11 Top Foods to Control Diabetes

Control Diabetes

Diabetes is a chronic disease that causes higher than normal blood sugar levels. Excess sugar in the blood can cause serious complications such as kidney failure, heart attacks, stroke, amputations and blindness, and is linked to an increased risk for several cancers. A person with diabetes must follow …More

December is Worldwide Food Service Safety Month

Food Service Safety Month

December is Worldwide Food Service Safety Month. Started is 1994, the goal of this annual observation is to keep food safe as is prepared in the service industry and also remind people in general about the importance of following best practices to ensure food safety. As December is the time for festive eating, it is the ideal …More

National Handwashing Awareness Week – December 1-7

Reduce Bruises

Personal hygiene starts and ends with our hands. National Handwashing Awareness Week, celebrated from December 1-7, is sponsored by Henry the Hand Foundation to remind everyone to stay vigilant about hand-washing. It reminds people that germs washing hands with soap and clean water …More

9 Simple Ways to Reduce Bruises

Reduce Bruises

Bruising is a normal response to an injury to an area of the skin. Bruises are caused when you fall, or someone hits you or you bump into something hard and the small blood vessels under the skin are damaged. Bruises occur because blood leaks out and has nowhere else to go. As the body heals and breaks down …More

8 Ways to Protect Your Lips in Winter

Lips in Winter

Winter is round the corner and you need to take care of your lips just like you take care of your skin. Winter brings a lot of dryness in the air, causing your skin to become even drier. Your lips need care regardless of the weather, but they need special care to avoid becoming dry and chapped during winter. The best way …More

Great American Smokeout – November 19, 2020

Great American Smokeout

The American Cancer Society has been hosting the Great American Smokeout, an annual intervention event on the third Thursday in November, for more than 40 years. In 2020, the event will be observed on November 19. It provides an opportunity for people who smoke to commit healthy, smoke-free lives not just for a day, but all the year round …More