Heat Rash: What is it & How Do You Treat it?

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What is It: While newborns are the most susceptible to a heat rash, they can affect everyone from babies to older adults. Heat rashes are especially common during the summer months when it is hot and humid.  A heat rash occurs when sweat ducts are clogged.  The perspiration becomes trapped under the skin, which causes […]

How to Prepare for Hurricane Season

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Hurricane season is from June 1 to November 30.  Hurricanes can bring heavy rain, strong winds, flooding, rip currents, storm surge, and tornadoes. All of these can can cause water, power, and gas outages and damages to homes, offices, and roads.  Older adults may require even more planning during hurricane season to make sure they […]

Radicava, A New Drug Treatment or ALS

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The newest drug treatment for patients with ALS has come in the form of edaravone, commonly known as Radicava. After going 22 years without any new drugs, ALS patients can now look toward Radicava as a possible treatment option. In a recent study, this intravenous injection has been found to reduce the rate of motor […]

How to Make an Emergency Plan

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Many people do not realize how essential it is to set up an emergency plan.  It is important to know which type of disasters may affect your area. There are many things to consider for you and your family members before disaster strikes. Discuss an emergency plan with your family. You and your family should […]

What is Mist Therapy?

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Kaerbear’s Healthcare is now offering Mist Therapy! Mist therapy is a painless, non-contact, low-frequency ultrasound delivered through a fluid mist directly to the wound. Unlike most wound treatment, mist therapy penetrates deep below the surface. Mist therapy promotes healing by increasing oxygen, blood flow, and nutrients to the tissue. Benefits of mist therapy include: reduced […]

Proper Hand Washing

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During this flu season, hand washing is especially important. Hand washing is the most effective way to prevent the spread of disease.  This video teaches children, parents, and caregivers the proper steps to hand washing.

Importance of the Flu Shot

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If you haven’t gotten the flu shot this year, its not too late! Flu season peaks in February so now is the best time to get the vaccine. The flu shot reduces the risk of contracting influenza.  Influenza is a severely contagious respiratory illness that in extreme cases can be deadly. Symptoms of the flu […]

Ways to Prevent a Cold in Cold Weather

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The fall and winter months are usually the time to come down with a cold. Follow these five simple steps to prevent a cold: Wash Your Hands Frequently.  Washing your hands is the best way to prevent a cold. During cold and flu season, it is especially important to encourage friends and family to wash […]

10 Tips for Holiday Dieting

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The holiday season can be a stressful time. Managing your weight during the holiday season is not as difficult as it sounds. Here are 10 simple steps for holiday dieting: Choose Wisely: When choosing to eat foods at a party, start with something low calorie. Just Say No: Try to eat a healthy snack before […]