Health Tips

To Prevent Drug Interactions, Communication Is Key

Jan 26, 2018
A lack of communication between older adults and their health care providers could be putting patients at risk of drug interactions. Many older adults are at a higher risk of drug interactions due to the number of medications they take....

Allergens Are Everywhere

Jan 19, 2018
Most Americans are exposed to multiple allergens, according to the largest indoor allergen study ever conducted in the United States. And for many people, allergen exposure can be problematic. “Elevated allergen levels can exacerbate...

The True Burden of Alzheimer's

Jan 12, 2018
More than 6 million people in the United States may have Alzheimer's disease or mild cognitive impairment that can lead to the disease, according to a new study. And the researchers behind this study estimated that this number would...

Winter Safety Tips

Jan 05, 2018
Whether you're ready for them or not, the winter months are upon us. It's time to make sure your family knows how to stay safe and healthy this winter. Follow these steps to keep yourself and your family safe this winter. Dress Warmly In...

A New Device to Help with Opioid Withdrawal

Dec 27, 2017
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the marketing of the first device meant to help reduce opioid withdrawal symptoms. The NSS-2 Bridge device is an electric nerve stimulator to be placed behind the ear. It sends...

The Benefits of the Flu Vaccine for Kids

Dec 20, 2017
Kids who receive the flu vaccine may be less likely to experience serious flu complications that send them to the hospital, a new study found. The risk of hospitalization because of the flu decreased by 60 percent among children who...