Health Education


Take A Stand: Help Prevent Falls and...

Each year, more than one in four adults aged 65 and older will fall. For this group, falls are the No. 1 cause of injuries...

September 20, 2018 / 2 min read


Role of the EKG: From Doctor’s Office...

There are various tests to diagnose heart disease, with the “EKG” often serving as a springboard to other options.  An EKG, as it is commonly...

September 18, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Flu Season Readiness, FDA Crackdown on...

CDC Urges People to Prepare for Flu Season to Avoid ‘Epidemic Levels’ In the United States, the typical flu season runs from October through May,...

September 14, 2018 / 4 min read


Too Many Older Adults Taking Anti-Anxiety Meds...

Despite warnings against long-term use, one in four older adults are prescribed anti-anxiety medications for sleep issues, depression and related disorders for too long, a...

September 12, 2018 / 2 min read


Roundup: New Guidelines for Children’s Concussions and...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released new recommendations for healthcare providers when treating children with mild traumatic brain injury (mTBI),...

September 7, 2018 / 3 min read


Why Do Muscles Get Sore Several Hours...

If you have ever exercised, then chances are you have experienced “delayed onset muscle soreness,” or DOMS. DOMS is a phenomenon that describes muscle discomfort...

September 6, 2018 / 2 min read


A Lifelong Aortic Defect Leads Her to...

“I had open heart surgery at the age of 7,” recalls Carrie Lois, who is now 57 and the mother of two daughters. So began...

September 5, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Daily Aspirin Debate, STDs Skyrocket and...

Aspirin Therapy Questionable for Those Not at Risk for Heart Disease, Stroke Aspirin therapy — which refers to taking a low-dose aspirin every day to...

August 31, 2018 / 4 min read


“Brain on Fire” Condition Explained: What’s Anti-NMDA...

Awareness about anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis increased earlier this year when Netflix aired Brain on Fire, a movie that tells the real-life story of one young...

August 30, 2018 / 2 min read