Seasonal allergies, also called seasonal allergic rhinitis or hay fever, are the body’s reaction to airborne particles such as pollen or mold. This type of allergy kicks up at the times of year when certain trees, grasses, or weeds are in...More
Common signs and symptoms of the flu include: Fever over 100.4 F (38 C) Aching muscles. Chills and sweats. Headache. Dry, persistent cough. Fatigue and weakness. Nasal congestion. Sore throat.More
Flu Season is here!
Flu season typically hits its peak in the winter months, but cases begin to be reported in the fall. Influenza is a contagious respiratory illness caused by viruses in the nose, throat and lungs. Make sure to get plenty of rest, eat healthy, and...More
Spring Allergies Tree Pollen
During late winter and early spring, dormant trees bounce back to life and start releasing pollen into the air, making tree pollen a trigger for allergy symptoms. Some common culprits include birch, cedar, hickory, and walnut.2More
What causes fall and winter allergies?
Three of the most common allergens – house dust mites, animal dander and cockroach droppings – are worse in winter when there is less ventilation. Some common symptoms of indoor, winter allergies are sneezing, runny or stuffy nose...More
Allergies are one of the most common chronic diseases. A chronic disease lasts a long time or occurs often. An allergy occurs when the body’s immune system sees a substance as harmful and overreacts to it. The substances that cause allergic...More
What Are E-cigarettes?
E-cigarettes are electronic devices that heat a liquid and produce an aerosol, or mix of small particles in the air. E-cigarettes come in many shapes and sizes. Most have a battery, a heating element, and a place to hold a liquid. Some...More
What’s the Bottom Line on the Risks of E-cigarettes for Kids, Teens, and Young Adults?
The use of e-cigarettes is unsafe for kids, teens, and young adults. Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine. Nicotine is highly addictive and can harm adolescent brain development, which continues into the early to mid-20s.1 E-cigarettes can contain...More
Dawson Elementary 2021 Zoom Presentation
Thank you Coaches very much to let us be apart of your Zoom PE Classes! The students were awesome and participated in all the questions and discussions after our videos and presentations. We had 321 students in Zoom today. The students were...More
Veteran’s High School Zoom Presentation 2021
Thank you Coaches very much to let us be apart of your Zoom PE Classes! The students were awesome and participated in all the questions and discussions after our videos and presentations. We had 101 students in Zoom today. Today we talked about...More
Why people vape?
to see what it’s like (60.9%) because they like how it tastes (41.7%) as a social activity (37.9%) to relax (37.4%) to feel good or get high (29.0%) they’re bored (28.7%) because they think it looks cool (15.2%) they have an addiction...More
2020 Smoking Report
Many people think of vaping as a “healthy alternative” to smoking, but this isn’t necessarily the case. They might be healthier, but that doesn’t mean they’re healthy. The more we learn about e-cigarettes, the more detrimental health consequences...More