Halloween by the Numbers

Halloween is almost here! Grab a handful of candy and take a few minutes to read up about the numbers behind everyone’s favorite spooky holiday. Nearly 51,000 acres of land in America are dedicated to growing pumpkins, each of which …

Halloween Safety Tips

Before you get too wrapped up in the excitement of candy and costumes, it’s important to take some safety precautions for you and your family – a safe Halloween ensures everyone has a great time! Even if you plan to …

Inflammatory Breast Cancer – Signs and Symptoms

It may be a surprise to many individuals that there are many different forms of breast cancer. One rare and aggressive form is Inflammatory Breast Cancer (IBC). IBC tends to appear as an area of irritated, red, swollen skin on …

Self Breast Exams Do Save Lives

Approximately one in eight women will develop breast cancer, as will approximately one in 100 men. Advances are constantly being made in breast cancer research, making treatment more effective. No matter how far treatment advances, though, the most important step …

Tips on Preventing Pneumonia

Pneumonia is, simply put, an infection in the lungs. It ranges dramatically in severity, from cases so mild the patient may not even be aware he is sick to cases so severe that the disease may lead to death. Even …