Category: Hand Washing

Have a Fun (and Healthy) Summer Road Trip

July 12th, 2017
Sometimes you just have to follow the open road and go on a road trip. Just don’t let fast food and lack of physical activity ruin your healthy habits. Be Physical on the Road While you may not be close to your local gym or personal fitness equipment,… more »

Avoid Back- to-School Germs

September 14th, 2016
Back-to school can be a parent’s favorite time of the year. It can also be the worst time due to germs. Back-to-school could mean dealing with a sick household, but it doesn’t have to! Fight Off Infection On average, elementary school children get eig… more »

Avoid the ER This Holiday Season

November 26th, 2014
The holidays are here, which means it is time for fun, family and food! It can also mean an unplanned trip to the emergency room, which no one wants to take. Food for Thought One of the best parts of the holidays is eating your favorite holiday meal.… more »

Fact or Fiction: Can Chicken Soup Cure a Cold?

October 22nd, 2014
There’s a chill in air and frost on the ground, which can only mean one thing: cold and flu season has arrived.  Along with cold and flu season comes many suggestions on how to cure cold and flu symptoms.  Many recommend a good dose of chicken soup—but… more »

Health in the News: Dealing With Ebola and Enterovirus 68

October 15th, 2014
The news has been flooded with the movements of two viruses: Ebola and Enterovirus 68. While the government has told the nation not to panic, that does not mean Americans are not concerned.  In order to be proactive people need to know signs, symptoms a… more »