Winter is the perfect time for many individuals to begin or recommit to a physical fitness routine. Regular exercise can help combat the winter blues while boosting overall health and happiness. But too much too soon can lead to serious consequences. From pulling a muscle to spraining an ankle during an overenthusiastic dance move, sports […]
How Safe Is Your Vehicle?
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently launched a new campaign to remind vehicle owners to regularly check for open recalls. There were nearly 900 recalls in 2015, affecting 51 million vehicles. According to NHTSA findings, an average of 25 percent of recalled vehicles are not taken in for repairs. When a vehicle is recalled, […]
The Third Leading Cause of Death in the U.S. May Surprise You
The statistics are disturbing. According to a 2013 article in the Journal of Patient Safety, the number of preventable deaths related to medical malpractice was estimated at over 400,000 per year. Recent data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state that heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United […]
Keep Your Heart Healthy
National Heart Month is observed in February each year, but it’s important to take care of your heart all year long. After all, heart disease is the number one cause of death in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Healthy Heart Tips Here are some tips for a healthy […]