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Stop Your Seasonal Allergies Before They Start

If you suffer from seasonal allergic rhinitis (AKA hay fever), then you know the symptoms are downright miserable. The constant sneezing, runny nose, and itchiness make it difficult to deal with even the most simple daily tasks. This spring, learn

U.R.I. = Upper Respiratory Infection or Un Real Inconvenience?

If you’ve got a runny nose, an aching throat, and a cough that won’t quit, you can probably blame it on an upper respiratory infection (URI). URIs are one of the most common reasons people visit the doctor, especially in

Bronchitis vs. Pneumonia: Common Signs of Each and What to Do to Feel Better

Experiencing coughing and chest discomfort? Could it be bronchitis? Or is it pneumonia? While the two illnesses share similar symptoms, they require different treatment plans, and a correct diagnosis is key to help you start feeling better. Learn how to

A Sore Throat or Strep Throat?

Your throat aches and the simple act of swallowing is suddenly painful. Is this a mild sore throat that will go away on its own, or a strep infection that needs antibiotics? Learn when it’s time to see a doctor

Stay Healthy and Safe this Holiday Season

While the winter holidays are a time of joy and celebration, the season is not without its pitfalls. Increased travel, family gatherings, and holiday decorations and gifts can bring unwanted stress, injury, and illness. Stay safe and healthy this season

Could you have Prediabetes?

While a whopping eighty-six million Americans have prediabetes, 9 out of 10 of those people don’t even realize they have it. So, what exactly is prediabetes? Educate yourself now on the all-too-common condition. The Basics Prediabetes means your blood sugar

How to make a Fast Flu Recovery

Flu season is fast approaching. Learn your personal risk of the illness, and how to make a fast flu recovery if you do wind up sick this season. Flu Risks Many of us consider the flu a mild, common, and

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

School is back in-session and temperatures are cooling down, which means cold and flu season is just around the corner. Learn what precautions you can take now to prevent cold and flu later. Cold and flu are contagious respiratory illnesses

Make time for a Sports Physical this August

The start of the school year is just around the corner! And if you’re the parent of a student athlete, you’ll want to ensure that your child is physically and mentally ready to get in the game come fall. Head

Water Safety Rules Every Parent Should Know

On hot summer days, many of us head to local swimming spots to cool off and have fun with our families. However, a trip to the pool can quickly turn tragic if the proper precautions aren’t taken. According to the