Stroke Warning Signs and Prevention

The bad news: Having a stroke is the third leading cause of death behind heart disease and cancer in the United States.  It afflicts about 700,000 Americans per year and is also one of the leading causes of… Read More

Complications of Obesity – Stop It Before It Starts

Obesity rates in America have steadily increased over the past few decades. To combat this epidemic, people need to know the consequences of unhealthy eating and a sedentary lifestyle. According to WebMD, people with obesity are twice as… Read More

Diabetes Alert Day – Find Out More

Diabetes is a modern epidemic. According to the American Diabetes Association (ADA), over 20 million Americans suffer from diabetes. The ADA classifies diabetes as “a group of diseases characterized by high blood glucose levels that result from defects… Read More

The 5 Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

One of the most frightening diseases to plague our aging population is Alzheimer’s disease. While there is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease, advances in science and medicine can help slow the onset of symptoms. Learning to detect initial signs… Read More

Have Pet Allergies? 6 Tips for an Allergy-Free Home

Few things frustrate pet owners more than suffering from pet-related allergies. For many pet owners, getting rid of their furry friend to alleviate allergies is not an option. If you suffer from pet allergies but aren’t willing to give… Read More

Staying Stylish with Diabetes Dog Tags

When an emergency strikes, every minute counts, especially for diabetics. Paramedics, nurses and other medical professionals are trained to check for medical alert jewelry when attempting to treat patients who may be unconscious, or simply unresponsive. Wearing diabetes dog… Read More

New AHA Heart Health Guidelines for Women

What was once thought of as a man’s disease, heart disease has taken the lives of more women than cancer, Alzheimer’s disease and accidents combined. Taking preventative measures from is more necessary now than ever due to rising… Read More

5 Common Food Allergies in Children

Some reactions children may experience with food allergies are hives, rash, itchiness and difficulty swallowing and breathing. While some reactions are relatively mild, they can become life-threatening in an instant. Medical ID bracelets will alert medics and caregivers… Read More

Asthma Solutions for Spring and Seasonal Asthma

Everyone looks forward to spring, except for people with asthma. For them, springtime does not just mean warmer days and lighter clothing but it also can bring seasonal coughing and asthma attacks. But with some simple precautions, asthmatics… Read More

Caring for Yourself While Being a Caregiver

You don’t always plan on taking control of the care for a loved one, in many cases it can happen in the blink of an eye. There’s no question that you would do everything possible for your spouse,… Read More