Importance of Flu Shots

Importance of Flu Shots

By: Kelsey Davis The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that each year, there are over 31.4 million outpatient doctor visits due to the flu virus in the United States. They recommend annual flu shots for anyone 6 months or older. A flu shot...
Why Should I Wash My Hands?

Why Should I Wash My Hands?

This week is National Handwashing Awareness Week. We have all been told from an early age that washing our hands was a good idea…but do you know why? It turns out that, aside from your mother’s nagging, there is actually real science to back up handwashing....
American Diabetes Month: Tips for a Healthy Life

American Diabetes Month: Tips for a Healthy Life

Diabetes affects millions of people around the world. Without proper care, diabetes can cause blindness, kidney failure, heart disease and other serious conditions. However, your risk for developing type 2 diabetes can be reduced through a few lifestyle changes. 1....
Lung Cancer Awareness Month

Lung Cancer Awareness Month

By: Kelsey Davis What is lung cancer? Lung cancer can occur in one or both lungs. Abnormal cells grow uncontrollably, damaging healthy tissue. As these abnormal cells continue to grow, they can form tumors or interfere with your ability to breathe. According to the...
Fact or Fake? Breast Cancer Myths

Fact or Fake? Breast Cancer Myths

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Time to break out those pink socks you’ve been saving and celebrate, recognize and support the people in your life who have battled breast cancer. Many facts and articles about breast cancer will be shared this month, but not...
Women’s Health and Fitness Month – 6 Tips for a Healthy Life

Women’s Health and Fitness Month – 6 Tips for a Healthy Life

September is National Women’s Health and Fitness Month. We want to take this month to celebrate the strength and health of all the women in our lives. We also want to remind women how to take care of their bodies so they can keep being strong and beautiful for many...