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How Does Hot Weather Affect Your Health?

You’ve heard the old saying: “It’s not the heat, it’s the humidity. Actually, for those of us who live in Florida, it can be BOTH. Blistering Florida temperatures in July and August combined with rising levels of humidity can pose some very real health risks for many who live in [...]

2022-06-30T19:52:56-04:00July 1st, 2022|

June 19 World Sickle Cell Day

Following a Resolution passed by the United Nations in 2008, June 19 has been formally established as World Sickle Cell Day. The day is designed to increase public knowledge and education about sickle cell disease (SCD). The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America provides a good primer on this inherited [...]

2022-06-16T14:16:44-04:00June 16th, 2022|

Don’t Let The Summer Heat Beat Up Your Feet

Ahh, Summer in Florida has arrived. Time to kick off the work shoes and take a barefoot walk in the grass, maybe a stroll along one of our beaches. As relaxing as that may sound, summertime has the potential to pose foot problems for young and old alike, even more so for [...]

2022-06-08T13:11:32-04:00June 10th, 2022|

June is Men’s Health Month

OK, guys.  This month is for you. The month of June features a special focus on Men’s Health.  A good reminder for men to pay attention to health signals and age-adjusted concerns.  Guys, a little attention goes a long way—especially when it comes to providing yourselves with the best opportunity [...]

2022-05-23T12:41:03-04:00June 1st, 2022|

May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month

It’s been called a “silent killer” with good reason.  And good reason why the month of May is National High Blood Pressure Education Month. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) defines high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, as blood pressure that is higher than normal.  Left untreated, it can [...]

2022-05-23T09:30:10-04:00May 23rd, 2022|

May is Food Allergy Awareness Month

Just as Spring pollen count can trigger itchy eyes, coughing and wheezing, coming into contact with foods you may be allergic to likewise can trigger negative reactions. Food allergies are a growing concern in the United States and one of the reasons the month of May is used to draw [...]

2022-05-19T14:48:37-04:00May 20th, 2022|

Managing Adult Sleep With Baby On Board

Your new little bundle of joy is about to bring a huge bundle of change. One of the biggest adjustments parents make with the arrival of a new baby is how to handle the change an infant will bring to adult sleep cycles.  If you’re used to a solid eight [...]

2022-06-23T11:11:04-04:00May 9th, 2022|

What Comes First: Flossing or Brushing?

When it comes to good dental health, it’s a question that might be older than the proverbial inquiry:  What came first—the chicken or the egg? Do I brush first and floss second or vice-versa? While some dental health professionals may not agree on the specific sequence, almost all agree the [...]

2022-06-23T11:12:51-04:00April 26th, 2022|

April Is Stress Awareness Month

Since 1992, the month of April has been observed as “Stress Awareness Month.” With the added stress of dealing with a second year of Covid-19 on top of the daily stresses we regularly face, now is a good time to take note of exactly what stress is, how it can [...]

2022-06-23T11:08:05-04:00April 13th, 2022|

Mitigating The Emotional Impact of Covid-19 on Children

Mitigating The Emotional Impact of Covid-19 on Children The impact of Covid-19 now stretches into a second year.  Along with the health risks posed to young people, the Pandemic’s impact on their emotional well-being and mental health fitness has been measurable. How are youngsters, adolescents, tweens and teens most likely [...]

2022-05-02T14:05:15-04:00April 1st, 2022|
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