The most common call to my office for lost hearing aids is that the individual was in the hospital or rehabilitation facility when the hearing aids were lost. Another common place to lose hearing aids is in a test situation, such as having an MRI, an outpatient procedure or other situation that … [Read more...] about Keeping Your Hearing Aids Safe
How to Make Sure You’re Safely Getting Enough Vitamin D
Often, after recommending that patients protect themselves from the sun, I am asked, “Shouldn't I get sun exposure to get Vitamin D?” It's true that there has been concern that sunscreen use prevents the synthesis of vitamin D by the skin. Vitamin D is an essential nutrient that is vital for … [Read more...] about How to Make Sure You’re Safely Getting Enough Vitamin D
Safe Grilling with Antibiotic-Free Meats
Summertime is barbecue season and with that comes an increased risk for food-borne illnesses. You can minimize your risk of getting sick with safe handling practices along with employing proper cooking times and temperatures. You can also reduce your risk by choosing meats produced from animals that … [Read more...] about Safe Grilling with Antibiotic-Free Meats
Technology Security Tips
Jan. 17 Flag Tech Talk Kickstand Cafe, 6 p.m. Basic Security Tips to Keep You Safe Presented by Joe Bodin of Flagstaff Central.com, This month, Flag Tech Talk is going to be Flag Tablet Talk! The iPad started the trend and there are now dozens of tablets out there. What is the big deal? Should I … [Read more...] about Technology Security Tips
Basic Security Tips to Keep You Safe
Basic Security Tips to Keep You Safe Join us for the next Flag Tech Talk lecture on Tuesday, October 18th at 6 p.m. at Kickstand Kafé. Learn some of the most basic ways you can protect yourself on the internet. So many people do things that open themselves up to problems on the web … [Read more...] about Basic Security Tips to Keep You Safe
Is It Really Is Safe to Go Back In the Water?
Ever thought about opening your own business? Well, think again. If statistics are reliable, most businesses go out of business within their first decade (as high as 60% according to some reports). The turnover of storefronts from Hunt Avenue to Aspen during the past several years is enough to … [Read more...] about Is It Really Is Safe to Go Back In the Water?