Your Health History: An Important Story to Tell

Do you remember when you last saw your dentist?   Can you recall how many times you saw your primary care doctor last year and the reasons for the visit?   Most people don’t remember these details so it’s important to keep track of your health history.  ...

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Now that we have “sprung” forward, people are feeling tired. I know I am! Unfortunately, lack of sleep has been associated with heart disease, depression, obesity and lower life expectancy. The amount of sleep we need each night depends upon our age, health and...

Reducing Risk of Injury at Work and at Home

Take care of yourself! This often repeated friendly sign-off is also good advice. Given the frequency of many types of injury, both at home and in the workplace, it is seldom obeyed. Here are some tips to help you spot the injury risks around you and help you in...

Lowering My Risk for Colon Cancer

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Colorectal (Colon) Cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the United States. Some of the most common symptoms of colon cancer include: rectal bleeding, changes in bowel habits...