142016Nov
Decreasing Heart Disease!

Decreasing Heart Disease!

Good news for Monday! A study published in November 2016 in the Journal of the American Medical Association showed that heart disease rates in the United States have fallen 20 percent since the 1980s! This is important because according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) approximately 610,000 people in the US die from heart…

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312016Oct
Halloween Tips on Treats

Halloween Tips on Treats

Who can resist candy, chocolate, pumpkin carving, and dressing up in your favorite costume? It’s no wonder kids (and most adults) love Halloween. But, for parents of trick or treaters, the vast amount of Halloween candy can be a problem. Here are some tips for handling Halloween treats from HealthyKids.org (http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/candy-hints.html) Before kids go trick-or-treating,…

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12016Jan
Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

What are the Top Five New Year’s Resolutions for 2016? These were the Top 5 New Year Resolutions according to a poll conducted by GoBankingRate: 1. Enjoy life to the fullest! 2. Live a healthier lifestyle. 3. Lose Weight. 4. Spend more time with family and friends. 5. Save more, spend less money. Whatever your goals may…

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12015Dec
Iphone Medical ID

Iphone Medical ID

Apple has developed a Medical ID for the Iphone. The Medical ID is able to store valuable health information, such as medical conditions, allergies, and medications. The medical information then becomes easily accessible from the phones Lock Screen in case of an emergency, without unlocking your phone. To Learn more about this feature and how to set…

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22014Dec
Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Adds Epipens.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Adds Epipens.

Walt Disney World and Mylan, makers of Epipen Autoinjector, announced in November that they have partnered to make Epipens available at first aid stations throughout Disney’s theme parks and cruise ships. Epipen Autoinjector is used to treat life threatening allergic reactions. Disney visitors can expect to find Epipens available at the end of 2014. Anaphylaxis…

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