Why Do We Sweat? We’ve all been there. It’s summer, you’re out doing yard work, laying by the pool, watching your kid play football or even walking to the store. It’s hot, and you start sweating. But why? Sweating plays a big role in maintaining internal body temperature and keep […]

Why Do We Sweat?

Osteoporosis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment Osteoporosis is a condition that occurs when the bone density decreases and bones become more porous, therefore weaker and brittle. With less bone mass present, bones become more prone to breaking. Bone density begins to decrease after a person hits 35 years old. Bone Basics […]

Osteoporosis: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Happy National Cheese Day! June 4th, 2018 is National Cheese Day! We will take this opportunity to discuss the health benefits of cheese! How Are Cheeses Made? The first step in the process is milk, which can come from several different animals, including cows and goats. Cheesemakers make sure the […]

Happy National Cheese Day!

What to Know about Heat Stroke This Summer Heat stoke is a severe form of hyperthermia. Hyperthermia refers to a variety of heat-related conditions the body goes through when a person’s internal temperature rises to dangerous levels. This condition is the opposite of hypothermia. Our bodies have a heat regulation […]

What to Know about Heat Stroke This Summer

The History of Memorial Day! Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May, and honors the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. This year Memorial Day is May 28, 2018. Memorial Day was established in the years after the Civil War, but […]

The History of Memorial Day!

Is Coconut Oil Actually Good For You? There is no arguing that coconut oil is very trendy right now. All you have to do is Google, “coconut oil” and you will come across a slew of blogs and articles stating the beauty uses and health benefits. The fact of the […]

Is Coconut Oil Actually Good For You?

Getting Your Shingles Vaccine Shingles is a viral infection, which results in a painful rash on the body or face. The rash typically appears on one side of the torso, but can occur on other places on the body. The virus that causes chickenpox, the varicella-zoster virus, is the same […]

Getting Your Shingles Vaccine

Climate Change & Seasonal Allergies Types of Allergies Around 23 million Americans suffer from hay fever, a term for when pollen or dust particles irritate the eyes, nose and throat. Symptoms include congestion, sneezing, scratchy throat, runny nose, and watery eyes. Allergies are the immune system’s reaction to a foreign […]

Climate Change And Seasonal Allergies