Health & Wellness

Health & Wellness, Home Life September 20, 2018

Drug Addiction Hurts Families: Where to Turn if Your Mom or Dad Is Using Drugs

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Drug addiction puts a lot of stress on parents, brothers and sisters, grandparents – anyone who is part of the home. When family members take drugs: You can’t count on them to do what they say they will do. They may forget or get distracte...

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Health & Wellness September 18, 2018

September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Heather M., Editor

About 13% of American men will get prostate cancer, and 2% to 3% will die from it. Be Aware of the Risk Factors You are more likely to get prostate cancer after age 40. If your father, son or brother had prostate cancer, you are at increa...

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Health & Wellness September 6, 2018

Take Control of Chronic Pain with Complementary Treatments that Can Help You Cope

Erika S., Editor in Chief

Chronic pain can rob you of your health, happiness and quality of life. September is National Pain Awareness Month, a good reminder to evaluate your patient’s, family member’s or personal pain management strategy and put the focus on living the fu...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life August 30, 2018

Labor Day Weekend Safety Tips to Keep You Out of the ER

Katherine E., Editor

Are you one of the millions of Americans planning a final summer getaway this Labor Day weekend? According to the NHTSA, Labor Day weekend is one of the most dangerous holidays of the year on American roads. This year, enjoy your last few days of ...

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Health & Wellness August 21, 2018

It's National Immunization Month: How Much Do You Know About Vaccination?

Katherine E., Editor

Are you up to date with your vaccines? Immunizations aren’t just for children. In fact, the protection that some childhood vaccines offer wear off over time. Because of your age, health condition, lifestyle, profession, travel and other factors, y...

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Health & Wellness July 24, 2018

Traveler Health: Need vaccinations for your next destination?

Katherine E., Editor

Planning to travel abroad? It’s easy to get carried away by the excitement of planning a vacation or caught up in other details when traveling for business. But when organizing your visit, don’t forget to consider your health and whether your vacc...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness July 19, 2018

Safe Travels: Avoid Mosquito-borne Illness Abroad; Mosquito Bite Prevention

Katherine E., Editor

Travel plans? Mosquitoes can be a source of disease by spreading different viruses like Zika. Protect the members of your community from mosquito-borne illness abroad with the information they need to stay healthy before, during and after travel. ...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness July 17, 2018

Swatting, Scratching and Suffering? Wear the Right Insect Repellent: Mosquito Bite Prevention

Katherine E., Editor

No one likes mosquito bites! Wearing insect repellent can not only save your skin from itches and scratches, but can protect you from mosquito-borne illness spread through the bite of an infected mosquito. With so many repellent products advertisi...

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Health & Wellness, Security & Preparedness July 12, 2018

Your Go-To Guide for Mosquito Bite Prevention

Katherine E., Editor

Take steps to protect you and your loved ones from mosquito bites – it's a matter of health! Share this infographic with the members of your community. The first of a three-part series. Share this infographic with your community by adapting...

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Health & Wellness, Home Life July 11, 2018

Breastfeeding Blues: Solving Common Nursing Problems

Maggie K., Senior Editor

Breast milk is the perfect food for babies – it contains all the right nutrients and is easy to digest. Breastfeeding provides many benefits for both mothers and babies, including strengthening the baby’s immune system and helping a woman recover ...

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