Vaping Sets Up Teenagers for Serious Illnesses

Female With An Electronic CigaretteThe effect of vaping on teenagers’ lungs is in the news. And the news is pretty shocking. Colorado, Utah, Wisconsin, Illinois, and Oregon are just some of the states that have reported teens hospitalized with serious respiratory illnesses. At least four other states have reported vaping-related deaths. Lung disease that threatens a young person’s life is tragic. However, it’s not the only reason parents should…

8 Ways for Seniors to Create a Safer Living Space

71919070 S Senior Stairs Man Carpet StepEvery 11 seconds in the United States, a senior citizen is treated in the hospital after experiencing a fall. Many of these falls result in a traumatic injury, such as a broken hip or brain damage. They can trigger a downward spiral into poor health. They can rob older adults of their independence. What’s a senior to do? During September, Falls Prevention Awareness month, the…

Plantar Fasciitis Can Be a Big Deal

33033803 A Man Has Soreness In His Arch.Here’s what Dallas football player Amari Cooper had to say about his pre-season troubles with heel pain: “Yeah, so, plantar fasciitis, you just got to do a lot of stretching, a lot of treatment, but it’s not a big deal.” Not so fast, cowboy. Plantar fasciitis can be a big deal. Let’s take a closer look at this common type of heel pain. What is…

Back to School: Time to Take Care of Yourself

13367392 Studio Shot Of A Young Woman Massaging Her Right Foot“Moooooooom!” “Daaaaaaaad!” These are common refrains all year round – even more frequent when the kids are home for the summer. But once school’s back in session, hopefully, you’ve got more time in the day that you can call your own. Use that time to take care of you. And don’t forget to include good foot care. Why you should focus on foot care You…