Is it a Stroke or a Heart Attack?

earn the different signs and treatments for a stroke and heart attack! Both a stroke and a heart attack occur suddenly and affect the blood flow process in the body. However, other than the two medical conditions needing immediate emergency care to reduce the potential damage to major organs, a stroke and heart attack are…

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5 Health Myths Busted

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Discover the truth about some of the most common health claims! From generation to generation, medical myths have been passed down to influence our actions. These health claims are used so widely that it is hard to tell if these are just conventional misconceptions or real facts. Here are five common health myths busted. 5…

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The 6 Germiest Items You Touch Daily

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Discover the six dirtiest things covered in germs that you encounter daily. When you think of some of the dirtiest things you touch on a daily basis, your mind may jump to the toilet or trashcan. But to many people’s surprise, there are many things considered filthier. Discover some of the germiest items you may…

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On-The-Go Safety and Health Essentials

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Discover on-the-go safety and health essentials to pack for travel this holiday season.  The holiday season typically means a lot of traveling, whether it’s a long drive to your relative’s home or a flight to celebrate in another part of the world. With all these plans for being on-the-go, there are precautions to keep you…

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What Do Food Labels Really Mean

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Food labels can be tricky. Here is a quick guide to understanding the most common labels and what they really mean. A simple trip to the grocery store can become confusing when you go in for one item and realize there are three options, all labeled differently. What do the labels mean? What food item…

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How to Properly Dispose of Expired Medication

Trash Expired Medication

Discover the best way to dispose of expired, unwanted, or unused medications. Are you looking to clean out your medicine cabinet filled with expired medication you no longer use? It is important to properly discard medication as it can pose a harmful risk if it falls into the wrong hands. Getting rid of expired medication…

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The Dangers of Drinking Alcohol While Taking Medication

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Learn why you should never drink alcohol while on medication If you have ever taken any medication – prescribed or even over-the-counter – you have heard the saying “do not consume alcohol while taking medication” – but how true is this? Most medications include warning labels that tell us the dangers of mixing alcohol. The…

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Is too much screen time a cause for concern?

Practicing smart screen time

We spend way too much time on our computers and smartphones. Let’s get more active and social! We have been fully immersed in the world of technology, with jobs requiring hours in front of a computer, communicating with our friends and family via social media sites, or streaming our favorite shows for entertainment. Most of…

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The Family Summer Fun Health & Safety Checklist

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Discover the tips for a healthy and safe summer for you and your entire family! Summertime means longer days, hotter weather, vacation from work, and no school for kids. During this time, you must keep the health and safety of yourself and your loved ones top of mind. Approximately 25% of medical ER visits occur during…

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