Coronavirus, Social Distancing, and Self Quarantine

What is social distancing? Social distancing is the practice of deliberately placing physical space between people. It is recommended that people stay at least six feet from each other to avoid [...]

COVID-19: your questions answered

Q: What is the coronavirus (COVID-19)? A: Coronavirus (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease that spreads from person to person. This virus was discovered while an outbreak in Wuhan, China, was [...]

5 Ways to Combat the Flu This Flu Season

The season has just changed and with the change in weather, many of you might be experiencing symptoms of a flu virus. Flu is one of the most common diseases in people all over the world. The CDC [...]

Management of Hypertension and Heart Disease In Cold Weather

Damp and cold Alabama winters can be troublesome if you have heart disease or hypertension. Cold weather can worsen symptoms by causing an increase in your heart rate and an increase in blood [...]

Is Cold Weather Making You Ache? How To Alleviate Arthritis In The Winter

For most people, winter is a time of hot chocolate, holiday shopping, and fuzzy sweaters. But for some, winter can be a time of pain, joint stiffness, and fatigue. If you have arthritis, you know [...]

Freezing Temperatures Might be Making Your Asthma Worse

Sometimes good things give you the worst experiences. This is being said after identifying that the cold weather is arguably the most beautiful and delightful weather of the year. Yet, it becomes [...]

Feeling Blue After The Holidays? Here’s How To Get Back On Track

The holidays were a time of merriment, joy, laughter, and family togetherness. Since they were so full of gift-giving and cheer, you may wonder “why am I still feeling so down?” This reaction [...]

Going Keto? Let’s Look At the Science Behind the Diet

You’ve more than likely heard about the ketogenic diet. From celebrities to influencers, everybody is getting behind the keto-craze as they say keto to help in everything from acne to [...]

Do You Need a Mental Health Day?

If you are among the 48% of Americans who consider themselves a workaholic, you may be refusing to take a day off for your mental health. You may not like taking a day off from work, but it can [...]

Top Ways to Reduce Holiday Anxiety

Most people look forward to the holiday season and the beginning of the New Year. It provides them with an opportunity to spend some quality time with their family and friends, take some days off [...]