Family Health articles

Asthma-free home

Asthma is a serious, sometimes life-threatening chronic respiratory disease. It affects almost 25 million Americans, including roughly seven million children. Although there is no current cure for asthma, it can be controlled through medical treatment and managing environmental triggers. To help those with asthma breathe easier in your home: Reduce dust buildup by regularly wiping

Your Family’s Past May Reveal Your Future

How well do you know your family’s health history?  Can you name any medical conditions that your grandparents dealt with during their lives? Do you know the cause of death for any close relatives? If you’re like most people, you don’t have a thorough understanding of your family’s health history and have never thought to