Avoid furniture tip-over hazards at home

A home is supposed to be a safe haven for its residents. But dangers lurk in nearly every room of a home. Parents may be quick to safeguard against burn risks, electrical outlet exposure and even common household items that can prove poisonous if ingested, but it’s easy to overlook the potential hazards posed by furniture. Read More …

As Our World Continues to Turn / by Angela Bozorth,

When I was a young child I remember my babysitter would watch a soap opera called “As the World Turns”.   Several years later, on a holiday break my mother and I were watching television when that very show came on.  I was surprised when Mom told me she used to keep up with her favorite show the best she could for a working girl until real life became more dramatic than the plot twists on the show. Read More …

Safeguard against COVID-19 when grocery shopping

Supermarkets and other food merchants are allowed to stay open as “essential” retailers amid the mass shutdowns prompted by the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Along with banks, gas stations and takeout restaurants, supermarkets are among the few places that people are allowed to visit to procure the necessities of everyday life. Read More …

DIABETES- WHAT IS THE BIG DEAL?

You are sitting in the car, just having seen your doctor. He or she just gave you the diagnosis. “I’m sorry. You have diabetes”. Your eyes pop wide open. You are staring at that big D. You’re looking at the lab reports. Then you wonder, what do these all numbers mean? Your doctor quickly says, “Well, your A1C’s high, your cholesterol is high, you really need to do something about it and you need to lose weight. I may have to put you on this medication and that medication.” Your head is still swirling around that diagnosis, diabetes with a big D. Read More …

Allergy season is a risky time of year for asthma patients 

Allergies can mean discomfort for asthma sufferers, both during seasonal allergy season and whenever allergens are encountered. For people who already have complications due to asthma, allergies can be especially problematic — even triggering asthmatic episodes. Read More …

Boost Your Immune System to Stay Healthy

Recent studies have shown that receiving regular Chiropractic treatment reduces inflammatory cytokines, boosts your immune system, enhances pulmonary function, decreases mental and oxidative stress Relieves muscle tension, and can naturally increase your energy level. We are open and here to help! The US Dept of Homeland Security deemed Chiropractic Care essential and during this stressful time, we want to help you out! Read More …

Who is at elevated risk for COVID-19? 

COVID-19 continues to dominate headlines across the globe. This novel coronavirus first made headlines in late 2019 after an outbreak in Wuhan, the sprawling capital city in China’s Hubei province. The virus has since spread beyond China’s borders, leading to school closures and changes in public life, such as the shutting down of professional sports leagues, that many might never have thought they would see in their lifetimes. Read More …

Diabetes: What is your A1C telling you?

Diabetes: What is your A1C telling you? The Diagnosis: Your doctor just gave you the diagnosis ”I’m sorry, you have diabetes. Your A1C is high, it is 9, should be under 6.5. You need to do something about it, I may have to put you on medication.” Your head is still swirling around that diagnosis, Diabetes with a big “D”. Read More …

‘You’re Stronger Than You Think You Are’

by Sara Paulson, HF Health First Nurse’s Care, Compassion and Advice Inspired Colon Cancer Patient  to Stay Focused on Overcoming Her Disease – and She Did After undergoing chemotherapy for colon cancer, Shellie admits there were moments she’d wonder if she had it in her Read More …

Gluten intolerance is a very real issue with measurable symptoms 

Gluten is not for everyone. In fact, people who have celiac disease shouldn’t eat gluten at all. Celiac disease is an autoimmune condition that affects the digestive process of the small intestine by launching an immune system attack against gluten, mistakenly damaging healthy cells lining Read More …

Pam’s Journey against Colon Cancer at Anytime Fitness

Mom’s Journey against Colon Cancer.  I use the word “journey” because since her diagnosis, that’s exactly what we have been on. The day after Christmas, 2018, Mom was diagnosed with Stage 3 B Colon Cancer, which means it had spread from the colon to her liver and lung lymph nodes. Read More …

Slow metabolism may indicate illness

Metabolism is a series of chemical reactions responsible for converting food into energy to run cellular processes. These reactions enable people to grow and sustain life effectively. Individuals who are following a dieting and exercise regimen may speak about having fast or slow metabolisms depending Read More …

Daily steps to keep your heart healthy 

Heart disease is a formidable foe. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease accounts for nearly 25 percent of all deaths in the United States each year. Issues relating to the heart affect both men and women, and an estimated 15 million Read More …

Know the Forecast

    You may hear the terms “Hurricane Watch” and “Hurricane Warning” in your local forecast. Understanding the difference between them is essential to helping you prepare for a hurricane. A Hurricane Watch means hurricane conditions are possible within 48 hours. Begin stocking up on emergency supplies Read More …