Dos and Don’ts After Donating Blood

Dos and Don’ts After Donating Blood

Donating blood goes a long way in saving lives, but it can also lead to some discomfort or side effects for the donor. Taking the right steps after donating can help to prevent problems. Why Donate? Hospitals require stores of donor blood every day because they need...
Weight Gain: Is it Hormones or Habits

Weight Gain: Is it Hormones or Habits

With the new year, many people often set resolutions to lose weight. While many lifestyle factors contribute to weight gain, there are also underlying medical issues that can make it more difficult for some people to lose weight. A person’s weight is largely the...
Small Batteries, Big Problems

Small Batteries, Big Problems

The holidays are coming up and, for those who have children you know what that means: toys, toys and more toys. There are several toys that require batteries in order to operate so we want to be sure that parents and caretakers are aware of the risk associated with...
Under Pressure

Under Pressure

High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a common yet serious medical issue that everyone should understand and be aware of the causes. Many people who suffer from it can go for years without displaying any symptoms, so it is vital to understand how to prevent it and...