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How Serious Is the Zika Virus in Florida?

August 4,2016

The most recent warning from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is the first time in history that travelers have been warned to avoid an American neighborhood for fear of catching...


Do You Suffer from Hidden Food Allergies?

August 1,2016

Millions of people in the United States suffer from food allergies. Some have severe reactions that can be life threatening. Although food allergies seem to be more prevalent in children, adults...


Protecting Exposed Skin from the Summer Sun

July 21,2016

It's that time of year when it is easy to soak up too many rays. After all, everyone wants a bronze body like the cool people hanging around the lifeguard's station. Even Kentucky Fried Chicken is...


What You Should Know About the Zika Virus

July 13,2016

With the upcoming Olympic Games in Rio, the Zika virus has been in the news a lot. But, what is the Zika virus and where did this new illness originate? The virus is primarily transmitted by...


Was Your Cold Really Summer Allergies?

June 15,2016

A common cold and summer allergies have a lot in common and are often difficult to distinguish early on. Although colds are less common during the warmer months, viruses can still cause an upper...


Don't End Your Evening with a Food Borne Illness

June 1,2016

It's Friday afternoon and you are rushing home from work, after all in a couple of hours your house will be filled with friends. Since you knew you'd be running behind schedule, you figured it...


How Cholesterol Works with Your Body

May 18,2016

Although health problems can occur when your daily intake of food contains too much cholesterol, your body actually needs cholesterol to function properly. In fact you couldn't stay alive without...


May Is American Stroke Month

May 11,2016

Did you know that 80% of all strokes are preventable? The American Heart Association and American Stroke Association are working hard to get the word out. Nearly 800,000 people suffer a stroke...


Balance Your Sleep for Better Health

April 21,2016

At times, we all have trouble sleeping. Even in your younger years you may remember those sleepless nights on Christmas Eve where you tossed and turned into the wee hours of the morning. Although...


Do You Suffer from High Blood Pressure?

April 21,2016

Blood pressure is the force of blood against your artery walls as it circulates through your body. This pressure normally rises and falls throughout the day. Certain medical conditions and...