The start of the school year is just around the corner! Follow these tips to help ensure a smooth, healthy transition to your new school schedule.
As a neurosurgeon – and someone who has seen the ill effects of poor safety choices– I stress to my family, friends and coworkers the importance of taking proper precautions when participating in outdoor activities to prevent injury.
It's a beautiful day – the sun is shining, the birds are chirping. What could be more perfect than a bike ride? But wait! Before you hop on your bike and ride, let's discuss how to stay safe on two wheels.
Although it feels great to soak up all that sun on the beach, in the backyard, or on the tennis court, excessive exposure to ultraviolet rays can harm your skin, cause premature skin aging, and put you at higher risk of developing skin cancer.
It's no fun to get sick at any time of year, but coming down with a cold - or worse - while you're on vacation just seems unfair. Follow these tips to help keep you healthy - and prepared - for preventing summer illness.
The Jersey Shore is a great spot to enjoy all sorts of summer activities and fun. To maximize your summer fun, follow these tips from AtlantiCare providers to have a safe, happy, and health SUMMER OF FAMILY FUN.
A few days ago, your little one came home from day camp feeling unwell. She had a fever and her appetite disappeared. Later, you spotted red blisters on her feet. The next day, you took her to the doctor. Her diagnosis? Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).
Fruits and vegetables are a staple in a healthy diet, but fresh, unwashed produce can harbor bacteria, fungi, and other microbes in addition to trace amounts of chemicals. Washing your produce before you eat it will help remove dirt, bacteria, garden pests and residual pesticides.
Dads offer great advice. Learn what AtlantiCare providers learned from their fathers.
Summer is my favorite time of the year. I especially enjoy experiencing the Jersey Shore with my family and friends. But it’s also a time that we see back injuries at AtlantiCare’s Trauma Center and Neurosciences Institute. Most of these injuries can be avoided.