Low on H2O: Here’s How to Deal With Dehydration

Did you know that as many as 75% of Americans are chronically dehydrated? Even though most people drink enough fluids throughout the day, they get dehydrated by eating too much salt or drinking too much caffeine and alcohol. Most cases of dehydration are mild, which means they can be resolved by making small lifestyle changes … Continued

What to Do When You Cut Your Finger

Getting cut is one of the most common household injuries. Almost any time you make a meal or wash dishes, you deal with knives. That’s before you even consider any tools you use for basic DIY home repairs. Despite how often people cut themselves, dealing with the injury often leaves people mystified. They wonder what steps … Continued

Should I Get a Flu Shot? 5 Factors to Consider

Every year there is a debate over whether you should get the flu shot. Some people receive the vaccine every year, while others get it occasionally. Then some people never want to flu shot because of myths or because of negative past experiences after getting the shot. According to the Centers for Disease Control and … Continued

3 Dangerous Common High School Sports Injuries

If you’ve got a child that plays high school sports, it’s not always fun and games. Although high school sports are rewarding both physically and mentally, there are many dangers involved. If they play a high-impact sport like basketball, football, or soccer, they’re at risk of some pretty bad and potentially long-lasting injuries. Today, we’re going … Continued

Is it a Sprain or a Fracture and How do I Treat it?

In a moment’s notice, a hike can turn from an enjoyable afternoon to a serious situation which may require medical attention. It’s important to know how to asses a situation and act accordingly before medical professionals can arrive. We’re going to talk a little about knowing how to tell the difference between a sprain and … Continued