Dehydration

  Dehydration happens when your body doesn’t have as much water as it needs. Without the proper amount of water, your body will not function properly. You can have mild, moderate, or severe dehydration depending on how much fluid is missing from your body. Causes It’s normal to lose water from your body every day from…

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Safe Summer Workouts

  Don’t use summer as an excuse to take a break from your fitness routine. On the contrary, summer is a great season to continue or even augment your workouts.  The days are longer and it’s typically the best time to enjoy delicious fresh fruits and vegetables to nourish your body. While not everyone is…

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6 Tips to Stay Healthy This Summer

  School is out so summer is essentially here, and while that invokes a carefree lifestyle in most, we shouldn’t forget to mind our health this season. By being aware of the potential hazards to your health, you can take simple steps to ensure that you’re protecting yourself, your skin, and your overall health in…

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Pediatric Care

  Any time your child becomes sick or injured, it can be scary. You may not know what to do. Should you take him or her to the doctor? Do they need to go to an urgent care, ER, or their pediatrician? If you have any question about your child’s health, you should call his…

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Is It Just Allergies or Covid-19?

Allergy season is typically a miserable time of year for allergy sufferers, but these days, things are a bit more complicated. That’s because of COVID-19, the respiratory virus that has many of the same symptoms as allergies. Now, every tickle in the throat or stuffy nose is a cause for concern: Is it just allergies…

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Laceration Care

Everyone gets scrapes and/or cuts at some point in their life. Most of the time, these wounds are minor and heal without any treatment at all. However, some cuts and injuries require professional help to heal properly. Whether a cut needs professional treatment depends on factors such as where the cut is and how deep…

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Painful Medical Conditions

Unfortunately, many painful medical conditions can also be the most difficult to diagnose. When you become accustomed to a certain level of pain, seeking treatment may seem inconvenient. If you’re unsure whether you’re experiencing temporary pain, or the symptoms of a medical condition, the best option is always to seek out professional advice. Here are…

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Antibiotics Are Not Always The Answer

    Antibiotic use is the leading cause of antibiotic resistance. Between one-third to one-half of antibiotic use in humans is either unnecessary or inappropriate. Approximately, 47 million unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions are written in doctor’s offices, emergency rooms, and hospital-based clinics throughout the United States; making appropriate antibiotic prescribing a national priority. To combat antibiotic…

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Tips To Improve Your Sleep

Sleep is a biological necessity for life and health. Research shows that the hours we spend sleeping are not simply passive but incredibly important. During sleep, your body is busy fighting pathogens, removing toxins from the body, scavaging cancer cells, repairing damaged tissues, and forming vital memories that are essential for learning. In part, this…

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Migraines: Not Just A Common Headache

Migraines are a very painful and often debilitating form of headache. The exact cause of migraines is unknown, but they’re thought to be the result of abnormal brain activity temporarily affecting nerve signals, chemicals and blood vessels in the brain. About 1 in 10 people suffer from migraines- which are classified as a chronic neurological…

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