The Truths & Myths about SUN PROTECTION

The Truths & Myths about SUN PROTECTION

Sun protection is essential to skin cancer prevention – about 90 percent of non-melanoma skin cancers and 65 percent of melanomas are associated with exposure to UV radiation from the sun. We are all at risk, but how much do we really know about how to protect ourselves from harmful UVA and UVB rays. Let us help you sort through some common myths and learn the truth about sun protection. Of the Read more »
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July 01, 2015
Kids & Sports Injuries: What Parents, Coaches and Young Athletes Should Know

Kids & Sports Injuries: What Parents, Coaches and Young Athletes Should Know

Playing youth sports is a great way for children and teens to get exercise, to learn team dynamics, to develop skills and set goals for achievement. For many children, playing sports can help them find activities where they excel, make friends, and gain self-confidence. But according to a 2013 study conducted by Safe Kids Worldwide, an international injury awareness organization, an alarming number of children and teens are injured playing Read more »
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July 01, 2015
got…lactose intolerance?

got…lactose intolerance?

Nothing seems more wholesome than a big glass of fresh, cold milk! And who doesn’t love a frosty ice cream cone or sundae on a hot summer day? Dairy foods, including milk, butter, cheese, yogurt, cottage cheese and ice cream are more than delicious additions to our diet, they are packed with important vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, protein, potassium, vitamin D and other nutrients, so they deliver a Read more »
By admin
May 11, 2015
Impaired or Distracted Hearing and Danger on the Road

Impaired or Distracted Hearing and Danger on the Road

Ask anyone what is the most important of the five senses to safe driving and the answer will almost always be…sight. But even if we don’t often think about it, being a safe driver is dependent on a number of factors and senses, including our ability to hear potential danger and respond accordingly. We may hear a car approaching before we see it rounding the curve, or an impatient driver passing Read more »
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May 11, 2015
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