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

Prevent a Heart Attack with these 5 Simple Tips

Roughly 610,000 people die of a heart attack in the United States every year. A heart attack is no laughing matter. Having a heart attack requires emergency medical care. As soon as you recognize that you or someone you know is experiencing the symptoms of a heart attack, head to the nearest hospital immediately. The major … Continued