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Medication safety for children important advice for caregivers

Each year, an estimated 71,000 children are treated in emergency rooms for accidental medication poisonings, many of which are caused by dosing mistakes. Thankfully, while health care professionals or poison control resources resolve most issues, extreme cases that go untreated can result in complications, particularly in very young children.

July 24, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


Bid adieu to achoo: finding Relief from summer allergies

For many, summer signifies the budding of flowers and longer days filled with warm sunshine. But for one in five people, summer also means allergies are in full swing.

July 24, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


Exercise for healthy aging & good health

Sixty-year-old Ester Kurz does a lot of things, but taking prescribed medicine isn't one of them. While most people her age take a pill for one thing or another, Kurz, from Baltimore, self-prescribes exercise for healthy aging.

July 24, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


Living a longer, heart-healthy life

Eat Right. Exercise. Don't smoke. You've probably heard it all before. But can healthy living longer now help you live to be 100, 120 or even 140 years old?

July 24, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


Tower Surgery Center secures quality health care status

The Tower Surgery Center has achieved accreditation by the Accreditation Association for

July 24, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


REAL FARM FRESH FROM THE VALLEY

May 29, 2012 | By SABRA STAFFORD 209 Health & Wellness | Health & Wellness


FARMERS MARKETS IN THE 209

TUESDAY

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


SEE HOW THEY RUN

Run? Why, you may ask.

May 29, 2012 | By JEFF BENZIGER 209 Health & Wellness | Health & Wellness


Fighting the five most common foot woes

From eating better foods to getting an adequate amount of sleep and exercise, we're a very health-aware society. So why is it that many Americans routinely overlook one of the cornerstones of good health?

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


Screening key for your prostate

May 29, 2012 | 209 Health & Wellness | Health & Wellness


BINGO!

The adage, "You're only as old as you feel" is the motto of many senior citizens as they dance, do water aerobics, and play badminton on their journey toward staying active and healthy in their older years.

May 29, 2012 | By KIM VAN METER 209 Health & Wellness | Health & Wellness


FUTURE’S SO BRIGHT YOU GOTTA WEAR SHADES

Summer may be a great time to get away and enjoy the great outdoors but the season presents probably the greatest threat to eye well-being.

May 29, 2012 | By JEFF BENZIGER 209 Health & Wellness | Health & Wellness


KEEPING EYES FOR THE FUTURE

The baby boomer generation makes up an estimated 76 million people - roughly one-fourth of the U.S. population. This means that either you or someone you love is part of this aging group. According to Eye on the Boomer, a recent survey by the Ocular Nutrition Society, almost as many baby boomers say they worry about losing their vision as those that say they worry about having heart disease or cancer. What's more, 78 percent of those surveyed ranked vision as the most important of the five senses. Yet, more than half of the survey respondents ages 45-65 said ...

May 29, 2012 | | Health & Wellness


WARMING UP TO EXERCISE

May 29, 2012 | By IKE DODSON 209 Health & Wellness | Health & Wellness


IT’S SIMPLE MATH

May 29, 2012 | By DENNIS WYATT 209 Health & Wellness | Health & Wellness


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