Compression Stockings and Socks
Jun 21, 2012
How graduated compression garments work?
Graduated compression garments are made to have the most compression at the ankle and gradually decreases up to the top of the garment. Most people in need of compression garments experience most of...
Childhood Asthma and Obesity
Jun 01, 2012
Asthma is a chronic disease that causes airways to become inflamed. Does your child have this disease? If so, you’re no doubt familiar with symptoms such as coughing, wheezing, chest tightness, and trouble breathing. Today, a whopping nine...
Can you prevent Cancer?
May 02, 2012
Breast cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissue of the breasts. It is a disease found in both women and men. Cancer prevention is action taken to lower the chance of getting cancer. By preventing cancer, the...
February is American Heart Month so Monitor Your Blood Pressure!!
Feb 08, 2012
The human heart weighs less than one pound. The average weight for women is eight ounces, while for men is it ten ounces. As a result, women’s hearts beat faster than male hearts.
Your heart beats with enough strength to shoot blood a...
Keep It Healthy!
Jan 12, 2012
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., according to the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute. But there are many things you can do to greatly reduce your risk:
Regular physical activity helps you maintain a...
Dec 01, 2011
What Doesn’t Help the Dripping and Sneezing
Ugh. Just in time for the holidays, your family starts passing around a cold. Who hasn’t been there, done that? While advice for treating colds is everywhere this time of year, here’s what won’t...