Fall is here and winter is just around the corner, which means common cold season! In times before COVID, we could expect a healthy kid under six years old to have 6-8 colds per year. But this year is anything but typical. With increased social distancing and masking, experts predict a decrease in common cold infections. Still, most of us can’t stay in a quarantine bubble forever and kids aren’t the best at avoiding germs. It’s important to understand what works and what alluring remedies are not proven to be effective. Since the common cold and COVID-19 can present with similar symptoms,... Read More
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Did you know that up to 50% of the population has varicose veins and continuing vein abnormalities? Veins issues can be completely symptom free or you may experience mild symptoms in the beginning such as spider veins. If your vein issues are chronic or left untreated, varicose veins can potentially progress to skin breakdown or even non-healing wounds or ulcers.
At Risk Groups
Given how common varicose veins are, it’s important to know if you may be someone at risk for this condition. At risk groups include:Seniors (the older you are, the more likely you are to have... Read More
These four simple, regular activities can help to keep your brain active and young. It doesn’t matter your age.Exercise Keep active. Go on a walk. Stay Social – Go out and see friends and visit with your family. Read more Play memory games such as crossword puzzles, sudoku, and puzzles. Practice things to keep your mind active as you age. Keeping Your Brain Young - Sharon Stowe, Behavioral Health Video of Keeping Your Brain Young - Sharon Stowe, Behavioral Health
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