Doctor offers free seminars to keep potential patients healthy
One area doctor is working to reduce the number of patients that will come through his doors.
Seniors educated on health issues at Warrior fair
The City of Warrior was a mecca on Wednesday for the senior set.
Senior centers to host health fair in Warrior
Senior citizens will have a chance next week to have free basic health checkups and visit with friends and neighbors.
Cold and flu are different viruses with very similar symptoms
The common cold symptoms include: sore throat, stuffy or runny nose, cough and mild fever. The flu often causes higher fever, chills, body aches and fatigue.
- As cold winter months approach, watch out for signs of hypothermia Hypothermia is a medical emergency that occurs when your body loses heat faster than it can produce heat, causing a dangerously low body temperature. Normal body temperature is around 98.6 Fahrenheit (37 Celsius). Hypothermia occurs as your body temperature passes below 95 Fahrenheit (35 Celsius).
Antibiotics are never the right call if patient has a virus
Fall is now upon us and for many people that means colds and allergies.
In addition to the normal seasonal ailments that most experience, the H1N1 Influenza virus, or Swine Flu, is a new sickness that will affect patients this fall and winter. With so many affected by these illnesses, many questions arise as to how to best treat them.
Do you or your pet have an itch? It could be a flea infestation
An old Turkish proverb states: “You don’t burn a blanket to get rid of a flea.”
However, if you have ever had fleas in your home, you might consider it.
The influenza virus can spread rapidly, especially among children
Influenza or “flu” is an acute respiratory infection caused by a variety of influ-enza viruses.
The most familiar aspect of flu is the way it can “knock you off your feet” as it sweeps through the community. The flu differs in several ways from the common cold in symptoms and onset.
Numerous home remedies exist to fight condition known as hiccups
Hiccups is a common condition that affects nearly everyone at some point.
Hiccups result from an involuntary contraction of the dia-phragm. The dia-phragm is a muscle that separates your chest from your abdomen, and plays a major role in breathing.
Too much salt in your diet can be bad; too little can also be bad
How much thought have you ever given to the salt you eat?
We all are well aware of the concerns of too much salt, and the negative effects on the blood pressure.
But, did you realize that salt is essential for good health, and that there are different kinds of salt?
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