school or work may be nice it may feel like you’re cramped indoors without much room to exercise.
Winter months can contribute to increases in inactivity and days of sedentary activity, which also increase health […]
As wintertime hits, seasonal illnesses and allergies are in the air. Along with those illnesses come the likely possibility that you could experience an acute respiratory infection.
An acute respiratory infection is an infection that interferes with normal breathing patterns. These infections may start out in just the sinuses or throat but can eventually work […]
Holiday gift wrapping is one of the many joys of the season for some, for others, it’s a chore that they dread. Regardless of which side you fall on, it’s essential to follow certain precautions while you wrap your gifts.
Choose the Right Surface
Many people wrap their gifts on the floor, but the awkward positioning is […]
Got a case of the sniffles? If your nose is running faster than a waterfall, and you’re constantly reaching for a tissue, you might be coming down with a cold. A runny nose is the result of excess nasal mucus production, which leads to watery nasal secretions that discharge from your nostrils or drip into […]