Seasonal health updates are always important to follow as a parent. As summer becomes the fall, children are likely to experience a variety of unique health risks as the common cold and flu spreads quickier in schools and on playgrounds. Follow some of these seasonal health issues and make sure you get your child a […]
The flu shot is one of the best ways to protect against the latest influenza virus each year, which means patients should stay at the ready to get a flu shot ASAP.
Once a patient receives a flu shot, their body’s immune begins to develop protection against the virus and the various symptoms; sneezing, headache, fever, […]
If your child is thinking about attending a summer camp or playing a sport while school’s out, you’ve probably been told they need to get a physical. Getting a physical for your child is an added step to your busy schedule, we get it, but it’s important not to skip past it! Sports physicals will […]
Planning for a trip outside of the country is no small task. Booking the flights, packing your bags, and planning an itinerary is all on your never-ending to-do list. However, one of the most crucial needs on that list should be getting your travel vaccinations! Outbreaks of Zika and Ebola in recent years have made […]
Summertime should be a time filled with fun in the sun and no worries, but unexpected illnesses can quickly get in the way of that. Thankfully, there are certain illnesses that are more common during the summer months. Knowing what those illnesses are gives you the ability to take steps towards preventing them and getting […]
Asthma can be challenging to live with, but there are some techniques you can use to make it a little easier. Each of these techniques focuses on you becoming an active part of your treatment plan. A well-controlled asthma patient should be able to perform most activities without having an asthma attack or other symptoms. […]
In the age of the internet, you’re constantly being bombarded with health tips and tricks that may be questionable at best. Unfortunately, many of those are spreading false information. False health information leads to misinformed and potentially dangerous conditions in your day to day life. Lucky for you, we’re here to set the record straight! […]
Vaccinations play an essential role in the health of both children and adults. The types of vaccinations for each group is different, but they’re all equally as important. Ensuring you or your child is receiving the necessary vaccines on the correct schedule is vital to maintaining a healthy and happy society.
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When you’re responsible for caring for a child, accidents are bound to happen. From small injuries to more serious ones, knowing how to react can make all the difference in the child’s recovery. Each scenario and child are different. These tips should be used as a general guide before you seek further treatment from a […]
Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are a common occurrence in many sexually active adults. The stigma surrounding STDs and STD testing leaves many people undiagnosed, untreated, and continues the spread of the disease. Preventing the spread of STDs is the best way to manage the epidemic, but how can you be a part of that prevention?