Posted on Nov 10, 2015
Processed foods are unhealthy. This is especially true for people with chronic health problems. Unfortunately, knowing that a food is not healthy is not enough. Often, patients know what foods they should eat, but they may not be able to afford them.
Posted on Sep 2, 2015
This season's flu shot will contain two new flu strains that weren't present in last season's shot, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Posted on Aug 1, 2015
It’s a well-known fact that diet is an important aspect of diabetes control. Patients with diabetes are often taught to focus on including whole grains, lean meats, fruits, and vegetables in their diet.
Posted on Jul 14, 2015
Now that the weather has finally made up its mind and it is warming up, there’s never been a better time to ditch your indoor blues and head outside. Not only does being outdoors boost your mood, but it offers a variety of opportunities to be...
Posted on Jun 16, 2015
Medications can be life saving. But take heed: They can also rob your body of nutrients you need. Nutrient loss can happen in many ways. Symptoms of nutrient loss may come on gradually and look a lot like symptoms of aging, disease, or changes in...
Posted on May 15, 2015
Warm, sunny weather often makes people long for strong muscles and a dark tan. Going to the gym and working out is a great way to strengthen your muscles, but what about all of that sun? With warm, sunny weather quickly approaching, it’s time to...
Posted on May 15, 2015
Here’s something you may not give a second thought: “Climate control” for your medications. Those little pills (or liquids) may appear untouched by the environment. But they’re not. Extreme heat or cold can make a big difference in how well your...
Posted on Apr 29, 2015
Seasonal allergies are caused by exposure to outdoor allergens that trigger an allergic reaction. Typically, seasonal allergies are caused by trees in the spring, grass in the summer, and weeds in the fall. Common symptoms associated with seasonal...
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...