September 14, 2020

Six ways to prevent illness, social isolation and loneliness

Older adults – especially those with medical conditions – have been hit hard by COVID-19 and need extra support.

Those age 65 and older account for 80 percent of coronavirus-related deaths, a...

August 5, 2020

If you are one of the many who have gained weight during the COVID-19 pandemic, you are not alone. Shuttered gyms and comfort cooking have caused many to gain weight, but now is the time to shed those lockdown pounds.

Excess weight can lead to obesity...

July 8, 2020

What are the different types of COVID-19 tests and what do they all mean?

Because of the rapid developments in testing, there has been some confusion around the different types of COVID-19 tests being offered. Here is what you need to know about testi...

June 10, 2020

The Dos and Don’ts of Gloves, Masks and Social Distancing

As businesses and public venues open up, it’s more important than ever that you know how to protect yourself and your family from contracting or unknowingly spreading coronavirus.

“It’s importan...

May 15, 2020

CDC says isolate at home if sick and prevent spread

You may be doing everything health experts are recommending to prevent getting COVID-19, such as washing your hands often and practicing social distancing. But what happens when you or someone in you...

April 20, 2020

Getting Emergency Care When It Is Not Coronavirus-Related

Know when to go to urgent care or emergency room

In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, emergency medical situations unrelated to COVID-19 still occur. So, what should you do during this cris...

February 18, 2020

6 things to know, including home remedies for bruises

Most people get bruises occasionally, from children to seniors. Bruises or contusions as they are also known may occur after an accident, such as a fall, or from bumping into or being struck by a b...

January 8, 2020

When to work out and when to rest when you’re sick

Ready to hit the gym but feel a cold or the sniffles coming on? Should you exercise when sick?

Before you decide to skip your workout completely, you might want to think again. In some cases, light exe...

December 18, 2019

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Healthy weight loss tips for long lasting health benefits

Weight loss often tops the list of our New Year’s resolutions. Setting a realistic weight loss plan where you’re making healthier food choi...

November 20, 2019

Follow safety tips to avoid trips to the ER this season

While the holidays are filled with celebration and joy, they also are associated with accidents and injury resulting in unexpected visits to the local emergency department or trauma center.


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