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Washing Your Hands: How a Simple Act Can Make a Difference

Hand hygiene has long been considered an important measure in preventing the transmission of germs, various diseases, and infections, but the COVID-19 pandemic has made even more people acutely aware...

Shining a Spotlight on Interstitial Lung Disease and Pulmonary Fibrosis

When most people think about lung disease, especially in the current climate, they think of acute infections like COVID-19, asthma, or even COPD.

Should You Get the Flu Shot This Season?

Yes! Flu shots save lives! For healthy people, the flu may be a nuisance, so the shot can reduce your risk of getting ill and losing time from work or...

Stress Urinary Incontinence: Facts You Need to Know for Better Bladder Control

Loss of bladder control, known as urinary incontinence, can be an embarrassing medical condition. Sadly, only half of the people who suffer from it discuss it with their doctor and...

The Physical Activity Pyramid and How it Can Help You

While we all know that keeping your body moving, your muscles strong, and maintaining good flexibility is good for overall health, many of us have trouble getting into the daily...

Summit Health's 3 Tips for Fall Risk Prevention in Older Adults

While the fight against COVID-19 is still top of mind for most, we must also be mindful of other health concerns that plague people every day such as mental health...

Alternative Therapies for Pregnancy Discomfort and Pain

A variety of health problems develop during pregnancy that can put a damper on the excitement of welcoming a baby into the world such as headaches, nausea, heartburn, constipation, and...

How to Stay Healthy as You Age

Not many people are happy about growing older. But while you may not look forward to aging, positive lifestyle choices and maintaining healthy habits make the process much easier.

It's Not Always COVID-19: Other Communicable Illnesses to Watch For

As the fall equinox nears and we're still in the throes of the pandemic, it's important to remember that autumn and winter are also cold-and-flu season.

Concussion: Strategies for Treatment and Prevention

A concussion is a temporary, treatable injury that people should expect to fully recover from with proper management.