Healthe-Matters Logo

Essential health information from local experts

Posted: Jul 9, 2024

How Untreated Hearing Disorders Pose Serious Health Risks

With Audiologist Sharon Rende

Hearing loss and communication disorders affect nearly 48 million Americans and people of all ages. If left untreated, they can even cause more serious problems down the road. Learn the signs and make the sound choice: don’t delay treatment.

Read more
Posted: Jul 2, 2024

Dr. Claw’s Handbook for Firework Safety

By Dr. Manus Claw, TNT

Take it from Dr. Claw—fireworks can be as dangerous as they are fun. Here are some top tips and Rules of Thumb to help your Independence Day celebrations go off without a hitch… or an injury.

Read more
Posted: Jun 25, 2024

Safe Medication Disposal: Know Before You Throw

By Kimberly Tran, PharmD

Expired and unneeded medications piling up? Learn how to dispose of them risk-free, so that pets, children, and the environment stay safe.

Read more
Posted: Jun 11, 2024

Know The Signs of Skin Cancer

Stay on top of your spots with this easy guide

Most skin cancers are easily treatable if caught early, but can be deadly if ignored. Know the signs and learn how to spot the most common skin cancers, so you can stay on top of your spots and keep enjoying the sunshine.

Read more
Posted: May 7, 2024

Staying Calm Before The Storm

Keep this common sense hurricane prep in mind this season

With hurricane season almost upon us, it’s best to take stock early and be prepared for any sudden storms that may arise. Follow these basic guidelines for effective emergency prep and you can keep your calm, knowing you and your loved ones are ready.

Read more