With the Winter Olympics on the horizon, many of us will be watching and celebrating these snowy, athletic feats worldwide. But, a downside of this popular event includes the head injuries that have been known to come with it. In the past, American Jackie Hernandez slid unconscious against the … [Read more...] about Heads Up on Preventing Brain Injuries
For many, a healthy diet and regular exercise are self-prescribed ways to feel better. But for people with diabetes, diet and exercise often are medically recommended to help treat the disease. Diabetes is a disorder where either the body does not produce enough insulin or the cells in the body … [Read more...] about Treating Diabetes through Rehabilitation
Distracted driving is a growing – and dangerous – recurring event in the United States. Distracted driving is any activity that takes your eyes off the road, hands off the wheel or mind off driving. A study through the National Institutes of Health found that drivers eat, reach for the phone, … [Read more...] about Don’t Let Distracted Driving Wreck Your Summer Vacation
When you think of celebrities like Dick Clark, Sharon Stone or Rick James, you probably think of their many talents. What you might not realize is that they all at one time suffered a stroke. Strokes – or brain attacks – can happen to anyone at any time. Strokes are the leading cause of adult … [Read more...] about Controlling Your Stroke Risks
Oh no, here it comes again. The cough, sore throat, stuffy nose. It’s that time of year when the cold and flu become prevalent. But how can you tell the difference? A common cold and the flu are similar because they’re both respiratory illnesses. Even though they’re caused by different viruses, … [Read more...] about Is it a Cold or the Flu?