Alcohol and Dementia

Alcohol and Dementia

Is there a link between alcohol use and dementia? It makes sense that there would be since the acute effects of alcohol primarily impact our central nervous system.  More research needs to be done but the research that has been done consistently indicates that long...
COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccine

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic in the United States in March of 2020, our country has been awaiting the good news of a vaccine that can give us another tool to fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that there are authorized and recommended COVID-19 vaccines...
Sippy Cups and Your Child’s Teeth

Sippy Cups and Your Child’s Teeth

As soon as teeth appear in the mouth, decay can occur. One of the risk factors for early childhood caries (sometimes called baby bottle tooth decay or nursing mouth syndrome) is frequent and prolonged exposure of a baby’s teeth to liquids, such as fruit juice, milk or...
Quitting Tobacco: You can do it!

Quitting Tobacco: You can do it!

Do you smoke or use chewing tobacco? Rarely a day goes by without a magazine, newspaper, or TV news report carrying a message about tobacco-related medical problems — the dangers of lung disease, cancer, heart problems and low-birth weight babies. Perhaps you even...
Getting a Good Night’s Rest

Getting a Good Night’s Rest

What’s the magic number when it comes to how much sleep you need each night? Experts say we should aim for at least seven or eight hours in order to thrive the next day. Sleep allows us to recharge our brains and bodies. However, in today’s jam-packed world of always...
Be Well Stay Well

Be Well Stay Well

We have been dealing with COVID-19 since March… that’s a long 8 months! Unfortunately, it does not seem to be getting better but worse. We are all starting to feel the effects of it mentally, physically and emotionally. How do we overcome this pandemic as an...
Live Tobacco Free

Live Tobacco Free

Tobacco. The first thing that comes to mind for a few of us are: stress relief, morning coffee, post meal, gross or bad habit. I’m not going to bore all of us with tobacco is bad and you should not use tobacco products. We all know that. We all know we shouldn’t use...