Posts Categorized: Health Tips

Is It the Flu or a Cold?

Man Sneazing, flue or a cold?

Winter is right around the corner, which means more and more people are going to be coming down with a cough. Dealing with a cough and a stuffy nose can be quite aggravating, especially if your symptoms begin to worsen. But are you suffering from the common cold or have you caught the flu? It…

December is National Safe Toys and Gifts Month

Safe Toys in santas bag

Considering that December is a month jam-packed with holidays in which gifts are often bought for children, it’s not too surprising that December makes the perfect National Safe Toys and Gifts Month. Over the years, the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) has improved the safety of toys by leaps and bounds due to the implementation…

Dangerous Mosquitos Found in California: Know Your Risks

Two new non-native species of mosquito have been found in California, and health officials are warning the public to take necessary steps to safeguard their families. The mosquitoes in question are the Aedes aegypti, or yellow fever mosquito, and the Aeges albopictus, or Asian tiger mosquito. Both species are known to carry infectious diseases that…

Your October 2015 Checklist

Pumpkins and leaves

The fall season is in full swing now that it is October. The fall season marks the beginning of the holiday season for many, with Halloween and Thanksgiving being two of the major holidays that many look forward to. Before beginning to prepare for these holidays, check out the following October checklist first: Fire safety…

How do Bone Fractures Really Heal?

X-ray of broken bone

Fractured bones are relatively common injuries treated by orthopedists. All fractured bones go through a similar healing process that consists of four stages. Depending on the severity of the fracture, the healing process can take a longer time. The following are the basic stages of the process of healing of bone fractures: The inflammation stage –…