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Grandpa's Coming to Town: Elderly Injury Prevention

December 15, 2017

Seeing your parents as anything less than invincible can be difficult. As loved ones grow older, certain hazards become more prevalent. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2.8 million adults over the age of 65 are treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries every year.
Girl with Seasonal Affective Disorder looking out winter window

Depression During the Holidays

December 01, 2017

Every winter, a common myth surfaces stating that suicide rates increase during the holidays. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this notion is not only false but also hinders suicide prevention.1 In addition, this rumor takes away attention from a real issue that occurs during this time of year: seasonal affective disorder.
Woman preparing healthy Thanksgiving dish

Managing Diabetes During Thanksgiving

November 22, 2017

Thanksgiving is almost here. Your friends and family are gathered and enjoying a delicious turkey. When dessert time rolls around, everyone happily grabs a slice of pumpkin pie or peach cobbler. Instead, you cautiously eye each plate. Living with diabetes, you know the struggle of enjoying Thanksgiving and other holidays celebrated with lavish meals.
Child Dressed as Doctor for Halloween

Avoiding a Trick or Treat Emergency this Halloween

October 12, 2017

While your little ones are busy figuring out their costume, you’re probably worried about how to keep them safe this Halloween. We’ve put together a few safety tips to help you and your family avoid a trip to the hospital this October.