Nationally, sparklers accounted for the number one cause of fireworks injuries that required trips to the emergency room in 2015. Before you launch into your July 4th holiday festivities, keep safety in mind. [...]
In only ten years, e-cigs have grown to a more than $3.5 billion dollar industry in the U.S. Research is still emerging about the specific health risks of e-cig products, but some serious health risks have already been established. [...]
Physical fitness is not just a gift to yourself, but also to your loved ones! For all the dads reading, make this Father’s Day the one where you commit to getting back on track to a healthy and happier you.
June in the Capital Region means high school graduation time, with weekends full of ceremony, laughter and even a few tears. For students and parents alike it is an emotional, memorable time. However, after-parties marred by alcohol and drug use can make the occasion memorable for the wrong reasons. [...]
For the caregivers of older individuals, it can be challenging to ensure their loved one is reaping the benefits of a strong social network outside the home. That is where an adult day program can help. [...]
Summer is getting close, so don't forget to take care of your skin when you are outdoors. A sun burn may be uncomfortable for a few days, but the effects can last a lifetime. [...]
For the parents of girls who are experiencing puberty, those first conversations regarding the natural life changes the adolescent was experiencing were likely laced with some nervousness. But at what point should the conversation turn to choosing a gynecological health provider?
When people hear the words “multiple sclerosis” (MS), they generally envision a severe disease with serious, debilitating symptoms. However, the effects of MS can vary widely, depending on the individual. [...]
As many as 1 in 5 American adults experience signs and symptoms of IBS. You may know someone with the diagnosis, or may even be curious if symptoms you are experiencing could be IBS. [...]