Whether you are heading out for a walk, hike, or other activity, it’s important to consider a gradual approach when transitioning from the winter couch potato to the warm-weather “weekend warrior” to avoid injury, especially to your Achilles tendon.
Don’t let a preventable injury get in the way of enjoying all the season has to offer, consider the following tips to help stay injury-free and out of the emergency room.
As food heats up in summer temperatures, bacteria multiply rapidly. To protect yourself, your family, and friends from foodborne illness during warm-weather months, safe food handling when eating outdoors is critical.
Although hospitals are seeing fewer heart attack patients, that doesn’t mean heart attacks are on the decline. More concerning is that recent statistics suggest people aren’t calling 911, or they are delaying or avoiding critical care.
As they get more active outdoors, they are likely to fall, slip, and stumble. Here are important tips parents can follow to keep your children safe as they enjoy the outdoors.
Whether you've just been diagnosed, are currently undergoing treatment, or are in remission for cancer, you are a survivor. Survivorship means something different for everyone, and planning and talking to your provider are essential.
While trying to stay active during pregnancy, women face many challenges both physically and mentally. The good news is that now that the baby has arrived, you can focus on getting back to your pre-pregnancy activity level or work toward a new goal.
While it’s encouraging to once again leave the house, see our family and friends, and get back to work, preventative measures like wearing a facemask in public are still essential to controlling the spread.
A few tips to help protect your skin when wearing a facemask.
Many of us spend a good part of our day sitting. A sedentary lifestyle isn’t healthy, and it could put you at increased risk for developing a blood clot such as a deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Learn the symptoms and how to reduce risks.