Breathe Better for Healthy Lung Month

Breathe Better for Healthy Lung Month

October is a lung-friendly time. It’s National Healthy Lung Month, encouraging us to pay attention to our lungs and to increase awareness of things in our environment that might harm our lungs. October 28th is Lung Health Day, and the week of October 25-30 is...
Healthier Alternatives for Fall

Healthier Alternatives for Fall

Saying goodbye to the lazy days of summer is never easy. The transition into fall is easier when we remember what the season means: apples, pumpkins, harvested vegetables, and our favorite comfort foods. Enjoying the traditional fall foods can put a wrench in the...
The Impact of Breast Cancer On Mental Health

The Impact of Breast Cancer On Mental Health

According to a 2021 report in the British Journal of Cancer, being diagnosed with breast cancer can lead to four different types of mental health issues: non-specific distress, post-traumatic stress, depression, and anxiety. If you have an existing mental health...
Polio outbreak in New York State

Polio outbreak in New York State

Thanks to massive vaccination campaigns around the world, polio cases dropped by 99% since the late 1980s. Now, evidence of polio outbreaks is showing up in wastewater in the United States with its first case of paralytic polio in decades in an unvaccinated individual...