March 28, 2017
Have you noticed more marketing for “clean food?” Upon first seeing a commercial promising clean food by year’s end, the question came to mind, “Is the food we have been eating dirty?” Along with the...
March 21, 2017
According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) over 86 million people have pre-diabetes. Could one of them be you? Most people have heard of the disease, diabetes. But many have not heard of...
March 14, 2017
Food is a commodity that is essential to life. There are continuous efforts to create new ways to produce food while keeping the food supply safe. Consumers desire to have healthy foods at affordable...
March 07, 2017
The saying goes, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”  But perhaps “ A banana a day” would be better (or an apple and a banana.) Why? The answer is because after years of research, scientists have...
February 28, 2017
You have been told that your blood pressure is at a desirable level. That is a good thing. So you probably don’t think about it much and don’t pay too much attention to health information about high...
February 21, 2017
This column is repeated every year. The message is simple but so critical to survival rates; “Act in Time to Heart Attack Signs.” What does it mean? Quick response with medical intervention can...
February 14, 2017
Tylenol is the brand name of a drug with the generic name of acetaminophen. While people are familiar with Tylenol, they may not know that its component name is acetaminophen. This is important...
February 07, 2017
 It hits hard and fast. It is very intense. It spreads rapidly from person to person in the home, the school, businesses, health care institutions, college campuses or cruise ships. It causes...
January 31, 2017
For the avid winter sportsman, snow is probably a welcome and exciting event.  However, for the rest of us, snow is an inconvenience and a nuisance! Since there will undoubtedly be winter snow storms...
January 24, 2017
When temperatures are frigid, hypothermia and frostbite can occur rapidly with just a short period of exposure.  You need to take precautions for yourself, your children and for those who are older,...

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