Weight loss is a goal that many people set for themselves but healthily losing weight is essential when working towards that goal. Healthy weight loss refers to a slow but steady decline of 1-2 pounds per week. Crazy crash diet and exercise plans may offer results quicker than that, but the results will be short […]
The CDC has a public outreach program called HAN. HAN is designed to keep medical professionals and the general public aware of significant health risks, updates, and alerts. This alert system has multiple levels of severity. Some require immediate action, while others are used merely to inform the public. The most recent CDC health updates […]
Most common in children under the age of 16 and adults working in childcare, strep throat is an infectious disease that is prevalent in the colder months. Symptoms can take up to five days to appear once you have been infected with the virus and can quickly spread through homes, schools and the workplace. Learn […]
Has your child spent a lot of time touching the area near their ear recently? They may be suffering from an ear infection. Most common in children under six, ear infections can cause children to become short-tempered and experience some pain in the region of the ear. Since they may not be able to explain […]
The new year is the perfect time to create resolutions to improve your health, but the sad reality is that most people abandon their resolutions by the end of February. We want to help you improve your health in 2019, so we created a manageable list of health tips and resolutions you can take on […]
When we think of flu season, we usually think of pesky germs that will get us sick. But what exactly are germs? Germs are microscopic organism (also known as microbes) that can cause disease and infections that can make you sick. Of course, you can’t remain completely germ-free, since germs are integral to our daily […]
Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, […]
Halloween night is a time of excitement and every type of costume you can imagine, but did you know those costumes could be dangerous? Well, not the costumes themselves, but certain details about the costumes. Making your child safer on Halloween night with a safe costume is quick and easy to do. These are a […]
Did you know that the family is the most important social influence for physical activity? Research shows that children of active parents are 5.8 times more likely to engage in physical activity on a regular basis.
Today, most children do not meet the recommended amount of daily exercise, which is crucial to healthy growth and development.
Getting sidelined by an injury is one thing, but to be out for a few days to a week due to the flu can be a menace, too. Everyone is encouraged to get an annual flu shot, but athletes are an especially high-risk group who should consider the benefits of getting an annual flu shot.