Beware of RSV, a huge threat to the, babies, toddlers
There may be something in the air this holiday season, and it’s not snow. It’s something much less festive — respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV.
More people suddenly have high blood
Check that blood pressure reading again. You may be in more danger that you thought.
Influenza on the rise in Washington
Influenza illnesses are increasing and health officials at the Washington State Department of Health urge Washingtonians to get a flu shot now. Officials also want people to avoid spreading the flu and to know when it’s okay to be cared for at home and when they should get medical care.
Digital apps have long existed to help people lose weight or track exercise, and now, developers are providing new high-tech ways for those living with chronic pain to track key measures of their conditions – providing a solution to one of the biggest challenges patients face.
Planning to give blood at the next American Red Cross Blood drive?
Between all those holiday festivities and extra seasonal chores, it can be difficult to always stay on top of your health. Here are some easy ways to prioritize wellness this time of year.
November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month and health officials are reaching out to raise awareness.
When you check into the hospital, are you aware of whether the doctors wash their hands?
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service has issued a public health alert for possible Listeria contamination of poultry products produced by Mary’s Harvest Fresh Foods of Portland, Ore.
State health officials are already seeing influenza cases across the state, and they expect the number to rise in the coming weeks. People are urged to get a flu shot now as the best line of defense against flu.
New programs help students change majors to medicine
The need for more doctors is being felt all over the county and helping to clear the path for potential medical persons is the Masters of Arts Medical Sciences program being offered at Heritage University in collaboration with the Pacific Northwest University.
Although suicide is a difficult topic to discuss, it is an important one because prevention methods need improvement. Baylor College of Medicine’s Dr. John Oldham said.
As most women who have suffered urinary health issues know, such conditions can be irritating and uncomfortable.
Middle School AVID classes are collecting school supplies for Humble Middle School students, which was affected by Hurricane Harvey.
A consumer fair for senior citizens will take place from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Oct. 19 at the Fairbridge Inn, 1501 N. First Street.