The Health Dangers of Low Humidity in the Home

Most people are aware of the discomfort caused by low humidity in their homes. Everyone has experienced the dreaded static shock from touching something. You may also experience dry nasal passages, itchy skin, scratchy eyes, sore throat and even headaches. However,...
Older Adults Should Consider Vaccination Update

Older Adults Should Consider Vaccination Update

Most American adults believe the vaccinations they received as a child are good for life, but it may be time for a vaccine booster. The reason we were taught vaccines were once and done is because of the theory of herd protection. Herd protection results when most...
Flavonoids and Good Health are Linked

Flavonoids and Good Health are Linked

Flavonoids and good health are linked. Science has shown that diets richer in fruits and vegetable produce better health in people. People who avoid fruits and vegetables tend to develop more health problems. A variety of reasons are proposed by the experts from fiber...
Older Adults are at a Greater Risk for Sepsis

Older Adults are at a Greater Risk for Sepsis

Older adults are at a greater risk for Sepsis, which is an illness that can kill you before you realize you have it. Even survival from sepsis can have lasting health consequences. So it is important to understand what sepsis is, how you get it, and how to recognize...
Reduce the Risk of Flu for Older Adults

Reduce the Risk of Flu for Older Adults

It is important to reduce the risk of flu for older adults. To reduce your risk of getting the flu the CDC recommendations state: Get a flu shot Try to avoid close contact with sick people. Cover your nose and mouth with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the...