Posts Categorized: Health Tips

5 Signs You Need a Break From Your Smartphone

Smartphone Use

At this point in time, almost every American owns a smartphone. While it’s been hugely beneficial in allowing people to communicate and access information within seconds, it’s not without drawbacks. For example, you could argue that people have become over-reliant on their phones. People are afraid to miss their notification alerts, to the point where their…

Minimizing Distracted Driving: Why and How

Minimizing Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is more dangerous than you might think; in fact, it’s become even more of a problem now that everyone has a smartphone. It’s estimated that over 37,000 people die in car crashes every year in the U.S. alone. Every day, 1,161 people are injured in crashes that involve a distracted driver. Because of…

Keeping Your Dog Safe From the Flu

Dog flu

This year’s flu season has been bad, which means that everyone who hasn’t had a flu shot yet should get one. However, it’s not just people who need to worry about the flu. Dogs can get the flu too, and according to Cornell University’s College of Veterinary Medicine, there has been an increase in the…

Can a Getting Enough Sleep Improve Your Life?

getting enough sleep

March 11 through March 17 is Sleep Awareness Week. While most people understand that a good night’s sleep is important (most experts recommend that adults get at least seven hours of sleep a night), not quite as many people realize how a good night’s sleep can greatly improve their lives. Here are some reasons everyone…

Diabetes Prevention: Myths Versus Facts

Diabetes Prevention

March is diabetes awareness month, which makes it a good time to talk about diabetes prevention and some of the myths about diabetes. Over 30 million Americans suffer from diabetes and it’s the seventh leading cause of death in the country – and unfortunately, there is no cure. Let’s dispel some of the common myths…