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Choosing the best sunscreen

Choosing the best sunscreen

By Shannon Davis, CarePro Health Services, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
The best way to avoid painful sunburns, skin damage, and a higher risk of skin cancer is by regularly wearing sunscreen while in the sun. The best sunscreens provide broad-spectrum, long-lasting protection with ingredients that pose few health risks and don’t break down in the sun. But with so many sunscreens out there, how do you tell which products are the best for you and your family? […]

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How to avoid costly hospital admissions – CarePro Health Services

Ways to avoid costly hospital admissions

By Shannon Davis, CarePro Health Services, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine
In the Midwest, the average length of a hospital stay is 4.3 days, costing patients an average of nearly $9,000. While hospital stays can be medically necessary, there are a number of things you and your loved ones can be doing today to help prevent racking up costly medical bills in the future. […]

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How to protect yourself from the flu – CarePro Health Services, LIVING WELL Magazine

How to protect yourself from the flu

By Shannon Davis, CarePro Health Services, Linn County LIVING WELL Magazine

By now, we’re all used to seeing the signs at our corner drugstores: “Flu Shot Inside! Stop in for your yearly flu shot!” While flu shots are recommended annually, there are still plenty of people who either don’t want a shot or aren’t candidates for shots when there are shortages of vaccines. […]