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June is an important month for men! Not only was Father’s Day on the 16th, but National Men’s Health Week also took place during the 10th through the 16th. This month is great for highlighting men’s health issues that they may face in their lifetime. While this is not the case for everyone, some men … Continue reading “Top Five Preventative Health Measures Men Should Take”
There is a lot of information currently circulating regarding the Coronavirus. We would like to inform you of some facts regarding this illness. Coronavirus usually causes an upper respiratory tract illness much like the common cold. Patients with this new coronavirus have had mild to severe respiratory illness with symptoms of fever, cough, body aches, fatigue and … Continue reading “YourTown Health Response to COVID-19”
February is Heart Month, a great time to learn more about your heart and how to keep it healthy. We also celebrate Go Red for Women Day on Friday, February 7. It’s a day to wear red and raise awareness about cardiovascular disease in women. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), heart disease … Continue reading “Here’s To Your Heart Health”
Ah, those infamous New Year’s resolutions… Do you tend to make – and break – the same resolutions every year? If so, you’re not alone. According to U.S. News and World Report, 80% of us will fail. One study even credits January 17 as the day that most people will bail on their fitness resolutions. … Continue reading “Small Steps To Help You Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions”
It never fails. Two days into holiday break and suddenly everyone is bored. Quick! Before the kids turn into couch potatoes glued to their video games, it’s time to come up with a game plan of your own. Here are our top 8 tips for keeping the kids active during holiday break: 1.Make a holiday … Continue reading “8 Ways to Help Kids Stay Active on Holiday Break”
Whoa. Is it just me or does it seem like the universe flipped a switch the day after Halloween to holiday mode? Every year, the holiday season starts earlier and earlier. There’s also a certain level of expectation about what we’re supposed to feel – joyful, happy, filled with good cheer. Is it any wonder … Continue reading “When The Most Wonderful Time of The Year Isn’t Wonderful”
You don’t need a doctor to tell you that Halloween can be a time of sugary sweets overload. If you’re trying to teach your family about eating healthy, what do you do? Together, we can help kids learn to enjoy the holidays without overindulging. One way is to not hand out high-calorie candy at your … Continue reading “15+ Ways To Have A Healthier Halloween”
Every year, there seems to be a debate as to whether you should get a flu shot. The answer is yes and here’s why according to our doctors.
From rip currents to dangerous marine life, the beach is full of hazards! We’ve gathered tips to keep your family safe while on vacation this summer.
There has been some debate about vaccines lately, ranging from if you need them to what the law says. Here’s what your doctors at YourTown Health want you to know!