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Symptoms of Pneumonia

Symptoms of Pneumonia

Pneumonia is a lung infection in which the air sacs, called alveoli, become inflamed and fill with fluid.  Bronchitis, on the other hand, is much more common and describes inflammation of the air passageways (trachea and bronchial tubes) going down to the lungs....

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First Aid for Ankle and Knee Injuries

First Aid for Ankle and Knee Injuries

The summer and fall see the largest number of sports injuries.  As I personally learned early summer of 2016, staying physically active places one's joints at increased risk of trauma.  Knees and ankles are the most vulnerable with weight bearing activity, and...

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How to Treat a Boil

How to Treat a Boil

A skin abscess, or "boil", is a walled off collection of pus created by the body to fight off an infection, usually bacterial.  Location of the boil on the body dictates what kind of bacteria is causing the infection, with staph and strep the most common types. ...

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