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, […]
During flu season, it can be a challenge to decide what you can treat at home and what might require a trip to a medical clinic. The symptoms that come along with the flu will make you feel miserable, but you can typically treat your symptoms at home. If you don’t treat your symptoms properly […]
Did you know that every year, 1 in 6 Americans get sick from consuming contaminated food? Food poisoning, also called foodborne illness, can be life-threatening, and therefore, it is crucial to follow the CDC’s food safety guidelines when cooking.
Food Safety Tips
Wash your hands, surfaces you will be using to cook, utensils and cutting boards with […]
What’s the difference between sprains and strains?
Sprain: an injury to the ligaments, which connect the end of one bone to another
Strain: an injury to a muscle of tendon (which attaches muscle to bone)
When it comes to treating minor injuries, it’s importance to practice the RICE method: rest, ice, compression, and elevation. If the pain is […]
What are the odds of me getting an STD?
If you’re sexually active, you may have had doubts if you’ve contracted a sexually transmitted disease. A sexually transmitted disease (STD) is an infectious illness that is transmitted through unprotected sexual activity. A lot of things factor into the likelihood of getting an STD during any sexual […]