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American Red Cross officials say they are facing a severe blood shortage after a significant shortfall in donations in September and October.

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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, means the pressure of the blood in your blood vessels is higher than it should be. Most people have no symptoms, even when their blood pressure is unusually high. In fact, about one in five people don’t know they have it. For this reason, it is often cal…

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The Douglas Public Health Network, while partnering with emergency management and medical personnel from around Douglas County, will be conducting drive-thru flu clinics in two different areas of the county this weekend.

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We haven’t always had to track our steps on little devices. There was a time when we had plenty of opportunities and nudges to move naturally throughout our day and walking was a necessity of life. But in a time where we can go from the couch, to the car, to the desk chair, and back, all wit…

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We all suffer from different daily pressures, and it’s not surprising that they often lead to occasional or frequent bouts of stress. While stress can’t be entirely avoided, and in some cases can even be good for us, too much can have negative consequences, including insomnia, weight gain or…

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A pipe depositing raw sewage into a storm water detention basin at the recently constructed Hampton Inn and Suites has been traced to at least three guest rooms on the property, the hotel’s manager said on Friday.