Breaking the cycle of domestic violence
According to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, every minute, 20 people in the U.S. experience intimate partner violence, a tragedy that touches people across all geographies, genders, and demographics.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month – a month set aside to raise the awareness needed to stop the cycle of violence that affects women, men, families, and children throughout the nation.
Skin cancer: Shining light on the facts
The Blue Cross Blue Shield report found skin cancer affects over 9 million Americans under 65. Diagnoses vary across states, and the cancer is more prevalent in women but treatment cost is higher for men. The deadliest type of skin cancer, melanoma, is on the rise, particularly in men age 55 and older. Learn more data trends and signs of skin cancer.
Five Symptoms of Zika
Do you know the symptoms of zika? In this Second Opinion 5, Dr. Mark Shelly is here to tell us the five symptoms of zika. For more information: www.se...
When You Should—and Shouldn’t—Go to an Urgent Care Center
There are almost 10,000 urgent care clinics in the United States--and that number just keeps growing. But they aren't always the best option when dealing with a
Handling Food Safely on the Road
V-A-C-A-T-I-O-N! Oh, how we long for that eight letter word every summer, when millions of us eagerly get away from school and work. We take to the road in cars or recreational vehicles; live on boats; relax in beach or mountain vacation homes; and camp
No matter where we go or what we do, there is a common denominator that runs through all of our summer travels and relaxation — it's called F-O-O-D!
The "road" to food safety, however, can either be a bumpy one or smooth — depending on what precautions are taken handling meals as we travel during the summer.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's nationwide, toll-free Meat and Poultry Hotline reminds everyone that some simple, common-sense food safety rules can save a vacation from disaster. Following this advice could make…
Moderate physical activity lowers heart disease risk in young women
By AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION NEWS Women under age 50 who do moderate physical activity can lower their risk of coronary heart disease, according to a new study. Among women ages 27-44 at the start of the study, researchers found: Women with the highest level of leisure time physical activity had …