So, You’ve Been Vaccinated

Getting vaccinated is an exciting step toward enjoying the activities we knew and love before the pandemic, but a shot in the arm won’t magically solve all our problems. After close to a year of pandemic fatigue, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released new guidelines for people Read more…

February is National Heart Month

Many people have hearts on their minds in the month of February. This not only holds true for the holiday built to celebrate love, Valentine’s Day, but also marks American Heart Month. The American Heart Association designates February as awareness month to remind people to focus on maintaining healthy hearts Read more…

Chamomile Tea for Anxiety

Ah, there’s nothing like a cup of hot chamomile tea to soothe the nerves. Chamomile has been used medicinally for thousands of years and was known by ancient Greek, Roman, and Egyptian cultures. It is usually made into a tisane or an herbal tea without actual caffeinated leaves from a Read more…

Is Salt Essential?

Sodium is a mineral that’s essential for life. Everyone needs salt for fluid balance, as well as muscle and nerve functions.  Salt is an essential nutrient that the body is unable to produce by itself. The human body needs a small amount of sodium to work properly. Sodium is just Read more…

September is Emergency Preparedness Month

Disasters do not plan ahead, but we can. September is National Preparedness Month and encourages people to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools, and communities. The effort is led by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). The 2020 National Preparedness Month’s theme is “Disasters Don’t Read more…

UV Safety Month

The summer months are known for being hot, hot, and HOT! There are many benefits to being outdoors in the sunlight, such as exercising, swimming, and getting a daily supply of Vitamin D. July is when summer is in full swing and it is also UV Safety Awareness month. UV Read more…