Author: mollymixer

National Nutrition Month: Nutritional Needs for Adults

National Nutrition Month, initiated in 1973 as National Nutrition Week, became a month-long observance in 1980 in response to growing interest in nutrition. This annual campaign is now dedicated to educating the public about making informed food choices and developing…

Russell Medical is Now Offering COVID-19 Rapid Tests

  Over the last year we have all found ourselves asking a lot of questions about COVID-19. Am I feeling symptoms? Should I get tested? Should I quarantine? Russell Medical is here to help you by offering COVID-19 testing in…

Tips for Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

  The holidays are often thought of as the most wonderful time of the year but they are also the busiest, and the most difficult to stay healthy. This year COVID-19 is creating extra challenges to an already hectic holiday…

November is American Diabetes Month

Diabetes doesn’t discriminate. It can strike anyone and the number of people it directly affects is dramatically increasing. Currently, over 30 million people are living with diabetes in the United States and six million don’t even know they have it.…

Halloween 2020 and COVID-19: Tips to Stay Safe & Have Fun This Year

    This year has been plenty scary and traditional Halloween activities can bring a whole new level of fright. Parties, trick-or-treating, and haunted houses can increase the risk of spreading the coronavirus, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t…

The Importance of a Flu Shot

Millions of people get the flu every year and experience symptoms such as coughing, fever, headache, muscle or body aches, sore throat, runny or stuffed-up nose, fatigue, vomiting, and/or diarrhea; hundreds of thousands more are are hospitalized; and thousands to…

How to Protect Children from Digital Eye Strain

COVID-19 has caused this back to school season to look a lot different from years past. Whether students are heading back to the classrooms, attending their classes digitally from home, or a combination of the two, one thing is certain—children…

Summer Sun Safety

Don’t be fooled into thinking you can’t get a sunburn on a cool or cloudy day. Damaging but invisible UV rays can penetrate clouds and reflect off of surfaces such as water, pavement and sand. It is crucial to your…