Misusing cleaning products can be dangerous

In March, the National Poison Data System reported a sharp jump of 20% in the number of poisoning emergencies for the first three months of 2020. The calls to emergency poison centers included the overuse of traditional household cleaners as Americans tried to disinfect against COVID-19. Callers reported incidents of children swallowing hand sanitizer; people

Misusing cleaning products can be dangerous
Reduce your risk of a TIA

Medical emergencies just can’t wait – even during a pandemic. A heart attack, broken bone or stroke are all serious conditions for which you should seek immediate medical care. Though you may not have heard of it before, a TIA is another serious condition you should know about. What’s a TIA? A transient ischemic attack

Reduce your risk of a TIA
PPE and risk of COVID-19 transmission in healthcare

Dr. Jason Bowling, hospital epidemiologist for University Health System, talks about PPE, the risk of COVID-19 transmission in the healthcare environment, and how it’s safe to go home and hug your family. Here’s what we asked him: How do masks keep us safe? How much risk is involved in working with or around COVID-19 patients?

PPE and risk of COVID-19 transmission in healthcare
Baja style fish tacos

You can use this easy recipe for lunch or dinner, and it’s healthy for everyone. Prep Time 15 minutes Cook Time 15 minutes Total Time 30 minutes Number of Servings 4 Serving Size 2 tacos Ingredients: 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil 4 tilapia fillets 2 tsp fajita seasoning 2 cups shredded cabbage 1 tbsp

Baja style fish tacos
Make the most of your virtual doctor’s appointment

To keep our patients safe and to practice social distancing guidelines recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, University Health is offering “telemedicine” or virtual visits with doctors by video or phone. While this may not be the preferred appointment method that patients wish to have with their doctor, telemedicine can still provide

Make the most of your virtual doctor’s appointment
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