Category: Family Health

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…

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…

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…

Fight the Quarantine 15: At Home Fitness Tips

Have you been gaining weight during quarantine? You are not alone. Between the closure of our gyms and fitness centers, increase in stress, and instant access to our home’s stock of snacks, many people are experiencing “the quarantine 15”. But…

Cleaning and Disinfecting Your Home

In accordance with CDC, WHO, EPA, and local health department guidelines, Russell Medical wants to help you keep your home clean and disinfected during this time of quarantine. You likely already routinely clean your home, but with this current outbreak…

Emergency Room or Urgent Care?

When you are faced with a unexpected medical occurrence or accident, you may be uncertain about where to go for care: an emergency room or urgent care?   When to Go to the Emergency Room A major emergency means you…