Rather than wait until the last minute, schedule appointments for annual exams (if needed), sports physicals, and vaccinations - even for the college students.
Category: Healthy Living
The need is urgent—only 38 percent of the U.S. population is eligible to give while someone in the U.S. needs blood or platelets every two seconds.
Review these three types of heat-related conditions and degrees of sunburn to watch for and prevent when the summer sun is at its peak.
Doctor: “Why are you here today?” Man: “My wife made me.” While that joke is a good tension reliever in the doctor’s office, it is often true. When health problems go undiscovered or untreated, men’s risks of an interrupted lifestyle or early death from potentially preventable conditions or diseases increase substantially.
It’s easy to forget that our skin is the largest organ in the body. But it has a way of reminding us with sunburn, new freckles and moles, itchy rashes, or age spots. With a total area of about 22 square feet of skin on the average body, a lot can happen when you stop to think about the skin you’re in.
Remember the green Mr. Yuk sticker? The dangers of poisons today can be less obvious and can appear attractive or even trendy. You may have these in your home.
Substance abuse changes the brain and affects people’s behaviors and actions. What are the signs of your child or teenager becoming addicted? How does it affect their physically developing brain? And how can you help?
You signed your child up for Little League, and now you’re wondering if that old batting helmet that’s been kicking around the garage is good enough for one more season. You’ve watched games from the bleachers enough times to have seen other people’s kids dropped by a wild pitch, and you don’t want to experience...
Glacial Ridge Health System’s Scrub Run is a 5K fun run/walk along Lake Minnewaska. The family-friendly event is taking place in person this year on Saturday, June 12 at City Park in Glenwood. As we kick off summer vacation, the Scrub Run theme of “I can and I will” marks the spirit behind the event....
Since you can’t live indoors all spring, here are a few tips for managing your symptoms for year-round and seasonal allergies.