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Where are Measles Highly Common in the US?

The measles is something that many people think they don’t have to fear anymore, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. In 2019 so far, we’ve seen more cases of the measles than we’ve seen since the disease was considered to be eliminated in 2000. We decided to dig a little deeper to find […]

By |June 20th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Where are Measles Highly Common in the US?

How Phone Apps Can Help You Lose Weight and Improve Fitness

In 2019, it seems like there’s almost no aspect of our daily life that doesn’t involve our smartphone. From ordering groceries to updating a status – your phone can do it all. What if it could be doing more though? Many people have seen great success from using their phone to help kickstart their weight […]

By |June 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How Phone Apps Can Help You Lose Weight and Improve Fitness

How to Exercise when you have Asthma and Seasonal Allergies

Exercising as an asthma sufferer is a challenge. You have to work to find activities that get you moving without triggering your asthma symptoms. Seasonal allergies come with a similar set of challenges as well, but we’re here to help. With these tips you can take control of your fitness once again and exercise despite […]

By |May 8th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on How to Exercise when you have Asthma and Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal Allergy Prevention and Awareness Guide

Spring is officially here. For you, that means longer days, warmer temperatures, and for many unlucky individuals, the return of seasonal allergies. The green grass and blooming flowers make for a beautiful site, but they bring uncomfortable allergy symptoms along with them. The best treatment of seasonal allergies is prevention of the symptoms altogether, and […]

By |April 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Seasonal Allergy Prevention and Awareness Guide

The Truth About 4 Common Health Myths

Each generation grows up hearing health advice and warnings from the generations that have come before them. Sometimes, it is simply easier to take these health tips and regard them as fact. But usually it turns out that may be a big mistake!

Many of the health tips and tricks we hear from those around […]

By |April 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The Truth About 4 Common Health Myths

Why It Is Important to Get Travel Vaccinations

Traveling is an exciting experience that many people spend months planning. From packing to booking flights and hotels, a seamless travel plan isn’t a simple task. A critical aspect of any good travel plan that often gets overlooked is setting aside time to get your travel vaccinations. We know, getting vaccinations before travel isn’t exactly […]

By |March 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Why It Is Important to Get Travel Vaccinations

Top 4 Reasons to Use an Urgent Care Center

A trip to urgent care often offers a cheaper and quicker way to receive the medical attention you need. While urgent care centers are an excellent resource for patients, many people are left wondering when they should use an urgent care center rather than a traditional emergency room.

Life-threatening injuries and illnesses should never be […]

By |March 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Top 4 Reasons to Use an Urgent Care Center

Healthcare Risks of Vaping for Youth/Teenagers

Vaping and e-cigarette use has grown increasingly popular in the last five years, and especially with young people.

Many high school students participate in vaping than cigarette smoking these days. According to a 2018 survey, reported vaping of nicotine almost doubled among high school seniors since 2017, while 10.9% of 8th graders say they vaped […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Healthcare Risks of Vaping for Youth/Teenagers

First Aid Basics Before Going to an Urgent Care Center

Sometimes it’s difficult to tell which injuries can be addressed immediately with first aid or best treated at your local urgent care center. For those injuries that you tend to with first aid skills before going to an urgent care center can go a long way in helping a casualty.

It could even mean the […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on First Aid Basics Before Going to an Urgent Care Center

Getting your STD Test 101: When, How, and Why You Need to Screen for STDs

Many adults don’t screen or test for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) because it may be unclear when, how, and why a person should test for STDs.

STDs, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and other venereal diseases are tricky to self-screen for since many don’t lead to visible symptoms for weeks. An added challenge to determining when to […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Getting your STD Test 101: When, How, and Why You Need to Screen for STDs
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