October is Physical Therapy Awareness Month. Physical therapy helps those who are experiencing pain, impairment or disability and can significantly improve their quality of life. PT not only treats patients with orthopedic injuries but patients who suffer from neurological issues, multiple sclerosis and strokes.
The newly opened stretch of Interstate 11 near Boulder City is designed to cut as much as 30 minutes off the trip between Las Vegas and Kingman, Arizona.
At some point in our lives, most of us will live through a terrifying event. It could be a car accident, natural disaster, medical emergency, fire or perhaps a trauma inflicted by another person in the form of assault, abuse, combat or being robbed. Trauma can also come from seeing another person be seriously hurt or killed, or learning about something awful that happened to a person we love. Whatever the source, trauma leaves its imprint on the brain.
Pneumococcal disease is an infection caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria, sometimes referred to as pneumococcus. Pneumococcus can cause many types of illnesses, including ear infections and meningitis. Pneumococcal disease is common in young children, but older adults are at greatest risk of serious illness and death. The best way to prevent pneumococcal disease is to get the vaccine.
When on a cruise, you also need to be careful to ensure your personal safety. Here are a few tips.