Injury & Illness
Parents should take extra measures at home and in the car to protect their toddlers from secondhand and third hand dangers.
Fall can be exciting for many young children—especially toddlers in daycare or kindergarten. For parents, however, it’s important to be prepared to keep your children healthy, especially from illnesses like hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).
A Guide to Mammograms and Breast Awareness
Classes are back in session, but your children aren’t the only ones doing homework. You might be preparing to help them fight strep throat, which has been surging through their school.
A little muscle soreness is normal when you try a new activity or push through a tough workout. At what point, however, does soreness signify an injury?
For many older adults living in homes without air-conditioning or proper ventilation, the dog days of summer can prove not only to be insufferable but downright life threatening. Staying cool during extreme temperatures means learning to beat the heat.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, “swimmer’s ear,” also known by its clinical name otitis externa, causes an estimated 2.4 million visits to a healthcare provider each year.
If a tick bites you, signs of illness can take up to several weeks to appear. Several tick-borne diseases have similar signs and symptoms, resulting in mild symptoms that are treatable at home -- to severe infections requiring hospitalization.
Key information about Alzheimer's Disease and the symptoms to look for -- in the below infogaphic.