After months of cool weather, the first day of summer is finally here. Monday, June 20 marks the beginning of the summer season, giving kids plenty to celebrate when they go outside and play. However, every new season ushers in new safety concerns. Here are some ways to keep your kids protected this summer.
You can’t wait out a hernia. These injuries won’t go away on their own with rest and relaxation. While not immediately life threatening, hernias may require surgery and can become dangerous without proper care.
The best way to prevent complications from a hernia is take measures to help prevent them in the first place. Here are some tips to help you reduce the strain and avoid a hernia.
Hundreds of thousands of Americans are affected by stroke each year. While each stroke affects people differently, one notable after effect is aphasia, a neurological disorder that affects communication. This disorder affects the areas in the brain that control and affect skills like speech, listening, reading, writing, and other related abilities.
Stroke is a major contributor to aphasia, although any disease or complication that damages the left half of the brain can cause the disorder. Here’s some insight into what it’s like to live with aphasia.
Alcohol has some obvious effects on a person’s brain. From slurred speech to walking issues, a few drinks can impair some basic function for a short period, but alcohol abuse can also cause problems that can last well into sobriety.
Autism is a disorder that many people have heard of, but not everybody really understands. Also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder, autism actually encompasses many different brain development disorders. April is Autism Awareness Month, so we’ve prepared some answers to some common questions you may have about autism.
When it comes to your health, your kidneys might not be the first thing you think about. Given that more than 26 million people in the U.S. have kidney disease whether they know it or not, kidney health is something every person should take seriously. In honor of National Kidney Month, here are some things you should know about your kidneys.
Getting a good night’s rest may sound like a cliché, but it’s extremely important advice. Sleep isn’t just a time when we shut down and recharge – far from it. Our body is very active while we sleep, as it processes memories and restores our bodies through critical functions.
More than 2.3 million people across the globe are affected by multiple sclerosis (MS), with over 400,000 cases in the U.S. alone. Despite the number of people affected by MS, there are still a lot of unknowns about the disease. In this post, we’re going to cover a few common questions about MS in honor of Multiple Sclerosis Education Month.
The act of eating may be a simple, enjoyable experience for some, but for people who suffer from eating disorders, it can be serious emotional and physical struggle. Eating disorders are complex conditions that can cause serious physical and mental consequences.
Do you know the most common type of birth defect?
According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), around 40,000 babies are born with congenital heart defects every year, making it the most common type of birth defect.