Don’t Skip a Beat Prepare for Heart Attacks

Don’t Skip a Beat Prepare for Heart Attacks

Preparing for a potential heart attack now could save a life later. Approximately every 40 seconds, someone in the US has a heart attack. A crisis often strikes without warning, whether it’s a tornado, an earthquake, or a heart attack. Although heart attacks can happen suddenly, you can take steps now to prepare in case … Read more…

Target Health 2017

Target Health 2017

Efforts to prevent disease, help people lead healthier lives, and end health disparities includes a focus on chronic disease. Heart disease and stroke, type 2 diabetes, cancer, chronic lung diseases account for most deaths in the United States. They are the major drivers of sickness, disability and health care costs in the nation. Much of the … Read more…

Get Smart Know About Antibiotics: Know When They Will Work

Get Smart Know About Antibiotics: Know When They Will Work

Cold/Runny Nose: Usually caused by viruses. Antibiotic not needed. Bronchitis/Chest Cold: Usually caused by viruses. Antibiotic not needed. Whooping Cough: Usually caused by bacteria. Antibiotic needed. Flu: Usually caused by viruses. Antibiotic not needed. Strep Throat: Usually caused by bacteria. Antibiotic needed. Sore Throat (except strep): Usually caused by viruses. Antibiotic not needed. Fluid in … Read more…