Do’s and Don’ts of Mowing the Lawn

14238529 Man Mowing The Lawn In The Yard Of A Country HouseHospital emergency rooms care for thousands of lawn mower-related injuries every year in the United States. A great number of those injuries involve the lower limbs. And, sadly, children make up a large amount of those injured. Keeping yourself and your family safe while mowing the lawn begins with awareness of the dangers. Then, commit yourself to the steps that will help you avoid them.…

Athlete’s Foot: When Fungus Finds a Comfy Home in Your Feet

82090154 Woman With Athlete Foot In The RoomDermatophytes are fungi that like to take up residence in people’s feet and toes, causing athlete’s foot. The fungi enter through the front door – a cut or scrape on the foot. They sit down in a comfy chair – like the space between your toes.  These ‘guests’ open the fridge and find stuff they like to snack on – such as hair, skin, and…

COVID-19 and People with Underlying Conditions

13904812 M Patient Waiting Room TabletRecently, the Centers for Disease Control expanded its list of underlying health conditions that put people at an increased risk of severe complications from COVID-19. The list now includes those who suffer from the following health conditions: coronary artery disease COPD obesity chronic kidney disease high blood pressure moderate to severe asthma liver disease pregnancy smoking type 2 diabetes. Diabetes and COVID-19 Type 2 diabetes…

How to Keep Your Children Safe at the Park

Mother And Baby In Autumn. Fall Outdoor Family Fun.Wondering how to keep your children safe while enjoying summer activities like visiting a park? The novel coronavirus hasn’t been magically eradicated. It’s still around. We should all take precautions to stay well. You may be wondering, is it safe to take your children to a state park? Public parks in Ohio reopened several weeks ago. But that doesn’t mean you should throw caution to…