Sex education is a tricky thing. For the most part, many young adults are misleadingly exposed to sex. Media and entertainment provide teens with a less than perfect look at what consequences can come from unsafe sex. In order to promote the best sex education possible, STD awareness has proved to be the most successful […]
Chronic diseases are something that doctors and patients have struggled against for years. Despite how common they are, many chronic diseases go undiagnosed and untreated for an extended period of time. The cause for that can be blamed on a lack of education and knowledge about the disease themselves, and warning signs to look out […]
The stomach flu is responsible for many hospital visits each year and in some cases, even results in death. The stomach flu is characterized by vomiting, diarrhea, cramping, and a low fever in most people. The gastrointestinal symptoms can quickly lead to dehydration, which is what sends most people to the hospital. When it comes […]
Symptoms of the Chickenpox
Chickenpox used to be one of the most common viruses to affect children before its vaccination became available in the United States in 1995. Its symptoms include a rash across the body, as well as mild fever. The virus is highly contagious and spreads quickly in contained groups, and you are immune to it […]
If you have a child in sports, there is a possibility they may come home with a sports injury one day. The best thing to do is to make sure you are prepared in case this situation does happen; you will know what steps to take & will be at ease knowing you have the […]
It is 2019 & there is much confusion about weight & how we should be accepting people. While it is true that people come in all different shapes, this does not mean that being underweight or overweight is no longer a health problem. Body image has continuously been an issue since the begging of advertisements […]
Flu season is in full swing this season, and now is the time to start thinking about ways to prevent the flu in your household.
From early fall to mid-winter, cases of influenza begin to spread rapidly in local communities as more individuals stay indoors, the weather cools down, and the virus has more opportunities […]
Many patients get confused about differences between “urgent care” and medical emergencies, which can lead to unnecessary long waits and high costs for medical services.
Urgent care by its most basic definition is when a patient is experiencing a discomforting illness or painful injury that requires immediate care but does not qualify as a medical […]
The holidays are a time when food is at the forefront of everyone’s mind. Insteadholiday snacks surround you it is good or bad. For those who are concerned with packing on the holiday pounds, it’s easy to dread this time of year. Feeling like you can’t treat yourself when you’re surrounded by holiday snacks is […]
Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, […]