Don’t Ignore an Infected Cut or Wound

Your skin is your body’s largest organ and its first line of defense. Wounds break your skin and surrounding tissue. Most of the time, your skin heals itself and repairs damages caused by a scrape or gash. But if the proper treatment isn’t applied, a wound becomes infected. An infected cut needs to be treated as … Continued

Helping Your Heart: 5 Signs You May Need an EKG Test

When you look at the statistics for heart attacks, the numbers are scary. It seems that 1 in 3 deaths in the United States is due to cardiovascular disease.  The irony is that cardiovascular disease can be detected early, and can be well managed with exercise, diet, and appropriate medication. Your heart will beat 40 … Continued

Top 5 ATV Safety Tips to Avoid Getting Hurt

Flying around corners, hitting jumps, and even just cruising through the fields on an ATV is all fun and games until someone gets hurt. Unfortunately, far too many people get hurt riding ATVs. People just don’t seem to care about ATV safety, and that lack of concern causes an astounding number of injuries. People need to educate themselves … Continued

4 Common ATV Injuries and How to Treat Them

ATVs are a blast during the summer. Picture yourself roaring down the trail with the sun on your back and the wind bringing tears to your eyes. And while ATVs are great summer fun, they can be dangerous if you don’t take proper precautions. While ATVs don’t require as much skill to ride as dirt … Continued