Community Wellness


Roundup: Screenings for ‘Unhealthy Alcohol Use;’ Salmonella...

U.S. Panel: Adults Should be Screened for ‘Unhealthy Alcohol Use’ All adults, including pregnant women, should be screened for “unhealthy alcohol use” by their primary...

November 16, 2018 / 3 min read


‘Fall Back’ to Better Health: Habits That...

The focus on gaining or losing an hour of sleep in the spring and fall tends to overshadow the bigger issue of chronic sleep disorders,...

November 5, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Adult Flu Vaccinations Decline; Oral Hygiene...

CDC: Last Season’s Adult Flu Vaccination Rate Was Lowest in Years Just over 37 percent of U.S. adults got their flu shot during the 2017–18...

October 26, 2018 / 4 min read


Improving Patient Experience Drives Growth in Physician...

Even the most advanced medical care requires a cohesive and multidisciplinary team of physicians, surgical specialists and other professionals to provide ideal patient-focused care. In...

October 24, 2018 / 4 min read


Not Exercising is Even Worse for Your...

The majority of U.S. adults do not meet the weekly, minimum exercise routines (150 minutes of moderate activity or 75 minutes of vigorous) as recommended...

October 23, 2018 / 3 min read


Check Your Meds Day: What You Need...

More than half of Americans regularly take a prescription medication — about four, on average, according to a survey by Consumer Reports. In conjunction with...

October 22, 2018 / 2 min read


CDC Warns About Rare, Polio-Like ‘Mystery Illness’...

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is warning parents about a rare disease known as acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a polio-like “mystery illness”...

October 18, 2018 / 3 min read


Increasing Number of Young Children Not Getting...

Young children need vaccines against a range of potentially serious diseases, many of which have been nearly eradicated in the U.S. because of parents following...

October 15, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Food Additives Banned, Hand Sanitizer Study,...

FDA Revokes Use of 7 Synthetic Food Additives After Consumer Groups Sue The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that seven compounds that...

October 12, 2018 / 4 min read