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Take care to avoid food poisoning

May 5, 2017

The warmer months of the year have arrived and it is this time of year that I typically see more cases of foodborne illnesses or food poising. The CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) states that anybody can get food poising but most people do not think about it until they or someone they […]


Preventing hearing loss

April 27, 2017

You are sitting down talking to a friend or a family member and they are constantly asking you to repeat what you just said. Not only is it aggravating to you and the person with the hearing problem, it stops the easy flow of communicating. Dr. Jennifer Derebery of the House Ear Clinic and Institute […]


Take precautions when flying with medical conditions

April 21, 2017

It comes without a doubt that with our increasingly mobile society, traveling may occur anytime of the year but the warmer months of the calendar usually seem to see the majority of the traveling. Remember that traveling with the elderly or those with medical problems can make the journey much harder. There are times when […]


Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder among the elderly

March 31, 2017

We all know children that just seem to have difficulty staying in their seats. We see them squirming around, having trouble awaiting their turns in games and fidgeting with their hands. We typically see this in little boys and it is known as Attention Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). The truth is that we also miss […]


Preventing and treating the most common allergies

March 24, 2017

Many of us look forward to the start of the spring season and the warmer weather it brings, but unfortunately with that weather comes a very unwelcome condition, Allergies. It is estimated by the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of American that 50 million people, nearly one out of every five persons, suffer from allergies in […]


When should the elder driver stop driving?

March 10, 2017

One of the more sensitive events of aging happens when the time comes to question whether a family member should still drive. So many times a minor fender bender will prompt a family member, or in some cases the authorities, to ask if the time for driving has passed. This is a sensitive question. The […]


Healthy choices today help during senior years

March 3, 2017

On so many occasions I hear people lament about getting older. They feel that their youth is gone and certain parts of their life are also gone. I remind them that if they do not get older the alternative is not good, death. For some, a chuckle ensues for others, I am not sure what […]


Does it matter if your doctor is male or female?

February 24, 2017

We all have our preferences in life. Some of us prefer ice cream while others prefer cake. While others, must have them both to be happy. A preference is a term that is used in relation to choosing between alternatives. It is evaluating a choice or liking or disliking an object or situation. These preferences […]


Key changes in lifestyle can decrease cancer risk

February 17, 2017

One of the most feared words in the language of any society are the words that denote cancer. Even though the outlook for treatment of many cancers has improved, the word sends chills up and down the spines of most people. What is more important though is the fact that most people are not aware […]


Fat shaming is wrong and harmful

February 9, 2017

As society changes, we are seeing more people vocalize their displeasure with how others may live their lives. Obesity seems to be one of the conditions to which some are very negative. Fat shaming is a term that is used to describe this. Fat shaming is the act of poking fun of someone for being […]


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