Protect yourself and others with a Flu Shot

For most of us, the flu is a mild, albeit miserable, respiratory illness that lasts a few days. The symptoms — fever, cough, sore throat, runny nose, body aches — are unpleasant, but we recover and get back to our daily routines. For those with compromised...

Choose Whole Grains for your Health

September is Whole Grains Month! Learn why it’s important to choose whole grains. Packed with fiber, protein, vitamins, antioxidants and minerals, whole grains offer amazing nutritional benefits. Studies show that a diet rich in whole grains can lower your risk of...

4th of July Fireworks Safety Tips

  July 4th is fun, and the fireworks displays are beautiful, but this holiday sends thousands and thousands of people to the ER every year: In 2014 alone, emergency rooms reported: 10,500 injuries from fireworks. 7,000 injuries from fireworks in the 1-month...

Headaches and Migraines: What You Should Know

Headaches and migraines are an unfortunate fact of life for many of us. But you don’t have to suffer in silence — you deserve relief and you can get it. Headaches Headaches are a continuing pain in the head (sorry, we had to) for many, many people in the United...

A Guide to Asthma and Allergies

Nearly 26 million Americans have asthma, while an astounding 30% of adults and 40% of children have allergies. (Count yourself lucky if you somehow have neither!) This month, in the interest of offering information — and hopefully relief — we’re focusing...