Hives & It’s Causes

Urticaria, also known as hives, is an outbreak of swollen, pale red bumps or plaques (wheals) on the skin that appear suddenly — either as a result of the body’s reaction to certain allergens, or for unknown reasons. Hives usually cause itching, but may also burn or sting. They can appear anywhere on the body, including […]

Handwashing & Kids

Hand washing is an easy, inexpensive, and effective way to prevent the spread of germs and keep people healthy. For kids, washing hands can be a fun and entertaining activity. It is simple enough for even very young children to understand. Hand washing gives children and adults a chance to take an active role in their own health. Once kids […]

Snow Melting Damage

With the temperatures going into the 50’s and snow still being on many roofs, water damage is becoming a regular incident.  This picture shows a kitchen where water seeped through the roof and went through the drywall, not only destroying the ceiling and wall, but also the cabinet.  The leak went unnoticed for several hours […]

American Heart Month

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. Heart disease can often be prevented when people make healthy choices and manage their health conditions. Communities, health professionals, and families can work together to create opportunities for people […]