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Summer Dangers: Lyme Disease As the weather clears and temperatures rise, people begin to venture outdoors to travel, garden, hike, and enjoy themselves. While the summer brings more opportunities for outdoor fun, it can also increase some risk factors for heat stroke, sunburn, and insect bites. Deer ticks can transmit Lyme […]

Summer Dangers: Lyme Disease


anxiety disorders
Anxiety Disorders: Causes, Treatment, and Medical Breakthroughs Throughout all of our lives, we each experience anxiety at different levels. Anxiety can leave us with a feeling of worries, anxiety, and fear, which cause impairment in our everyday lives. Living with anxiety can get worse over time if not treated, and although […]

Anxiety Disorders: Causes, Treatment, and Medical Breakthroughs


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
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


The Health Benefits of Eating Avocados
The Health Benefits of Eating Avocados Someone told me recently that avocados may go extinct soon due to global warming. As someone who can eat avocados, specifically guacamole, everyday – and probably would if I had no self-control – I was horrified to hear this news! If in fact this […]

The Health Benefits of Eating Avocados


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


challenges of aging
How to Deal with the Challenges of Aging From fragile bones to weight gain, growing old comes with its own challenges. As we grow older, more medical conditions become common and can cause serious problems after a few decades. Is there a way to help those experiencing the challenges of […]

How to Deal with the Challenges of Aging




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!