Health Update

Finding Your Balance
Balance is important at any age, but as we get older, we lose muscle and become less steady on our feet.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, every hour, fall-related injuries like wrist and hip fractures, head traumas are just to name a few that send more than 180 olde…
Local Events for Suicide Prevention Month
September is suicide prevention month. Suicide is the second-leading cause of death among people aged 25 to 34 and the third-leading cause of death among people aged 15 to 24. There are more than 1,000 suicides on college campuses per year.Stockton University will host 20 events throughout this fa…
How Flooding Affects Your Lung Health
Our hearts go out to the victims of the hurricane and flooding in Texas and surrounding areas. In addition to the obvious ways floods can be dangerous, it may also put lung health ask risk due to sewage and chemicals in the water. After the flood waters recede, mold...
Does Marriage Make You Healthier?
If you are feeling healthy today, thank your spouse.  Research shows that married people have better overall health than their unmarried peers and are less likely to develop chronic conditions than their widowed or divorced counterparts.

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