Cases of carbon monoxide poisoning rise when temperatures drop
The invisible, odorless gas claims about 500 lives each year. Symptoms may include headache, dizziness, vomiting, chest pain and confusion. If you or someone you're with develops signs or symptoms, leave the area and get fresh air immediately.
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) statistics show that more than 700,000 children are referred to child protective agencies as a result of abuse or neglect in the U.S. each year. According to Purva Grover, M.D., a pediatric eme
Sexual violence is a social and public health problem in the U.S. According to the National Intimate Partner and Sexual Violence Survey (NISVS), nearly 1 in 2 women and 1 in 5 men experienced sexual violence victimization other than rape at some p
Baby boomers are five times more likely to have hepatitis C. Most people living with hepatitis C do not know they are infected. In this video, the CDC recommendation that everyone born from 1945-1965 is reinforced with those numbers appearing in e
Getting the kids moving in the winter months can be a challenge when the weather isn’t cooperating, but a pediatrician explains how parents can channel the energy of ‘the games’ to get their children active, even if it’s indoors.
A recent study looked at the donated brains of former football players including professional, semi-professional, collegiate, and high school athletes. Researchers found a change in the brains of former NFL players, known as chronic traumatic ence
Jason Wanlass, with Champion Fitness Training, demonstrates a quick total body strength & conditioning circuit to get you the most bang for your buck, getting you in and out of the gym quick. Stay active during the holidays.
Core strength, power, balance and reactive components are part of a good ski-conditioning program, says Jason Wanlass, with Champion Fitness Training. He demonstrates seven exercises to get you ready the moment the slopes are, too.
Colby Adams, an environmental health expert with the Idaho Division of Public Health, discusses the health benefits -- or lack thereof -- of wearing masks over the mouth and nose to filter wildfire smoke.
Sarah Crowder of Meridian has trained with Jason Wanlass the past four years with the goal of losing weight and getting fit. On Aug. 12, she competed in a local sprint distance triathlon and finished under the time she set for herself.
Learn exactly what a concussion is and why it is so important to allow your brain to fully recover. Traumatic brain injuries contribute to "a substantial number of deaths and cases of permanent disability" each year, according to the CDC. In 2010,
HIIT, or high-intensity interval training isn’t new, but it’s all the rage. And for good reason: It works. Jason Wanlass from Champion Fitness Training demonstrates four exercises in three circuits. Work for 20 seconds, rest for 20 seconds, repeat
Three-year-old Evelyn Lewis was unable to stand in mid-May, but her parents couldn't figure out why. After a trip to the doctor's office turned up a tick in the toddler's hair and a diagnosis of tick paralysis, her symptoms disappeared.