How can you keep your heart healthy? That’s easy. You’ve heard the how-to list a million times: Maintain a proper diet, exercise regularly, and maintain a healthy weight. Experts ...
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You may have heard a lot about Measles in the news lately. We want to set the facts straight and make sure that you know the important points about measles, including getting vaccinated and how to protect your child. What is Measles? Measles is a highly contagious respiratory disease caused by a virus. It spreads [...]
If you saw your grandmother lying on the ground, disoriented, looking extremely ill, and unable to talk, would you know what was happening? Would you know what to do? If she has diabetes, it’s likely that your grandmother is experiencing a hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state (HHS). Hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state /hy·per·os·mo·lar/hy·per·gly·ce·mic/stāt [...]
After a big meal. When you’re stressed out. During a break in the day. Driving. Walking. Watching a baseball game. Smoking is more than an addiction. For smokers, the act becomes part of daily activities. They add extra time to their morning routine for a cigarette break. Driving home from work, they [...]
Skiing — it’s one of those winter sports that people either love, or they’re terrified of it. For those who love it, skiing is a great way to stay in shape when jogging, swimming, baseball, and other warm-weather sports are less of an option. But, as with any other sport, hitting the [...]
Have you ever fallen asleep in long meetings? Or worse, felt drowsy during your commute. If so, you’re probably sleep deprived. With the New Year just a few weeks old, here’s a resolution that might be easier to stick with than losing weight—getting more sleep. Plus getting enough sleep cuts your risk of depression, obesity, [...]