May is Asthma Awareness Month

May is Asthma Awareness Month

Although asthma can not be cured, you can control it successfully to reduce and prevent asthma attacks.  Asthma is one of the most common lifelong chronic diseases. There are more than 24 million Americans living with asthma, a disease affecting the lungs and causing repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness, and coughing. What Is … Read more

7 Ways You Can Step into Spring Safely!

7 Ways You Can Step into Spring Safely!

       Although we had some late March snow storms, it’s now officially spring! The additional daylight hours and warmer temperatures encourage more of us to spend time playing, walking and jogging outdoors. We should be extra vigilant to ensure the streets are safe for everyone especially as we walk to our destinations. Safe … Read more

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