Flood Waters
26Sep, 2017

Flood Waters – How to Protect Your Family

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Flood waters is all too common with the 2017 hurricane season, which has proven to be one of the more active in recent years. The images of the flooding devastation in Texas, Florida and the islands reminds us that even if you are not in the direct path of a hurricane, you can be dealt with a difficult situation. Urban flooding can pose severe health risk when the water rises. Of course flood water is dirty and can hide injury risks right under the water. The water itself can contain […]

IBS Awareness Month of April 2015
9Apr, 2015

April: Irritable Bowel Syndrome Awareness Month

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Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) has an estimated worldwide prevalence of 9%-23%. Many people remain undiagnosed and unaware that their symptoms indicate a medically diagnosed disorder. What is IBS? The International Foundation for Function Gastrointestinal Disorders defines Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) as a disorder in which abdominal discomfort or pain is associated with a range of symptoms. These symptoms usually include intermittent abdominal pain accompanied by diarrhea, constipation, or alternating episodes of both. IBS is a long term or recurrent gastrointestinal function disorder. IBS affects the large and small intestines motor […]