Community Wellness


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


1 in 5 U.S. Adults Suffer From...

About 20 percent of U.S. adults live with chronic pain, which frequently limits leisure or work activities, according to a new study from the U.S....

September 17, 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


8 Steps to Healthy Aging

Adults over the age of 50 represent a growing proportion of the U.S. population. That’s due to a several factors, including advances in healthcare and...

September 10, 2018 / 5 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


Coming Together to Keep You Moving: The...

People who need treatment for orthopedic injuries and conditions will soon have a new and improved place to go in South Florida. The Miami HEAT...

August 23, 2018 / 2 min read


Protecting Your Kids From Mosquito Bites

The case of an Asheville, North Carolina boy who came down with a life-threatening type of encephalitis (swelling of the brain) from a mosquito bite...

August 14, 2018 / 3 min read


Roundup: Lyme Disease, Kids’ Screen Time and...

Lyme Disease From Ticks has Spread to All 50 States, Report Finds The tick-borne illness Lyme disease has been detected in all 50 states and...

August 10, 2018 / 4 min read