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.
Advanced planning for you and/or your loved one’s estate and your end-of-life medical care can eliminate some of the stress we can face at the end stages of life.
These days, as more cases are confirmed in the US, we’re hearing more than an earful about the Zika virus.
AtlantiCare Neurosurgeon Jorge Eller, MD, reminds you that, when it comes to stroke, remembering to BE FAST could be life-saving.
We use all sorts of metaphors to describe how we’re feeling– but it’s rare that we actually talk about our mental health. May is National Mental Health Month, which helps raise awareness for mental health issues and encourages people to talk about living with mental health conditions.