Two more cases of fungal meningitis were confirmed Tuesday by the Florida Department of Health.
According to the U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this brings the total number of cases to 231 - with 15 deaths across 15 states.
It's that time of year for back to school check-ups and vaccinations. Parents can often feel overwhelmed with the task of addressing so many health concerns in a brief amount of time.
For some parents vaccinating their children can be stressful and cause a considerable amount of worry. So here are a few tips to make back to school check-ups and vaccinations go in little more smoothly:
Amid the warnings to keep your skin coated in sunscreen, wear appropriate clothing, and watch for questionable freckles, there are still cases of melanoma that would have been hard to prevent.
People move - find new homes, new neighborhoods, new cities, new schools and new friends - and that can be all well and good. In fact, many people take all of that in stride and have a pretty good idea on how to proceed with a move in order to get settled in quickly and efficiently.
If you ask a young woman whether her mother spoke with her about puberty and preparation for starting her period, she might say, “No, I learned from my friends.” More then likely, when you ask her mom if she had “the talk” with her daughter, she will say “Yes.” Often, the reason is that unless there was something momentous about the occasion; it may not have been memorable enough for the daughter to recall.
There are days when I catch a glimpse of myself in the mirror and I find myself thinking, “Who is that person”? Then I suck in the areas I can, hold up the parts that need to be lifted and suddenly for a quick second I catch a glimpse of the old me.
So I managed to do my ankle in, which landed me in an Aircast and crutches. I know what you’re thinking and for the record, I was not walking and texting. In fact, I was attempting to walk and talk at the VERY same time and managed to go over on my ankle. It’s a good thing I wasn’t chewing gum or I may have ended up in a full body cast.
Peggy Fleming is one inspiring lady. Not only is she a three-time world champion and Olympic gold medalist in the sport of figure skating, she's also a busy mom and grandmother.
And since she's spent so much time on the ice, Peggy has dealt with her fair share of colds. She's recently partnered with Robitussin for their Simple Acts of Relief campaign, which is 100 days long and is designed to help cold sufferers get back their health.
We've all experienced it - the stuffy nose, sore throat, exhausted feeling that has you reaching for the thermometer.
There's nothing worse than getting bogged down with a bad cold, especially during the holiday season. So here are ten easy tips for fighting off winter colds:
Your body needs lots of it! That means instead of running all those errands, you get yourself in bed. You need to save your energy in order for your immune system to get rid of that cold.
2. Drink Plenty of Fluids
There are certain things you know to expect when having your first baby. You read the books to learn about being a mother; you talk to friends about their own experiences, and you prepare yourself as much as possible before the big day arrives.