Foods That Help to Lower Bad Cholesterol

LDL or low-density lipoprotein collects in the walls of your blood vessels, where it can cause blockages. Higher LDL levels put you at greater risk for a heart attack from a sudden blood clot. You’re probably aware that a simple change in your diet can help lower your LDL “Bad” Cholesterol, but you may not know that this change […]

By |August 15th, 2016|Blog|0 Comments

National Heimlich Maneuver Day

June 1, 2015 is National Heimlich Maneuver Day. According to the American Red Cross, choking causes over 3,000 deaths per year. The Heimlich maneuver (abdominal thrusts) is a three-step process that can help save someone’s life in seconds. This simple process will often dislodge the object or food that is blocking the person’s airway. By […]

By |May 28th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Which Sunblock Is Right For You?

Spring is finally here, and it is finally time for those outdoor activities that we have longed for all winter long. Since the weather is getting warmer and the sun is getting stronger, many people want to protect their skin from the sun while still getting a nice tan too. The problem is that many […]

By |May 20th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Bycicle Safety

It’s finally springtime and everyone is anxious to get outside and enjoy the sun! Of course with the dozens of activities this season has to offer there are also many precautions that should be taken to ensure full enjoyment without the headache. Golf, baseball, hiking and biking are a few of the things this season […]

By |May 12th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Benefits of Botox

Botulinum toxin, also known as BOTOX®  , is a drug that is medically used to treat certain muscular disorders and is also used for cosmetic purposes. BOTOX® was originally developed to treat spasms however it showed the effect of freezing muscles which includes removing wrinkles by temporarily paralyzing the muscles in the area. BOTOX® is […]

By |May 6th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

National Stress Awareness Month

Stress is something that happens to almost everyone. In some situations, it’s almost unavoidable. With April being National Stress Awareness Month, it is the perfect time to learn about strategies to combat this feeling in stressful situations. It is important to learn about dealing with stress, as prolonged stress and pressure can increase the risk […]

By |April 21st, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Maintaining a Healthy Blood Pressure

It isn’t a secret that a healthy blood pressure is a key to maintaining optimal health. Having an elevated blood pressure results in an increased load on the heart’s muscle, which means that the heart has to work even harder to pump the blood throughout your body. This may not seem significant, however, it will […]

By |January 27th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

The Flu and All You Need to Know

Are you feeling ill? Think you are coming down with the common cold? Are you sure it’s not that you have the flu? Many people just assume that the flu is a very bad version of the common cold. That is a very dangerous and false myth that people should know. The flu is a […]

By |January 17th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments

Proper Shoveling Techniques

We all know that shoveling snow can be a proverbial “pain in the neck,” however, we do not want that pain to physically manifest itself once you’ve kicked off your boots. Shoveling is one of the most common causes of neck, back, and upper extremity injury during this season. Luckily, these injuries can […]

By |January 10th, 2015|Blog|0 Comments