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‘Tis the SneezeOn!

Your eyes feel itchy, your nose is stuffy, and you’re finding yourself constantly reaching for a tissue.  If this happens during the same time every year, you might be suffering from seasonal allergies.
An allergy is what happens when your immune system overreacts to something that is harmless, sending your body into a frenzy.

Some common allergens […]

By |April 20th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on ‘Tis the SneezeOn!

How Seasonal Allergies Can Affect Your Sports Performance

No matter how hard you trained off-season, pollen season can knock you out before game time even starts.
The spring season is known to leave millions miserable for weeks at a time, and athletes who play outdoor sports are some of the main victims.

Some athletes cannot wait grab their baseball mitts or their lacrosse sticks, while […]

By |April 20th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How Seasonal Allergies Can Affect Your Sports Performance

Should I get tested for STDs?

STD testing is not necessarily kitchen table talk, or even pillow talk, but if you and your partner are sexually active, you should have “The Talk” about getting tested.

Depending upon your sexual behavior, you may want to get tested more often than you think.  When you are sexually active, there is a possibility that you […]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Should I get tested for STDs?

Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

For many households, the melting of snow and blooming of flowers means it’s time for a spring cleaning session.

Spring cleaning not only helps you declutter your home; it can also improve your family’s overall health by killing germs and bacteria that have been living with you for months!

Here are a few areas of your home […]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month
February is American Heart Month, a federally designated event created under the President Lyndon B. Johnson administration in 1964 to remind Americans of the importance of heart health.

At the time the initiative was created, more than half of U.S. deaths were caused by cardiovascular disease, with little known information about risk […]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on February is American Heart Month

Know Your Risks for Heart Disease

Know Your Risks for Heart Disease
Many factors such as being predisposed to a family history of heart complications can put you at risk for cardiovascular disease.

Poor lifestyle habits such as smoking and eating a poor diet can increase your risks for cardiovascular disease.

Cardiovascular disease, also known as heart disease, include diseased vessels, structural problems and […]

By |February 22nd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Know Your Risks for Heart Disease

When to Visit Urgent Care for a Cold

Day One: Before you went to bed last night, you were perfectly fine.  This morning, you wake up with a stuffy nose, dry cough, and you can’t seem to get out of bed.

Day Two: Your symptoms have gotten worse, along with new symptoms of nausea and muscle pains.

Day Three:  You’re still not feeling like […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on When to Visit Urgent Care for a Cold

Staying on Track With Your New Year’s Resolutions

Like many people, you probably made a list of goals you want to accomplish for the year.  Now that we’re a few weeks into the New Year, you may have barely tackled one thing on your list.

One thing that sets us up for failure when it comes to accomplishing our New Year’s Resolutions is […]

By |January 23rd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Staying on Track With Your New Year’s Resolutions

Going Home For the Holidays? Avoid Getting Sick During Your Trip

The holiday season is all about spreading love, cheer, and good will. An important part of that is  spending time with family. If you have relocated or live far away from your loved ones, you’re more than likely going home for the holidays.

Getting sick is a part of everyday life. Being on the road during […]

By |December 19th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Going Home For the Holidays? Avoid Getting Sick During Your Trip

Keep Your Thanksgiving Cold and Flu Free

The holidays are the time of year where everyone gathers around the dinner table. Love and cheer are spread and with that, unfortunately, germs.

Hugs and kisses, sharing drinks and eating utensils, etc. keep us in the holiday spirit but also contribute to the spreading of germs.

As this is the cold/flu season, here are our recommended […]

By |November 15th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Keep Your Thanksgiving Cold and Flu Free