Sepsis is life threatening, and someone who has it needs immediate medical attention.

What is sepsis?

Sepsis is the body’s extreme response to an infection. It occurs when an infection you already have triggers a chain reaction that can lower your blood pressure to dangerous levels.Read More

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Try to drink about eight glasses of fluids every day.

H20 for healthy aging

Water is essential for just about every function in our bodies, from keeping our organs working properly to regulating our body temperature. Losing more water than we take in canRead More

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‘Why can’t I sleep?!’

A good night’s rest does more than energize you—sleep can affect your mood, keep your heart healthy, and help you feel better when you’re sick. But not everyone gets enoughRead More

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Sneezing less with CATNIP

Cat allergies affect millions of Americans. They bring a range of uncomfortable symptoms, including stuffy noses, sneezing, scratchy throats, watery, itchy eyes, and itchy rashes. In severe cases, they canRead More

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An almost perfect storm

Al Roker is an American television icon. The TV news journalist, producer, and author has been informing and engaging Americans for more than 40 years. The long-time TODAY weather andRead More

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4 types of common anxiety disorders

While anxiety disorders vary based on symptoms and triggers, they can all interfere with daily activities. Understanding the different types can help people recognize their symptoms. Anxiety disorders can feelRead More

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Wildfire health threats poster.

Wildfire Health Threats

During wildfires, air quality drastically worsens due to smoke from burning materials and chemicals. Particulate matter, also known as PM2.5, can be deposited deep into the respiratory tract, inhibiting lungRead More

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COVID-19 Policy Update (June 2023)

The federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency declaration officially expired on May 11th, 2023, marking the end of several federal financial assistance programs and federal mandates. During the public health emergency,Read More

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