If you get a cold or the flu, here’s how to deal with it
This is because cold weather tends to add stress to the body, which increases the chance of illness — especially in the very young and the elderly.
How Long Is a Cold or Flu Contagious?
Learn how cold and flu viruses spread, find out when to seek medical care for influenza or a cold, and discover the contagious period for the flu and common cold.
What Are the Signs of Heatstroke and How Can I Prevent it?
According to Steven Beenstock, DO, family medicine physician at Bon Secours Medical Group, a member of the Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth), when the heat index rises above 90°F, so does your risk for heatstroke Heatstroke is the medical emergency that occurs when your core temperature rises above 104°F due to exposure to elevated temperatures. “Someone suffering from heatstroke will feel hot, with red, dry…
What are the Signs and Symptoms of a Concussion?
Earlier this year Governor Nathan Deal signed a youth concussion bill that will go into effect on January 1, 2014. The new law mandates that if a young athlete is suspected as having a concussion he or she will not be allowed to return to their sport until cleared by a healthcare professional. If not …
10 Early Warning Signs Of Diabetes
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Fall Allergy Tips and Signs It’s a Cold vs. Allergies
Fall brings beautiful foliage and cooler temps. But for seasonal allergy sufferers, it also triggers sneezing, stuffy noses and watery eyes. What are some key things to keep in mind about fall allergies? And how do you know if you’re dealing with allergies vs. a cold? Dr. Mia Finkelston – a doctor you can visit …
10 Signs You're Gluten Intolerant
It's estimated that 99% of the people who have either gluten intolerance or celiac disease are never diagnosed. Could you be one of them?
Baby, it’s cold outside
With the cold and flu season upon us, what better time to talk about temperature and that rise in body temperature known as fever. The most common cause of fever in both adults and children are infections such as the cold or flu, airway infections like croup or bronchitis, and stomach bugs. While these illnesses make you feel miserable, the good thing is they’re usually not serious and resolve on their own.
Safety Tips for Exercising in the Cold
The winter’s wind and snow can be intimidating, but you don’t have to let the cold weather disrupt your healthy lifestyle. You can stay active during the winter months as long as you’re smart and safe. For those that want to brave it in the great outdoors, our safety tips will help you make the most of your winter fitness. Of course, you shouldn’t risk it if it’s too cold outside – you can always exercise at home and get back to your…
Safety Tips for Cold Weather
CHARLESTON, W.Va. Bitterly cold temperatures and dangerously low wind chills are forecasted for throughout the state over the next 24 hours. West
What are the signs and symptoms of breast cancer?
Signs and symptoms of breast cancer include a lump in the breast, a rash, discharge from the nipple or pain in the breast area. Read more.
Baby, It’s Cold Outside
With the cold and flu season upon us, what better time to talk about temperature and that rise in body temperature known as fever. The most common cause of fever in both adults and children are infections such as the cold or flu, airway infections like croup or bronchitis, and stomach bugs. While these illnesses make you feel miserable, the good thing is they’re usually not
Why Am I Cold?
What Is Congestive Heart Failure? Know the Signs
What is congestive heart failure? As a caregiver, knowing the signs can help you improve the quality of your loved one's life.
Tips to Relieve the Common Cold
Tips to Relieve the Common Cold Although there is no cure for the common cold, here are some tricks that may give you relief Wash your hands often with antibacterial soap to get rid of germs and prevent the spread of disease. Drink plenty of fluids such as water, warm tea and clear soups. Gargle with warm salt water or use throat sprays and lozenges for a scratchy or sore throat. Spice up your meals! Spicy foods are a natural decongestant that helps…
How to Cope With Cold Sores
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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Asthma?
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What's Going Around: Common Cold
This month, we talk with professionals from Carthage Area Hospital about the common cold
Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer's Disease
Are you concerned about yourself or a loved one? Learn the 10 early signs and symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
How to Stay Warm on a Cold Night
February 11th, 2017 | Posted by Climashield From rectangular to mummy-shaped, with or without hood, synthetic, down or both, waterproof or not - there are a great many variables to take into consideration when buying a sleeping bag. High quality models tend to be a little pricey, but it’s an investment worth making if you frequently find yourself sleeping in the great outdoors. A well-chosen bag can serve you for many years, and some of them are under warranty for as long as…