Health Tips

Help When You Decide to Quit!

Mar 01, 2013
When you smoke a cigarette, nicotine enters your body through your lungs and travels to your brain. Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) works by substituting the source of nicotine to “replace” the nicotine you inhale when you smoke. For...

Protecting Yourself from Heart Disease

Feb 01, 2013
For years, doctors thought the connection between mental health and heart health was strictly behavioral – such as the person who is feeling down seeking relief from smoking, drinking or eating fatty foods. That thinking has started to...

Earwax Basics

Jan 02, 2013
Earwax. Great table topic, right? Maybe not, but earwax is a natural, normal part of your body. It helps clean and lubricate your ears. Without it, your ears would become dry and itchy and pretty uncomfortable. Earwax forms in glands...

Influenza- A seasonal Viral Infection

Dec 03, 2012
Influenza, often referred to as the “flu”, is a contagious viral infection that circulates each year from October to May. Symptoms usually last 7 to 10 days and can resemble the common cold. In addition to the sore throat, runny nose, and...

FDA and CDC has linked a Meningitis Outbreak to the New England Compounding Center (NECC)

Oct 24, 2012
The CDC released data on October 5th 2012 stating that 17,676 vials of Tainted methylprednisolone acetate steroid injections were shipped to 75 clinics in 23 states from the New England Compounding Center(NECC). If you or a loved one may...

Learning the Basics about Vitamins

Sep 12, 2012
Vitamins are essentials – the substances your body needs to function normally. You can usually get the vitamins you need from a healthy, balanced diet. 1 Add a “rainbow of color” to your diet and you increase your chances of getting what...