National Diabetes Month – 5210 Challenge

November is National Diabetes Month, a time when individuals and organizations across the country pay particular attention to this medical condition, which can lead to serious health problems affecting the heart, the kidneys, the circulatory system, and vision. Diabetes is a serious disease affecting more than 29 million people, or about 9 percent of the U.S. population. Most troubling is …

Ebola vs. Flu Concerns

Over the past few weeks, I have run into a number of folks who seem to be very concerned about the Ebola epidemic. In fact, just the other day someone told me that he was staying awake at night worrying about the Ebola crisis and how it might be migrating to America. Concerns about Ebola are understandable. The Ebola virus …