Wellness

LiveSmart: Pets and Good Health Go Together!

February 22, 2016

The pets we share our world with provide love, comfort, and companionship. And the bond between people and their pets has been shown to increase fitness, lower stress, and bring happiness to their owners. [...]

LiveSmart: Understanding Chest Pain – Know The Signs

February 11, 2016

Chest pain can occur from a number of causes including heartburn, muscle strain, a sports injury, or asthma. When in doubt, assume the pain is related to your heart until proven otherwise, especially if you are experiencing pain that you have never felt before. [...]

LiveSmart: Cholesterol – When is the Right Time to Start Screening?

February 3, 2016

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recently issued a new recommendation that all kids should be screened for high cholesterol at their annual well-child visits -- not only those who might be at increased risk. The change ireflects concerns about the growing epidemic of obesity in children. [...]

LiveSmart: Poison Ingestion is an EMERGENCY

January 27, 2016

Parents, guardians, grandparents, and caregivers: Take a moment, right now, and add the Poison Control Center number (1-800-222-1222) as a contact in your smartphone. Having it readily available can save precious minutes in an emergency. [...]
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