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Sun Safety Tips for the Summer!

Summertime is sunshine time as beach trips, camping trips, and other outdoor activities become more frequent for the whole family! However, whenever you are outside in the sun for a prolonged period of time it helps to practice good safety and health-related skills. Sunburn can lead to a variety of uncomfortable, painful, and even dangerous …

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Camping Health and Safety Tips for your Family

Summertime is just about here, which means that campers will be excited to take a few trips into the woods and relax with Mother Nature. But going on a long-term, or even a shorter, camping trip requires some health and safety oversight before you take off. A camping trip requires ample food, medication, safety equipment, …

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Seasonal Allergy Prevention

Seasonal allergies are officially in full swing. While spring means getting to enjoy blooming flowers and budding trees, it can also mean a long list of annoying symptoms for allergy sufferers. Sneezing, congestion, and itchy eyes is just the beginning of what you may be going through. Thankfully, there are a few tactics that can …

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How to Manage Your Medical Spending with Urgent Care

Medical spending has gone up dramatically over the last decade and is usually a financially-straining experience for most people. When an injury or illness occurs, the first worry for many patients is the cost. This fear can even lead people to delay getting the treatment they need but unfortunately, that usually creates a bigger issue …

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STD Testing 101: When should you Get Tested?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are common all across the U.S as they effect millions of individuals annually. The latest Centers for Disease Control numbers indicate that in 2016 over 1.5 million of new cases of chlamydia have occurred. Additionally, nearly 500,000 new cases of gonorrhea and 88,000 cases of syphilis occurred in the same year. …

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How to Manage Your Child’s Sport Injury Treatment

Sports injuries in youth sports happen all the time: just take a quick look at some of the most recent statistics on sports injuries per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC): Recreational activities including sports accounted for 3.2 million visits to emergency rooms each year for children aged 5-14 years. Injuries from sports alone cause 775,000 …

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Asthma Attack Prevention Tips

Asthma affects millions of Americans across the U.S as 1 in 14 adults has some form of asthma. In addition, asthma-related office visits accounted for 6.2 percent of all physician visits in 2015, which equals out to nearly 9.6 million people. There are few things more frightening and stressful for a person than an asthma …

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