The beginning of flu season brings along with it many questions about flu shots: when to get them, how long are they good for, is the shot from last year still effective. Flu season lasts from the beginning of fall through the late spring, peaking around mid-winter. The flu shot is the most effective way […]
It’s almost inevitable: as soon as your children are back in school and surrounded by children their own age for the first time since the early summer, someone is bound to come down with a cold, flu or other bug. Soon it will make its way through your home, leaving at least one member of […]
It is the peak of summer & it is hot outside! I know most of us can’t wait to get outside and enjoy the nice weather. However, you must be aware of dehydrating in this heat! Did you know our bodies consist of 60% water? More than half of us is made up of liquids. […]
Summertime is one of the best seasons of the year! It is very common for us to just want to run outside and spend time in the sun and enjoy its rays. However, did you know almost over 70% of adults and children report that they have gotten a sunburn at least once last summer? […]
Binge drinking is something that’s become a growing problem in our society. It’s become normalized among many age groups and demographics. This activity that’s portrayed as fun and harmless is much more dangerous than you realize.
What is Binge Drinking?
Binge drinking is drinking copious amounts of alcohol in a short period. For women, more than eight […]
Boating is a fun way to get out of the house in the summer. Instead, you’re fishing, water skiing, or just enjoying the view – a boat is a way to go! Boating comes packed full of fun, but it also comes with plenty of room for potential danger. Staying safe on the water is […]
This is the perfect time of year to go camping. The beautiful weather and extra time most people have in the summer creates the perfect combination. Camping is a great way to unplug and disconnect from the everyday stress in your life. Unfortunately, many people’s camping get-away takes an unsafe turn very quickly. Follow these […]
If you’re an asthma sufferer, you know that your asthma is something you have to live with for the rest of your life. That’s a daunting thought when you don’t have a good handle on your condition, but we’re here to help. Check out these steps you can use to take control of your asthma […]
As beneficial as an exercise in the maintenance of optimal health and well being, many busy professionals often find it hard to make time to exercise. Employees are an asset, and employers know that for employees to be at their best and be productive, physical fitness can be a way to help them maximize their […]
Believe it or not, Stress Awareness Month was not an official campaign until 1992. It seems hard to conceive, but stress relief as a term or necessary way to manage the daily hassles and difficulties everyone experiences were not really talked about either. Even if the term has become more and more used in the […]