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What Should Parents Understand about Measles in the U.S?

Measles cases have ballooned in 2019 and the disease itself is one of the U.S’s most significant public health risks, especially for younger children.

In 2019 alone, there have been over 1044 cases of the measles reported across the country in a mix of urban and rural communities. The majority of the cases were reported in the […]

By |June 20th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Should Parents Understand about Measles in the U.S?

How to Exercise When You Have Asthma or Seasonal Allergies

Asthma and seasonal allergy sufferers are all too familiar with unsuccessful workout attempts. Being unable to catch your breath, sneezing, wheezing, and coughing just scratch the surface of potential symptoms that make exercising a challenge. It can be tempting to give up on your fitness goals when you’re suffering with one of these diseases, but […]

By |June 11th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Exercise When You Have Asthma or Seasonal Allergies

Beginner Fitness Tips to Help Kickstart a Healthy Lifestyle!

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 […]

By |May 8th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Beginner Fitness Tips to Help Kickstart a Healthy Lifestyle!

The Top 5 Health Risks of Vaping on Youth and Teenagers

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 […]

By |April 16th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Top 5 Health Risks of Vaping on Youth and Teenagers

Seasonal Allergy Prevention Tips

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 […]

By |April 2nd, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Seasonal Allergy Prevention Tips

STD Testing 101: When to get a screening

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. […]

By |March 20th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on STD Testing 101: When to get a screening

Sports-Injury Prevention Tips for your Child

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 […]

By |March 20th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Sports-Injury Prevention Tips for your Child

How to manage and prevent Heart Disease

If you have heart disease or increased heart disease risks, then you know how scary it can be to manage your overall health. However, you are not alone.  Individuals with greater than normal heart disease risks are common across the U.S.

The American Heart Association found that cardiovascular disease and heart health issues account for […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to manage and prevent Heart Disease

Vaccinations 101: What are they and how do they keep you healthy?

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 […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Vaccinations 101: What are they and how do they keep you healthy?

Exercise skills to keep you healthy during the winter time!

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 […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Exercise skills to keep you healthy during the winter time!