Spring cleaning is typically meant to help us remove the dust and dirt we’ve accumulated over the course of a cold winter inside. For seasonal allergy sufferers, spring cleaning can be like medicine. How, you might ask? By getting rid of the allergens that causes seasonal allergy suffering. If your seasonal allergies are kicking up, […]
With allergy season upon us, it can be tempting to schedule a visit with your primary care physician to find some relief. Unfortunately, trying to set up a doctor’s visit can result in a logistical nightmare as you struggle to schedule a timely appointment that fits in your busy schedule.
It can take days or sometimes […]
Coughing, sore throat and fever, oh my! Your child is definitely sick, but with what? The cold and flu viruses can often be tricky for parents to tell apart because many of the symptoms are the same, but there are several signs that your child has more than just a cold. Here’s what to look […]
At the start of every New Year, we all make resolutions to improve our health and our daily lives. Often during the hustle and bustle of the New Year, we end up forgetting or neglecting our resolutions, which makes our goals that much harder to accomplish. This year, why not break from that pattern, and […]
Getting sick during the holidays is no fun! All you want to do is enjoy your break from work, spend time with friends and family, and participate in the holiday traditions you love. Instead you’re weak, tired and confined to your bed or couch.
Possibly the worst thing about getting sick over a holiday, is not […]
The holiday season has already started, and so has flu season. That’s why the CDC has designated the week of December 4 – 10, 2016, as National Influenza Vaccination Week.
Once November ends and the holiday season starts, people tend to forget about getting their flu shot. In fact, research from past flu seasons has […]
This Thanksgiving, pass the turkey, not the flu! Illnesses, such as the flu, can be transferred through sneezing, coughing or surface contamination. According to the CDC, germs can live approximately two hours on surfaces such as door knobs or kitchen counters. With a few preventative steps, your friends and family will be able relax and […]
Every year from August to March, it seems like you can’t go a day without seeing something about the flu.
“Get your flu shot today!” … “When will flu season start?” … “Why this year’s strain of the flu shot is better.” … “When is the best time to get your flu shot?”…
With all this […]
Summer might be fun, and spring is lovely, but some people believe the best season is fall. The changing of the leaves, the brisk winds and outdoor festive activities bring everyone closer. Over a third of Americans list fall as their favorite season, blowing all of the other seasons out of the water. However, fall […]
The summer is a three-month-long outdoor adventure, where many children celebrate the warm weather and free time by riding bikes, hiking and playing sports. As soon as the school year begins, it can become harder for families to carve out the time to be active and stay healthy. According to the Centers for Disease Control […]