Water Safety

Monday Jul 19th, 2021
Summer is in full swing, which means lakes and pools are full of people looking for relief from the heat. Playing in the water can be fun, but it can […]

Summer Insect Safety 101

Monday Jul 19th, 2021
Summer means sun, beaches, and fun. But don’t forget those bugs that are everywhere. Insects, such as bees, ants, fleas, flies, mosquitoes, wasps, and spiders may bite or sting if […]

National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

Thursday Jun 17th, 2021
Have you ever dealt with pain or pressure in your head or face? You may have been experiencing a headache. Knowing whether you have a tension headache, sinus headache, or […]

June is National Hernia Awareness Month

Wednesday Jun 09th, 2021
Hernias are a common ailment, as shown by the over one million hernia surgeries conducted in the U.S. each year. Yet, many Americans do not seek treatment. Hernias affect men, […]

National High Blood Pressure Month

Friday May 21st, 2021
When you see your primary care provider, they will take your blood pressure. Represented by two numbers, such as 112/78, the top number, called systolic, is the pressure when your […]

Stroke Signs and Symptoms

Friday May 21st, 2021
A stroke is when the blood’s flow to the brain is blocked, or a blood vessel in the brain ruptures. The majority of people that suffer a stroke are older […]

The Different Seasonal Allergies

Tuesday Apr 13th, 2021
Warmer weather is on the horizon, which means blooming flowers, trees, and grasses. But if you one of the many people that suffer from seasonal allergies, this time of year […]

Why Can’t I Recover By Myself?

Wednesday Mar 03rd, 2021
Why is it important to involve others in the process of my recovery? Actually there are several very important reasons. Your addiction didn’t manifest in a vacuum. Though you alone […]

Good vs. Bad Cholesterol

Sunday Feb 28th, 2021
Trans fat raises your low-density lipoprotein or LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and lowers your high-density lipoprotein or HDL (“good”) cholesterol. This “bad” cholesterol can clog and harden your arteries, which can […]