How to Treat the Flu: A Guide


Are you wondering how to treat the flu? Do you have symptoms and are looking for the best advice? Getting the flu can stop you in your tracks and make it difficult to perform everyday tasks. Symptoms of flu include fatigue, headaches, a fever, and more. Most people will recover from the flu within a … Continued

A College Student’s Guide to Science Lab Injuries


Are you starting a lab this semester? If it’s been a while since you’ve worked near dangerous substances, you may need a refresher on how to prevent injuries. Luckily, most injuries and common ailments are easy to prevent with a few tips. Here is your quick guide to common science lab injuries, how to prevent … Continued

Burn Treatment: When to Visit Emergency Care


Did you know that over one million burns are treated or need medical attention every year? Have you recently suffered from a burn? Not sure what kind of burn treatment you might need? Don’t worry, keep reading to learn about the different types of burns, how to treat them at home, and when you need … Continued

Wrist Sprain vs. Broken Wrist: Signs to Tell Which Happened


There are eight small bones in your wrist. Any of them can break and cause severe damage to your wrist.  Depending on the break, your wrist could take anywhere from weeks to months to heal.  Maybe you broke one of these eight wrist bones, but you’re unsure if it’s a break or a sprain. How … Continued

5 Common Workout Injuries and What to Do About Them


Working makes you stronger, healthier, and more energized. But, it can also lead to injury when pushing too hard or using improper form. Workout injuries can really impede progress and they make exercise difficult if not impossible. Knowing how to prevent them and how to recover when they do occur will help keep you on top … Continued

Burn Relief Guide: 5 Quick Tips for Home Treatment


Did you know that putting ice on a burn is dangerous? Next time you burn yourself, don’t reach for that ice pack. While trying to cool down your burn might be your first instinct, the way you cool it is important. Burns are common injuries and there is a lot of misinformation about how to treat … Continued

Whiplash Wisdom: 5 Things You Need to Know About Whiplash Neck Injuries


Your neck is fragile. Every year about 1 million people are affected by whiplash neck injuries. These occur when your head is thrown back and forth. The injury can be daunting. If this happens to you, it may be time to seek that advice of a medical professional. Until then, keep reading for your guide … Continued

Sprains vs. Strains: What’s the Difference?


Most people use the terms “sprains” and “strains” interchangeably to the point where they believe they’re one and the same. So first off, let’s get this out of the way: sprains and strains are actually two very different things. The question is, what makes them so different in the first place? To find out, let’s … Continued

Top 5 Tips to Prevent Biking Accidents in Starkville


Riding a bicycle has long been a favorite activity among children and adults. It provides a great form of exercise, a way to get out of the house and see new things, a way to bond with others and enjoy time as a family and with friends. Adult cyclists can save money on gasoline and … Continued