If you feel your joints aching in the spring, it may be because your seasonal allergies are flaring up throughout your entire body – not just in the respiratory system. Pollen from trees begins the allergy cycle in the early spring, followed by grass pollination in late spring and ragweed in late summer.
Registering to become an organ donor during April is a great way to celebrate National Donate Life Month. Across the U.S., more than 120,000 people are waiting for an organ transplant. Nearly 3,000 of those people are in Ohio, according to Donate Life Ohio.
National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) highlights the importance of protecting children from preventable diseases through vaccination. Superior Med joins hundreds of communities and organizations across the nation in bringing awareness to the critical role vaccination plays in protecting children from deadly disease.
National Nutrition Month is when health officials celebrate the importance of smart choices on food and physical activity. This March, the theme is “Go Further With Food,” which reminds us that our food choices can help us achieve more — whether we’re preparing for a day at work or a sporting event.
Colorectal cancer is the second-leading cancer death in the United States, but it doesn’t need to be. It’s 90% preventable and extremely treatable when detected early through screening. Colorectal cancer often starts in the colon or rectum as a growth known as a polyp, which can turn into cancer.
Do you remember the last time you and your family sat down and had a meal together? If not, you may want to make time for it – and on a regular basis, too. According to research, family mealtime can boost social skills and self-esteem while also enhancing family relationships.
As we enter the heart of flu season, it’s important to know the best ways to protect yourself from the illness. One of the best lines of defense is to get the flu shot annually. This vaccine can prevent serious complications from the illness and protect your whole family from becoming sick.