Five ways to avoid costly repetitive stress injuries

Five ways to avoid costly repetitive stress injuries (ARA) – Some may think that injuries in the workplace only happen to those who work high-intensity jobs like construction workers, firefighters or police officers. But you’re probably unaware that sitting at your computer and typing – something you do every day – can leave you at…

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Distinguishing the difference between fact and fiction this flu season

Distinguishing the difference between fact and fiction this flu season Nurses separate fact from fiction so you can stay healthy this flu season (ARA) – It’s that time of year again – flu season. The weather is turning colder and the sweaters are coming out of the closet, along with the sniffles, coughing, sneezing, sore…

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Decipher a headache’s clues to determine most effective treatment

Decipher a headache’s clues to determine most effective treatment options (ARA) – Nothing ruins a perfectly fine day quite like a headache. The pain can be impeding, disorienting and sometimes even nauseating. Roughly 45 million Americans suffer from recurring headaches, according to the National Headache Foundation. However, not all headaches are created equal. There are…

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What you need to know when stomach flu strikes your home

What you need to know when stomach flu strikes your home (ARA) – With the stomach flu season upon us, parents know that the stomach flu could be lurking on any doorknob or shared toy. Unfortunately, what parents don’t know could be making the symptoms of stomach flu worse for little ones. When a child…

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Five easy ways to combat cold and flu season

Five easy ways to combat cold and flu season (ARA) – The chillier days bring more than cool air, colorful foliage and long sleeves. They also mark the beginning of cold and flu season. The common cold leads to 75 million to 100 million physician visits annually, reports The American Journal of Medicine. Five to…

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