The human immune system is a bit of a mystery since we can’t see it or germs that cause illness and really don’t have 100% control over if we get sick or not. With the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, everyone is now hyperconscious about staying healthy and maintaining a healthy immune system. However, when it comes to fighting viruses, everyday precautions such as washing your hands often and avoiding sick people are key to staying well. There are ways that can boost your immune system and … [Read more...] about Strengthen Your Immune System
Today, we live in an unpredictable world, and it appears to be getting even more unpredictable. We can’t know in advance when we will get sick or have an accidental injury. Most serious health problems take us by surprise. In a life or death emergency, are you prepared to know what to do until help arrives? Most people don’t preplan for emergencies other than to know how to dial 911. Sometimes, medical emergencies require immediate intervention. Knowing what to do in a medical emergency can … [Read more...] about Medical Emergency Protocol
A fall resulting in injury can cost a life. Alarming statistics tell us that globally, an estimated 646,000 fatal falls occur each year, making it the second leading cause of unintentional injury death, after road traffic injuries. (WHO 2018) By definition, a fall is defined as an unplanned descend to the floor, ground or other lower surface with or without injury to the patient. Anyone who falls is at risk of injury but factors like age, gender, and existing medical conditions affect the … [Read more...] about Is My Fall An Emergency?
A lot of poisoning happens in the home and office, and it is crucial to adopt simple ways of avoiding it from happening. There are lots of items that can cause poisoning, which include medication, makeup items, care products, fertilizers, chemicals, alcohol, cleaning products, and lots more. It is important to prevent poisoning from occurring and here are the major reasons More than 90 percent of poisonings occur in the home.It doesn’t matter a person’s age or career anyone can be … [Read more...] about Top Ways To Prevent Poisoning
Ways to Prevent Disease and Infection Before and During Pregnancy International Prenatal Infection Prevention Month happens each February and is a worldwide observance to promote awareness of infections transmitted from mother to baby during pregnancy or during the delivery process. Prenatal infection prevention is essential for the wellbeing of the infant and the protection of the mother. (US Dept. of Health 2013) The incidence of prenatal infection depends on the causative agent; … [Read more...] about Prenatal Infection Prevention
Every June, we celebrate Men’s Health Month. It is a time to take a moment and remember and recommit to things that can lead to a longer, more productive, and happier life for men around the world. Let’s face it, the average man avoids talking about health and going to see their doctor like the plague. In fact, men are 24% less likely to have seen their primary care doctor in the last year than women. Commit To A Healthier Lifestyle But guys , the truth is that your family and friends … [Read more...] about Men’s Health
UP Social Network interviews Dr. Vincent, of Elite Care 24 hour Emergency Room, about how to prepare for vacation and what to do if you get sick while on vacation. … [Read more...] about Avoiding Sickness While On Vacation