Top 10 Things Women Can Do to Stay on Top of Their Health

Too many women have a bad habit of only going to the doctor when something is wrong. Women who are wives, mothers, and leaders at work are accustomed to putting others first and prioritize their health after all their other tasks are completed. Even if you haven’t been to the doctor in years, it’s never too late to take control of your health. Here are some of the easiest ways for you to get your health back on track.

What Does the Color of My Phlegm Mean?

Though self-analysis of one’s own phlegm is an insufficient substitute for a visit to your family physician, there’s no harm in learning. Today, we’re going to break down what the color of your phlegm can tell you about your health, when you’re in the clear, and when it’s time to visit a professional. Sound simple? Great! It’s time to shine a light on the color of your phlegm.

Could These 7 Old Illnesses Make a Return?

As if you don’t have enough to worry about with a tumultuous economy and unprecedented political strife, a number of old-world illnesses are on the verge of a comeback. Today, we take a look at the numerous infections, diseases, and viruses that the medical community believe may make a comeback.

Are Hand Dryers as Clean as Everyone Thinks?

No one likes public toilets, especially in those situations when you’re using it after someone else and the seat is still warm. They’re often associated with unhygienic places, being dirty, smelly, and a breeding ground for diseases. Most people are glad when they see a hand dryer as they don’t have to touch one of those icky cloth towels you access via a rotary dispenser. But, what if you found out these hand dryers might not be as hygienic as you think?

5 Must Know Facts About COPD

COPD is the name for a group of diseases that affect the airflow into our lungs. It encompasses a variety of diseases, but the three most common sub-groups are chronic bronchitis, emphysema, and refractory asthma. All of these diseases are different, but have a lot of things in common, including the fact that they will all continue to get worse over time and are incurable. There are things that you can do to mitigate the damage from COPD, but you cannot reverse damage once it has occurred. If you or someone you love has recently been diagnosed with COPD, you probably have a lot of questions. Here are some facts your doctor may not have told you.

Measles Awareness: What to Do If Your Child’s Been Exposed

If your child is exposed to the measles in any way, it’s easy to panic, but there are some key facts that you should know before you take action. Today, let’s talk about the best course of action to take if your child is exposed to the measles.

How to Best Care for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Being a caregiver for a loved one suffering from Alzheimer’s disease poses many challenges, but it can also be very rewarding to know you’re being helpful and offering comfort. How you handle your role in providing care and support is an important part of making the journey through Alzheimer’s as easy as possible for you and your loved one. Start with the basics of relationship, pain management, and self-care to lay the foundation for a positive experience.