What to Expect in the Emergency Room

By John Resch
What to expect in an emergency room

No matter what, visiting an emergency room is a stressful experience. Staff members strive to do everything possible to make patients feel safe and comfortable. However, there are eight tips everyone should understand to help an ER visit go as smoothly as possible:

How to eat like an Olympian

By Kary Woodruff
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For Olympic athletes training for a gold medal, it is more than just hours spent practicing their sport. Ask any Olympian and they’ll tell you that nutrition is also a major component of their training plan. Improper fueling during training and competition can mean the difference between first and second place, so following a sound nutrition plan is essential for optimal performance and recovery. While you may not be training up to 6 hours a day, 6 days per week, eating like an Olympian can certainly help you to achieve your performance goals. Here are key points to develop your nutrition plan.

What’s all the hype about listeria and should you be concerned about it?

By Steven Tew
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Listeria.

If you’re like many people, you may have never heard of the term until this week.

Listeria has been thrust into the national spotlight as several companies throughout the country, including Blue Bell Creameries, Sabra Dipping Co. and Amy’s Kitchen, have recalled potentially contaminated products due to several illnesses and deaths that may have been caused by listeria.