I Can’t Get Sick Now: 4 Ways to Stay Healthy During the Holidays

The holidays are here. Time to get ready for the festivities. It's also time to take care of yourself. This might be the time for social gatherings and gift-giving, but it's also flu season. The last thing you want is to get sick while everyone else is busy planning parties. Here are four steps you can take to keep yourself healthy during the holidays. Keep the Germs Away Whether you're out shopping, or attending parties, you're going to come in contact with people and germy surfaces. Read More 

Is A Wellness Program Right For Your Business?

As a small business owner, your expenses for offering health insurance to your employees can account for a significant portion of your budget. Fortunately for you, the implementation of a wellness program in your business can not only lower your health care costs, but also be beneficial in other ways. If you are considering a wellness program for your business, here is what you need to know.   Why Start a Wellness Program? Read More 

Should You Be Concerned About Hip Pain During Your Pregnancy?

Hip pain is common during pregnancy. The pain is usually the result of changes that occur as your baby grows. Even though the pain might be directly related to your pregnancy, it is important to not ignore it. If you are experiencing hip pain, here is what you need to know.   What Causes Hip Pain? There are several pregnancy-related causes that could be causing your hip pain. For instance, the relaxin hormone might be to blame.  During pregnancy, your body releases the hormone to help relax your muscles and joints for the upcoming labor.  Unfortunately, the hormone can cause your hip to become more sensitive to trauma, such as falling, which can lead to hip pain. Read More 

Worried That Your Child Has Autism? How Can You Choose A Pediatrician?

If you're like many parents, you may not be confident in your ability to distinguish between normal toddler or preschooler behavior and actions that can indicate autism. However, parental intuition is very rarely wrong, and your early worries about autism could be determined to be well-founded after a few visits to a pediatrician who has time to observe your child's behavior and interactions with others. On the other hand, even getting your child to a pediatrician in the first place can be a challenge if he or she is especially strong-willed and resistant to anything out of his or her normal routine. Read More 

Tips For Finding The Perfect Hearing Aids

Getting your first hearing aids is a big step, and there are a few things that you can do to make sure it's a positive aspect of your life. Here are some steps to take to find hearing aids that are a good fit for you.  Talk About Your Lifestyle Needs When you get your hearing aids fitted with an audiologist, it's helpful to first sit down with the doctor to discuss how you'll be using the hearing aids. Read More