Saturday, July 20, 2019
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Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac rehabilitation (rehab) is a medically supervised program that helps improve the health and well-being of people with heart problems. Rehab programs include exercise training, education on heart healthy living, and counseling to reduce stress and help you return to an active life. Cardiac rehabilitation is designed to provide patients with education and counseling services to help improve and reduce future heart health problems, including heart attack or heart failure. Who Needs A Cardiac Rehabilitation… Read More »

Acne In Your Adult Years

Adult acne is troublesome. The same treatment used in adolescence is ineffective and over-the-counter medication irritates the skin and worsens the breakout. The lack of response to home treatment is confusing, causing some to wonder if the problem is even acne at all. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, acne may persist well beyond the teenage years. Adults experience acne in their 30s, 40s, and even 50s. Adults may experience late-onset acne, a condition… Read More »

5 Ways to Avoid the Flu this Season

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends several actions to fight the flu, especially during cold and flu season. Influenza, commonly referred to as the flu, can be deadly. People at high risk for developing complications associated with the flu include small children, older adults, pregnant women, and those with weakened immune systems or chronic diseases and illnesses. Below are five common ways to avoid the flu this season. Though we’ve all heard these… Read More »

Ragweed Pollen and Fall Allergies

As summer ends and fall appears, approximately 10-30% of Americans suffer from allergies. Among the most troublesome allergy is the fall pollen from plants associated with Ambrosia, commonly referred to as ragweed. Of the people who are allergic to pollen-producing plants, 75 percent are allergic to ragweed. Research shows that people with allergies to a specific type of pollen typically develop allergies to other pollens. Also, because ragweed is part of the Ambrosia family, people… Read More »

Children and Anxiety In The School Setting

Whether its pressure to succeed or pressure by parents and peers, anxiety in the school setting can be troublesome to the student and educator. When a child is stressed, their ability to learn is compromised. Parents may become overwhelmed and the anxiety felt by the child becomes greater over time. It is important to understand anxiety and know how to help your child if they are impacted by the condition. Many children experience anxiety during… Read More »