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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What are the Main differences Between Retail Clinics, Urgent Care Centers, and Primary Care Offices?
When it comes to healthcare access and providers, retail clinics, urgent care centers, and primary care offices have been instrumental in providing care for many who need their services. However, these health centers are not one and the same. While they all offer access to medical services, the extent of what they provide varies. How […]
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), heart disease kills roughly 610,000 people in the United States annually, which amount to 1 in every 4 deaths. High blood cholesterol is a major risk factor for heart disease, but it can be hard to detect, showing minimal signs or symptoms. If people take […]
It’s wintertime and flu season is at its peak! Make sure you get your annual flu shot and keep up with hygiene tips to avoid catching the flu, common cold, or another type of seasonal illness.
Just follow these quick hygiene and wellness tips to fight the flu and keep from getting sick. Also share […]
With the weather turning cooler, and the night’s getting longer, this means we’re heading for the winter season, and with that comes flu season. If you’ve been holding off on getting your seasonal flu shot, now’s the time to get vaccinated before the flu season really sets in. Here’s what you need to know about […]