Taking Blood Thinners? Learn the #1 Safety Precaution

What is the #1 safety precaution if you are taking a blood thinner? A medical identification bracelet. It’s a simple, but effective intervention that all patients should consider. If you are currently taking a blood thinner, your doctor… Read More

Diabetics Who Sleep Poorly Have Higher Insulin Resistance

Two new studies on individuals with diabetes have found a potentially troubling link between sleep quality and insulin resistance. The results of both studies suggest that diabetics with poor sleep are more likely to have higher insulin resistance… Read More

Easily Distracted? Learn a Few Tips to Get Focused

Focusing on something for an extended period of time may be difficult for you. If you are experiencing a lack of concentration and are feeling overwhelmed by distractions, you may be able to improve your focus following these… Read More

Dangers of Dementia: Wandering

Dementia is common in elderly people, and if you are responsible for taking care of an aging parent with signs of dementia, it is important to be proactive against the dangers associated with this disease. One of the… Read More

Safety Concerns for Children with Autism

We’ve all heard of stranger danger and the importance of looking both ways before crossing the street, but children with Autism bring a whole new pool of safety concerns into the mix. If you see signs that your… Read More

Common Morphine Allergies

Morphine is a sedative used primarily in hospitals to ease pain associated with injuries and certain diseases. It is an effective and commonly used drug but as with anything, some people can experience strong reactions and allergies.  Though… Read More

National Autism Awareness Month

April is National Autism Awareness Month! Since the 1970s, the United States has recognized this month in honor of those who are affected by Autism to educate the public and raise awareness. Autism affects about one in 110… Read More

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