Spring is the perfect time to clean out your medicine cabinet. Public Health Nurse Angie Royal explains that disposing of the left over painkillers from your surgery, the antibiotics you stopped taking because you were feeling better, and other medications can prevent poisoning, misuse and abuse.
As a parent, you probably know that using a properly installed car seat on every trip can save the life of your child. We offer certified car seat technicians to give you peace of mind knowing your child is safe while traveling.
Many falls happen around the home and many seemingly harmless things can be dangerous. With winter on its way, it’s a good time to check your house for hazards that could cause a fall. Let’s take a look at some common hazards in and around the home.
There's still lots of summer left, so it's a good time to to get active. As we age, our bodies change in ways that can increase the risk of a fall. The best way to reduce your risk of falling is to be physically active, so you can stay independent and stay on your feet. Including physical activity also reduces blood pressure, reduces the risk of heart disease, and maintains bone density. Patrick Nowak explains.
You do not need to be “knocked out” or to lose consciousness to have a concussion. Signs and symptoms could be immediate or they may be delayed and not show for a period of time.
After a person has suffered a concussion they may not be able to accurately assess their condition and they may think they are physically fit to return to the activity.