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Latex Allergies

The term “latex” refers to the protein in the sap of the Brazilian rubber tree (Hevea brasiliensis). It also refers to “natural rubber products” made from that sap. Latex is in many everyday products: balloons rubber bands condoms and diaphragms rubber household gloves rubber balls bandages and more Contact with these products can cause an […]

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Norovirus

Norovirus is a highly contagious virus that causes sudden onset of severe vomiting and diarrhea. It is spread through direct contact with an infected person, ingesting food or water that is contaminated, or touching contaminated surfaces and then putting your hands in your mouth. Interestingly, norovirus has caused many outbreaks, specifically on cruise liners. Norovirus […]

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Understanding Heart Failure

Defining ‘Heart Failure’ Heart failure is a medical condition where the heart is unable to circulate blood normally, leading to symptoms of poor circulation or fluid retention, shortness of breath or leg swelling. Often, heart failure is due to either a weakened heart muscle or stiff heart muscle. Signs & Symptoms of Early Heart Failure Heart failure […]

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Adults Need Vaccines Too!

Immunizations are not just something you need to get as a child anymore.  Instead, they are an essential part of preventative care and overall well being. Get Immunized for a Healthier Life Immunizations help you live a longer and healthier life.  According to the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC): Immunizations prevent more than 21 […]

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