Don’t skip screening! National Breast
Cancer Awareness Month is a reminder to
get a mammogram, starting at age 40.
Don’t live with joint pain or
immobility. Honor National Physical
Therapy Month by seeing a therapist to
It’s that time of year again: Flu season
in the U.S. can arrive as early as
October, so get your shot now.
Already missing your summer produce?
Fall has plenty to offer. Get your fill
of squash, pumpkin and more.
It’s SIDS Awareness Month. Do all you
can to prevent it, starting with placing
your child on its back or side to sleep.
It’s National Depression Screening Day.
If you or someone you love is
struggling, get help by getting
Don’t let fall allergies keep you from
enjoying time in nature. Try
over-the-counter meds, or see your MD
Let fall serve as a reminder to
check/replace carbon monoxide batteries
(2X a year) and replace smoke alarm
Planning a campout? Stay warm and dry
with appropriate clothing and put a
plastic ground cloth under your tent.
It’s easy to get dehydrated without
noticing. Drink lots of water to boost
your immunity and fight illness like the
Antibiotics fight bacterial infections,
but don’t work on colds or flu. See your
MD to get proper care when you’re sick.
It’s World Arthritis Day. If you’re
suffering with joint pain and not
getting relief, see your MD for help.
It’s Bone and Joint Health Action Week.
Protect yours against osteoporosis with
regular exercise like walking.
Make jack-o-lantern carving safer by
using a kit designed specifically for
it—and plenty of adult supervision.
Don’t go with a nasal mist for flu
protection in 2016-17, according to the
CDC. This year, they recommend a shot
Summer may be over, but your skin still
needs protection. Wear an SPF and
safeguard your skin through fall and
Don’t just toss the seeds when you carve
your pumpkin. Roast them! A half-cup of
pumpkin seeds makes a healthy snack.
Could you stand to lose a few pounds?
Losing weight not only improves your
health but relieves joint stress, too.
Stop pink eye with two key tips: Always
wash your hands and avoid touching your
eyes when you haven’t washed up.
It’s World Osteoporosis Day. Safeguard
your bones with exercise, a healthy diet
and plenty of calcium and vitamin D.
Mix up your workout routine this fall
and cross a chore off your list: Raking
leaves burns about 330 calories per
Recent studies show the flu vaccine can
cut your risk of illness by about 50-60
percent. Get your shot today!
Spending time outdoors boosts your
vitamin D, improves mood and may even
help with concentration and faster
Candles in your jack-o-lantern are a
fire hazard. Choose nonflammable lights
like glow sticks instead.
Breast Cancer Awareness Month may be
almost over, but there’s still time to
schedule your mammogram. Do it today!
Don’t let game day turn into a junk food
fest. Trade in your chips and dips for
veggies and Greek yogurt.
If you haven’t picked up any Halloween
candy yet, don’t. Wait until Halloween
to avoid the temptation to treat
Probiotics like yogurt and kefir help
boost your immune system and may help
fight cold and flu. Enjoy some today!.
Got back pain? Studies show physical
therapy may be equal to surgery for
degenerative disk disease. See a
Is your child’s Halloween costume safe?
Help ensure they’ll be seen in the dark
by adding reflective tape as needed.
Trick-or-treating tonight? Be sure you
and your kiddos carry flashlights to
light your path and be visible to