Preventive Care Archive

Self Advocacy

11 Scary Things That Could Happen if you Don't Get Enough Vitamin D

04/03/2019 06:00am | 91 views

 

  • Vitamin D, which is actually a hormone, is created in your body when your skin is exposed to the sun.
  • Without the proper amounts of vitamin D, you could be at risk for all kinds of health problems, including heart conditions and weakened bones.
  • Children who have vitamin D deficiencies are also at higher risks of developing rickets.

 

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Self Advocacy

Never Ignore These 11 Heart Symptoms

01/02/2019 06:00am | 235 views

By Amanda MacMillan

 

If something went wrong with your heart, would you know it? 

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Treatment Insights

You Might Think You Have a Food Allergy - But You're Probably Wrong

30/01/2019 06:00am | 287 views

By MELISSA MATTHEWS

With the abundance of speciality foods available, like gluten-free, nut-free, or dairy-free products, it seems that almost everyone is allergic to something. But a new study says that most people probably aren't, but incorrectly believe they have food allergies.

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Treatment Insights

3 Ways to Tell Whether It’s a Cold or the Flu—Plus, How to Treat Either

25/01/2019 06:00am | 317 views

By Lauren Wicks

 

‘Tis the season for the flu, the common cold, and many other illnesses. While both the common cold and the flu often begin with similar symptoms— aches and pains, fatigue, or congestion— it’s important to know how to differentiate between the two.

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Treatment Insights

Dry Winter Skin is the Worst - But You Can Avoit It

20/12/2018 06:00am | 444 views

By Grace Gold

Things happening right now: sweater weather, fun holiday lattes, and dry skin. Okay wait, I’m not excited about that last one.

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