Posts Categorized: Health Awareness

How to Survive a Rip Current

If you live anywhere near the California coastline, odds are that you’re planning on heading down to the beach at some point this summer. If you plan on going for a swim in the Pacific, then it’s crucial that you keep certain safety tips in mind. For example, you need to understand what rip currents are…

Living With Migraine Headaches

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Migraine headaches are one of the worst types of headaches that you can have. Migraines create an intense throbbing pain within the head (usually on one side) and can last for hours and even days. They can even cause nausea and vomiting. As such, they can be extremely debilitating. Unfortunately, a lot of people don’t…

3 Things to Know About National Cancer Survivors Day

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Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States, which is why it’s such a big deal to recognize those who have survived cancer, and it’s why the second Sunday in June has been designated as National Cancer Survivors Day. Over 1.6 million people are diagnosed with cancer every year in the…

The Importance of Oral Health

While most people dread going to the dentist, it is important to get checked once every six months. It’s not just about teeth cleanings and x-rays, as dentists are able to tell a lot about your over-all health, including if you are at risk of a chronic disease. However, if you already have some dental…

Men’s Health for Every Age

In the month of June, we focus on men’s health and well-being, and to heighten the awareness of preventable health problems. Help encourage the boy’s or men in your life, be it your child, nephew, brother or spouse, to take charge of their overall health. Here are some tips on what can be done to…