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  • Injury Prevention: The Proper Way to Store Cleaning Supplies

    in glass or plastic containers may look nice, but these containers could provide easier access for children, and might be confusing. In addition, changing containers also removes important information that’s featured on the original label. Never remove product labels. In addition to proper usage

  • A bottle of CBD oil and a jar of CBD cream are sitting on table. A hemp leaf is on top of the jar.

    CBD Oil

    CBD is short for cannabidiol. It is a chemical found in the Cannabis sativa plant. CBD oil does not make… or less of THC. CBD oil that comes from the hemp plant naturally doesn’t contain any THC. You also cannot become addicted to CBD oil…

  • A men bent over clutching his side in pain due to appendicitis symptoms.


    Appendicitis is an inflammation or infection in your appendix. It can cause pain and swelling, and the appendix may burst… these symptoms. Plus, other conditions can cause the same symptoms. These include constipation, inflammatory bowel disease, intestinal obstruction, ovarian cysts, and abdominal adhesions. What causes…

  • young woman having a healthy snack in the street

    Nutrition Made Simple

    Eating healthy is important for a long and happy life. Here are some tips and tricks to make nutrition… and protein-packed) substitute for sour cream. Frozen vegetables. Just a few minutes in the microwave and you’ve got veggies to add to any meal or snack. Frozen…

  • Close-up of different nutrient-rich foods, such as lean meat, fish, dairy, whole grains, and vegetables and fruits

    Changing Your Diet: Choosing Nutrient-rich Foods

    Changing your diet to include nutrient-rich foods is a healthier option and can reduce your risk for chronic diseases… your body needs. Americans tend to eat foods that are high in calories and low in micronutrients. These foods often also contain added sugar, sodium (salt),…

  • Muscular man applying testosterone gel on shoulder

    Ways to Increase Low Testosterone

    Testosterone is a sex hormone that your body makes. Normally, men produce more of it than women do. Some men… caused by other health issues. Your doctor will likely perform a physical exam and review your lifestyle to determine the problem. In addition, they may…

  • woman sitting on couch writing in journal

    Creating a Personal Health Journal (Health Diary)

    Creating a personal health journal is a good way to track your health over the years and work with your… Journal in Excel format. Illness/Injury: Date: Hospitalizations: Date: Surgeries: Date:  Medications/Supplements:  Dosage & Notes:  Emergency Contacts:  Phone & Relationship:  Family Medical History:   Additional Details:  Immunizations:   Dates: …

  • Vitamins and Minerals: How to Get What You Need

    Getting enough vitamins and minerals is essential to keeping your body healthy. It’s best to get these through your diet… beverages based on preference, culture, and budget. Balance the food groups and maintain healthy calorie limits. Limit intake of sodium, saturated fat, added sugars, and…

  • Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP)

    Pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) is a medicine people can take before coming into contact with HIV that can prevent them from… PrEP stands for pre-exposure prophylaxis. It’s a medicine some people can take before coming into contact with HIV that can prevent them from developing…

  • Substance Abuse

    Substance abuse can happen when products aren’t used in the right way. Prescription medicines, illegal drugs, tobacco, and alcohol can… Substance abuse can happen when some products aren’t used in the right way. This includes prescription medicines, over-the-counter medicines, recreational and illegal drugs, tobacco,…

  • Tennis elbow - tear in the common extensor tendon of the arm

    Tennis Elbow

    Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a common condition that occurs when the outer tendons of the elbow swell or… What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow is another name for lateral epicondylitis. It occurs when the tendons that attach the muscle to the bone on the outside part of…

  • Man suffering from neck pain and stiffness holds neck

    Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy (CSM)

    Cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM) is a compression of the spinal cord in your neck… What is cervical spondylotic myelopathy (CSM)? Your spinal cord is a group of nerves that runs from your head to your lower back. The cervical spine is the part in your…

  • A glucose meter propped up among a tabletop of fruit and vegetables

    Diabetes and Nutrition

    What you eat is closely connected to the amount of sugar in your blood. The right food choices will help… People who have diabetes have too much sugar in their blood. Managing diabetes means managing your blood sugar level. What you eat is closely connected…

  • Mother holds her baby as she's vaccinated by her doctor. A new study shows a possible association between exposure to aluminum in some childhood vaccinations and asthma in young children.

    A Family Doctor Responds to Study on Aluminum in Vaccines

    A new study released in late September shows a possible association between exposure to aluminum found in some childhood vaccinations and the development of persistent asthma in young children. A study like this may cause parents to have questions about routine vaccinations for their

  • Female doctor wrapping the head of a young man with gauze

    Traumatic Brain Injury

    A traumatic brain injury is any sudden injury to your brain. It could be from a bump, blow, or jolt… What is a traumatic brain injury? A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is any sudden injury to your brain. It happens when a bump, blow,…

  • How to Treat Common Household Injuries

    Cuts, scrapes, and even burns are common household injuries. Most of the time, these injuries are minor and can be… Home, sweet home. There’s no place like it. You may feel your most comfortable when you’re at home, but be aware there are dangers…

  • Boy drinking from water bottle on white background

    Hydration: Why It’s So Important

    Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs it to work properly… Your body depends on water to survive. Every cell, tissue, and organ in your body needs water to work properly. For example, your body uses…

  • Image of generic cans of energy drinks

    The Truth About Energy Drinks

    Energy drinks are not regulated by the federal government and overuse can lead to many health problems like heart issues… Energy drinks were first sold in the United States in the 1990s. Now, there are hundreds of options. Related products have been made, like energy…