Preventive Care Archive
Dry Winter Skin is the Worst - But You Can Avoit It20/12/2018 06:00am | 195 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.
Osteoporosis in Men: Undertreated and Overlooked17/12/2018 06:00am | 232 views
Osteoporosis is generally viewed as a woman's disease, but men get it, too. While this fragile bone disease is indeed more common in women, there is increasing recognition that it strikes men more frequently than previously believed. Whereas one in two women will break a bone during their lifetime due to osteoporosis, according to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, one in four men will have an osteoporosis-related broken bone.
5 Things That Up Your Risk for Autoimmune Diseases11/12/2018 06:00am | 220 views
By Jeannette Moninger
Your immune system puts up a pretty good fight against germs and infections, but sometimes your inner warrior mistakenly starts picking on the good guys. When your own defense system mistakenly attacks healthy cells in your body, you end up with an autoimmune disease.
Nourishing Self Care
This Surprising Symptom Could Be a Sign of a Heart Attack in Women05/12/2018 06:00am | 368 views
Middle-aged, overweight men aren’t the only ones who should be worried about heart attacks. In fact, women under 55 are equally (or more!) likely to suffer from heart disease, according to a study published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Despite the risks, a 2016 statement issued by the American Heart Association (AHA) has revealed that women are often undertreated for this deadly condition. The reason? Most fail to recognize the silent signs of a heart attack that apply exclusively to females.
CDC Syas "Take 3" Actions to Fight the Flu29/11/2018 06:00am | 323 views
Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death.
CDC urges you to take the following actions to protect yourself and others from influenza (the flu):