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Healthcare Risks and Self-Care Updates for Fall 2019

Fall is pretty much here as football season kicks off, the weather begins to get a little colder, and the months draw closer to the end of the year. The autumn season is a time to partake in fun seasonal activities with the whole family. However, it is equally important to be mindful of seasonal …

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What are Common Flu Symptoms to Watch for this Fall?

The flu season is right around the corner as summer turns towards fall and the influenza virus begins to spread at a peak infection rate. Most patients know that the flu virus begins to peak in the fall as people spend more times indoors and in crowded public areas. But how can patients know if …

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General Flu Season Facts for Patients

Flu season is a lengthy period of time where patients are more likely to experience flu symptoms, flu-related illnesses, and other types of medical ailments. When patients get the flu they are more than likely to miss work and other commitments throughout the fall and winter. However, some patients may not fully understand how long …

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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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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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