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Getting “Back” Your Life: Getting Rid of Lower Back Pain

Getting “Back” Your Life: Getting Rid of Lower Back Pain

If you have experienced lower back pain at some point in your life, you aren’t alone. According to Mayo Clinic, most people in the U.S. will experience lower back pain at least once in their lifetimes. In most cases, however, …

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1 in 8 Women Get Breast Cancer: Reduce Your Risk

1 in 8 Women Get Breast Cancer: Reduce Your Risk

Although researchers have found some genetic, or inherited, causes of breast cancer, the cause of most cases is unknown. According to Mayo Clinic, preventing breast cancer begins with understanding the risk factors that you can control. Things like your diet …

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Keep Your Teens Safe During Homecoming!

Keep Your Teens Safe During Homecoming!

Going to the homecoming dance is an exciting experience for high school students, but many parents worry about their teens’ safety at such events. You might be concerned about the possibility of underage drinking, drugs, teen drivers, drunk driving and …

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Prostate Cancer Screening: Four Things You Need to Know

Prostate Cancer Screening: Four Things You Need to Know

  Prostate cancer is a disease that affects about one in six men, so early detection is essential. Screening helps in detecting cancer early on, when treatment will be most effective. However, there a few things you should know about …

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6 Ways to Protect Yourself from a Slip and Fall

6 Ways to Protect Yourself from a Slip and Fall

Slip-and-fall accidents are the second leading cause of personal injury, and they can result in broken bones, sprains, head injuries and back injuries. In Florida, falls are the number one cause of fatal and nonfatal injuries in the senior population. …

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Beyond the Hard Hat: Preventing Construction Site Accidents

Beyond the Hard Hat: Preventing Construction Site Accidents

  Chances are if you work in the construction industry, you have probably been trained in safety and know there are hazards involved in your job. The construction industry is one of the more dangerous labor industries. More 4 out …

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It’s Electric! What You Need to Know about Your Heart’s Electrical System

It’s Electric! What You Need to Know about Your Heart’s Electrical System

  It’s electric! Your heart, that is. The central blood pumping station of your body is really a system of electrical impulses. The official name for the system is the cardiac conduction system. There are three main sections to this …

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Click It to Save Your Life

Click It to Save Your Life

“Buckle up for safety” and “Click it or ticket.” These catchphrases often go in one ear and out the other. Don’t become a statistic that is used to illustrate the need for seatbelts. Approximately 88 percent of Americans are buckling …

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Splash Safely: Keeping Kids Safe around Water

Splash Safely: Keeping Kids Safe around Water

Kids need constant supervision when they are in or around the water, whether it be in the pool, the ocean, the lake, or even just the bathtub. All it takes is a little distraction to turn a fun day in …

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Hurricane Tips for Diabetics

Hurricane Tips for Diabetics

With hurricane season upon us, it is important to make sure you are prepared, especially if you are a diabetic. Arm yourself with the knowledge and preparations that you will need to best weather a hurricane or any other type …

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