News & Updates

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. …

STD Testing 101: When should you Get Tested?Read More »

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 …

How to Manage Your Child’s Sport Injury TreatmentRead More »

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 …

Asthma Attack Prevention TipsRead More »

Flu Prevention Tips to Avoid Illness this Winter

The flu season is ready to peak and your chances of contracting the flu spike during the winter. The flu, or influenza virus, spreads more rapidly in winter since the virus thrives in cold and dry weather rather than hot or humid temperatures. Additionally, the flu is more likely to spread as people stay indoors …

Flu Prevention Tips to Avoid Illness this WinterRead More »

Drug and Alcohol Safety Tips for Teens: Drug and Alcohol Awareness Week

On January 22nd, the National Institute on Drug Abuse launches Drug and Alcohol Awareness week to help educate young people and teenagers about the dangers of substance abuse. Local organizations such as schools, recreational groups, clubs, and community centers use this week as a way to teach youth how to make better decisions related to …

Drug and Alcohol Safety Tips for Teens: Drug and Alcohol Awareness WeekRead More »