Health Tips

Summer Food Safety

Jul 19, 2019
Summer is the season of grilling and eating outdoors. Take these seven steps to keep food poisoning from putting a damper on you summer plans. Each year, 1 in 6 Americans gets sick from eating contaminated food. Here's the problem: During...

Teens and Summer Job Safety

Jul 17, 2019
A summer job is a rite of passage for many teens. However, that rite of passage could put teens and young adults at risk for job-related injuries. Did you know that a teen between the ages of 15 and 19 is injured at work approximately...

Understanding Food Labels

Jul 12, 2019
We see nutrition labels every day on nearly everything we eat. But what good are they if we don’t understand what we’re actually eating? Here are some ways to decode the label and some of the ingredients we often see. Let's start at the...

Essential Oils and Your Health

Jul 11, 2019
Essential oils have gained popularity in the past few years and continue to do so. However, if used incorrectly, they may pose harm, especially in children. These oils, made from leaves or herbs, have been marketed to help with stress,...

Summer Safety for Kids

Jul 01, 2019
The sun is shining, the swimmers are splashing and the kids are hitting the playgrounds. Don't let injuries and illnesses ruin the summer fun. Heat-Related Illnesses It's summer time, and that means sun and heat. If you aren't careful, the...

Another Biosimilar to Herceptin

Jun 22, 2019
The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved another biosimilar to a drug that treats breast, stomach and esophageal cancer. This biosimilar is called Kanjinti (trastuzumab-anns). The FDA approved it because it appeared to have...