Burns are skin damage that results from heat, sunburn or other radiation, chemical or electrical contact. It is one of the most common household injuries, especially among children. The term “burn” means more than the burning sensation associated with this injury. A burn may result in a minor … [Read more...] about Identifying a Severe Burn
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In the United States, approx. 6.3 million fractures occur each year, and over 40% of these are at home incidents. Broken bones are a common occurrence, especially among children and people who play sports regularly. There are about 3.5 million visits made to emergency rooms for fractures each … [Read more...] about How to Know if a Bone is Broken
The pandemic hit us unexpectedly, and it hit us hard. Dealing with the 'new normal' and 'social distancing' has been tough for everyone. There's been a disruption in schedules, and a sense of routine is lost. There are also feelings of fear and angst we haven't experienced before. COVID-19 is all … [Read more...] about The COVID +15 – How to Refocus on Eating Healthy
The benefits of drinking water are amazing. Our bodies are just don’t function properly without it. If you have frequent symptoms of fatigue, headaches, hunger, and digestive problems, water may be what your body is searching for. Drinking water when we feel thirst isn’t enough. Hydration is an … [Read more...] about Benefits of Drinking Water
When you think of getting fit, you might think about working out in a gym or yoga, maybe even a sport. But did you know that one of the best ways to get fit is to walk? The unassuming act of walking offers some great health benefits. What’s more, it’s free, uncomplicated, and does not require any … [Read more...] about 5 Incredible Benefits of Walking
Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia, affecting 5.2 million Americans over the age of 65 and women account for almost two-thirds. Alzheimer’s is not a normal part of aging, but the chances of developing the disease do increase the older we get. Sometimes, Alzheimer’s can affect … [Read more...] about Alzheimer’s Disease
The main job of the body’s immune system is to protect you from infection and disease. It does so by attacking whatever it perceives as an invader (antigens), such as bacteria, viruses, cancer cells, and allergens. The process of protecting and defending your body from invasion consists of four … [Read more...] about Can A Healthy Lifestyle Boost Your Immune System?
Howard, 45, an avid runner, started noticing foot pain while running. He tried a new brand of running shoe, massaged his feet and calves daily, and finally went to the doctor for pain relief. To Howard’s surprise, his doctor diagnosed him with osteoarthritis. Like many people, Howard had … [Read more...] about Arthritis Signs & Symptoms
When it comes to hurricanes, 2020 is a different year in the most unpredictable ways. At the beginning of the year, people worldwide were hit by COVID-19 pandemic that left millions infected with an unknown deadly virus. Surging Cases Of Coronavirus In the middle of grappling with the … [Read more...] about Hurricane Preparedness During A Pandemic