They battle fires, save lives and make our communities safe. Now, 15 firefighters from seven Salt Lake County fire agencies will be put to the ultimate test: A three-month challenge to see who can make the most improvements in their heart health and win the 2014 My Heart Challenge.
Nearly 75 million adults have been diagnosed with high blood pressure, or hypertension, in the United States. That is one out of every three adults. This is why you, the patient, must be an active and involved partner in combating the illness.
The Motorcycle Safety Foundation states that with operation of a motorcycle, as with any other motor vehicle, is a task that involves visual and perceptual functions, cognitive and attention capabilities and motor skills responses. Make sure you follow these tips for maximum safety during riding season.
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: