March 14, 2019

Its PIE day!

Its Pie Day! And we all love pie in some way, check out this amazing article that talks about 5 different variations of pie (its not all dessert!), with some awesome healthier recipes  attached! 

February 11, 2019

4 questions and answers for consumers about FDA’s recent high blood pressure medication recall

October 01, 2018

Down syndrome (sometimes called Down’s syndrome) is a condition in which a child is born with an extra copy of their 21st chromosome — hence its other name, trisomy 21. This causes physical and mental developmental delays and disabilities. Many of the disabilities are lifelong, and they can also shorten life expectancy. However, people with Down syndrome can live healthy and fulfilling lives....

October 01, 2018

Cancer occurs when changes called mutations take place in genes that regulate cell growth. The mutations let the cells divide and multiply in an uncontrolled, chaotic way. The cells keep multiplying, producing copies that get progressively more abnormal. In most cases, the cell copies eventually form a tumor.According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), breast cancer is the most common cancer in women.

September 04, 2018

Despite being largely preventable, heart attacks, strokes, heart failure and other related conditions caused 2.2 million hospitalizations in 2016, resulting in $32.7 billion in costs and 415,000 deaths, according to the latest CDC’s Vital Signs report.

September 05, 2018

One in 5 children in the United States are obese. Childhood obesity puts kids at risk for health problems that were once seen only in adults, like type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.

The good news? Childhood obesity can be prevented.

September 06, 2018

September is National Prostate Cancer Awareness Month. According to The American Cancer Society, more than 160,000 American men are diagnosed with prostate cancer each year and nearly 27,000 die as a result. It is the second leading cause of cancer death in American men, behind only lung cancer.

The good news is that if identified early on.....

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