The KETO diet...?

One of the diets that is really popular right now is the KETO diet. KETO is short for ketogenic- meaning “producing ketones”. In this...

Reason for you to get a flu shot

Flu season started in November and continues through March. The CDC recommends everyone 6 months old and up get the flu shot, but this is...

How HIGH is high blood pressure?

I’m probably going to tell my age here, but in elementary school I remember learning that normal blood pressure was 120/80 to 140/90....

Breast Cancer - Checks & Symptoms

October is breast cancer awareness month. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer among women, just behind skin cancer. Women ages...

Coping with Disaster...

The east coast has recently seen the devastation of a hurricane much like we saw in Texas last year. This may bring up feelings that you...

The Danger of Diet Soda!

I know a lot of people have concerns about obesity and the health consequences of this national epidemic. Many people, in their attempt...

Is there a test for Cancer?

Sometimes, I get asked questions like this.... Is there a test to find out if I have any kind of cancer? Mostly, this is asked by people...

The right food temperature...

Do you know what temperature you should cook your foods to in order to make sure they are safe to eat, avoiding infection like...

Are you poisoning your family?!?

Are you handling your food properly? Poor food handling can lead to bacteria infection, which in turn can lead to you being sick - very...

Scary Crab Meat - watch out!

Recently the CDC and USDA began an investigation of a multistate outbreak of Vibrio parahaemolyticus infections linked to fresh crab meat...

Mosquitoes - we hate you!

It’s that time of year when we face the challenge of the dreaded mosquito! Mosquitos are not only a nuisance, but they can can and...