Why Are Vaccines So Important?

Vaccines are the most effective way to protect yourself and your community from infectious disease and costly hospital bills. If more people in a population get vaccinated, it lowers the risk for those who can’t. Unlike most medicines, which treat or cure diseases you already have, vaccines work to prevent them. All vaccines undergo rigorous … Continued

Four Tips to Stay Healthy This Winter

Winter weather means a higher risk of getting a cold, flu, bronchitis or even COVID-19. Like flu, the coronavirus is a respiratory illness that affects the upper (sinuses, nose and upper throat) or lower (windpipe and lungs) respiratory tract. However, COVID-19 appears to spread more easily, cause more serious illness in some people and make … Continued

5 Common Boating Accidents and Injuries

Water skiing, a leisurely putt around the lake or serious yachters, people love their boats. Unfortunately, people also get hurt on boats. Accidents happen on the water for a variety of reasons. Boating accidents and injuries can be avoided if people know what to look for. All too often, people think water is a forgiving … Continued