Posted on Apr 17, 2015
Did you know that only seven percent of people understand how to use asthma inhalers the right way?1 Combine that with a wide array of asthma medications, and asthma management can become more than a little confusing. Together, we can change that!
Posted on Mar 23, 2015
Whether it simply bruises your ego or breaks a bone, taking a fall is no fun. Each year, one in three seniors 65 and older experiences a fall—a number that has grown in recent years. For people in this age group, falling is the leading cause of injury...
Posted on Mar 23, 2015
Measles is an acute respiratory virus that presents with a fever, runny nose, cough, red eyes, and sore throat. Approximately two week after exposure to the virus, the acute symptoms are followed by a rash that covers the entire body. The measles virus...
Posted on Feb 13, 2015
If you've been diagnosed with high blood pressure, your heart is working overtime. Also known as hypertension, high blood pressure not only raises the risk of heart disease. It also increases risks to your arteries, brain, kidneys, and eyes.
Posted on Jan 15, 2015
Many of us fill our schedules to the max. Whether it be waking up early to catch some exercise before the day begins, putting in extra time at work to gain a promotion, running errands and playing soccer mom, or staying up late to watch our favorite TV...
Posted on Nov 24, 2014
Ahoo! Oh no, it’s flu season again, and it looks like the little one is coming down with the sniffles. We can all relate on how difficult it can be to choose an over-the-counter medication for yourself when you catch the seasonal flu but it can be...
Posted on Sep 10, 2014
It is that time of the year again. The kids are back to school and they aren’t just sharing toys. The Indiana State Department of Health has seen an increase in the number of patients with respiratory illness being reported by hospitals statewide,...
Posted on Aug 14, 2014
Menactra is a safe and effective vaccine that helps to protect against meningococcal disease. This disease is rare, but serious. Despite its serious nature, diagnosing meningitis is difficult, as the symptoms are similar to the flu.
Posted on Jul 21, 2014
Gluten is a protein found in wheat, rye, barley and all foods made with these grains. Gluten-free diets can be used to treat medical conditions such as Celiac’s disease, a digestive disorder where the body reacts to gluten by damaging the small...
Posted on May 13, 2014
Most of us are familiar with artificial sweeteners. One of the simplest things we are taught to do to lose weight is to switch from drinking regular soda to diet soda. The question is, are artificial sweeteners really all they are cracked up to be?