2014


03/2014    Four healthy habits that could save your life - Johns Hopkins researchers examine
the impact of healthy changes on mortality

04/2014    Advice for Making Your New Year’s Resolution - There is a reason why good health
is usually the most important resolution.  Without it, few other resolutions are likely to be
fulfilled.

05/2014   What dietary changes do you need to make?   Get started learning what you need
to know about diet and dietary supplements with answers to questions that can help your
doctor better understand your needs.

06/2014    Are you up-to-date with recommended immunizations?  The documents below will
help you determine which immunizations are recommended.

2014 Recommended Childhood, Adolescent, and Catch-up Immunization Schedules  
2014 Recommended Adult Immunization Schedule  

Immunizations are among the most important advances of modern medicine.  Read more below.

American Family Physician Editorial: What's New in Childhood Vaccines  
View AAFP Clinical Recommendations on Immunizations  
View AAFP Clinical Policy on Immunizations  

07/2014   Are herbal health products and supplements safe?   Not necessarily. Don’t think that
all herbal health products and supplements are safer than medicines just because they occur
in nature or come from plants. Although herbal products and supplements are advertised as
“natural,” they aren’t necessarily natural to the human body. (
Read More)  

Are herbal health products and supplements safe?    
Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know    
Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know  and Questions to Ask Your Doctor   

08/2014   Concussions, varying degrees of heat illness, knee damage—ligament, tendon, or
otherwise—as well as an increasing number of overuse injuries,
are among the escalating number of sports-related injuries family physicians are treating in
both their child and adolescent patient populations.  Learn more about what you and your
family need to safely and successfully prepare for participation in sports.

Sports and Exercise Safety       
Concussion      
Head Injuries      

09/2014  -  Dr. Wikipedia Isn’t So Smart, But Lots of People Are Visiting Her  -  Researchers
checked Wikipedia against peer-reviewed medical research and found many to contain errors.  
Wikipedia entries were not judged by what they didn’t say, so errors of omission were not
counted.

10/2014 - Are herbal health products and supplements safe?   Not necessarily. Don’t think that
all herbal health products and supplements are safer than medicines just because they occur
in nature or come from plants. Although herbal products and supplements are advertised as
“natural,” they aren’t necessarily natural to the human body.  Read more.

Are herbal health products and supplements safe?    
Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know    
Dietary Supplements: What You Need to Know  and Questions to Ask Your Doctor

11/2014 - Is this App for you? A collection of wellness oriented apps that can be entertaining
perhaps help you attain a personal wellness goal.

12/2014 - The Healthy Heart Score Calculator is based on the nine most critical diet and
lifestyle factors that can influence a person’s risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD)
in the next 20 years. The calculator walks users through a series of easy-to-follow questions
about their lifestyle.
Click here to here to learn more.


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