Winter has arrived, and so has the annual flu season. While flu – or influenza – is most serious for older Americans and people with certain chronic conditions, influenza can affect people of all ages and lead to hospitalizations, significant health complications and even death.
Summer is here, providing an ideal time for people in Wisconsin to get active. While some people may talk about getting a “beach body,” fitness is more than just a matter of aesthetics – it can mean the difference between a long life and premature death.
As winter gives way to spring, some Milwaukee residents may be emerging from a state of “seasonal sedentary syndrome.” It’s time to lace up those sneakers and start finding your stride.
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. Oral hygiene is important to children’s overall well being, and now is a good time to review good techniques for helping them maintain healthy teeth and gums.
Every year, millions of Americans make New Year’s resolutions, especially to exercise more, eat better and improve their health. However, many resolutions end in failure, with more than half of Americans giving up on their vows by the second week of February.
Halloween can be scary. Ghosts, ghouls and goblins abound, but the most frightening part of Halloween might be how many calories our children bring home in their trick-or-treat bags.
Another school year is beginning, and for many parents that presents the challenge of trying to figure out what to pack in your children’s lunch boxes. Here are tips for fun, healthy lunches.
Summertime is here, which means kids are out of school and temperatures are rising. Here are tips to keep little ones hydrated.
We’re in the midst of a severe flu season, but it’s not too late to protect yourself and your family from getting the flu. This flu season will likely run beyond March, and you can still get a flu shot today.