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When Do I Need a Physical for My Job?

Depending on your field and the physical requirements of your job, your employer may require you to undergo a physical examination either as part of your hiring process or to ensure you can still meet standards in order to perform your job safely. Results of a physical cannot be used to discriminate against a potential […]

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Keeping Your Child Safe During Sports

For your child, participating in sports can help promote a healthy level of activity as well as a place to properly socialize and learn the meaning of teamwork. However, accidents can happen at any time, leading to injuries in sports from T-Ball and soccer to more high-contact activities like touch football. Because your child’s body […]

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Symptoms of Spring Allergies

Spring is here, with temperatures rising and the last of the snow finally beginning to melt away. With nicer weather, you’ll want to spend more time outdoors enjoying the sun and the warmth. However, if you are prone to allergies you may begin to exhibit symptoms quickly. Seasonal allergies, also known as hay fever can […]

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When to Visit Urgent Care with a Cold

As winter slowly begins to turn to spring, you may have some trouble figuring out if your symptoms are signaling a cold or a return of seasonal allergies, and whether or not you should be seeing a doctor. If your symptoms are worsening even with extra water and rest, you should visit your local urgent […]

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Health Risks of Vaping

Vaping, or vaporizing, was introduced in the United States in 2006 as an alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, including smoking altogether. While it is widely considered to be a healthy alternative, the health risks of smoking make vaping just as dangerous. In the last several years, vaping has seen a massive spike in popularity among […]

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Preventing an Ear Infection

Most common in children under the age of six, ear infections may involve the patient experiencing pain on the side of their head as well as a short temper. Since they may not know the words to describe how they are feeling and what is wrong, your child may keep tugging at their ear in […]

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Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease Symptoms & Prevention

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a highly contagious virus common in children under 5 years old, though cases have been reported in adults who come into contact. The disease typically lasts 7-10 days and may resolve itself without medical intervention, but complications can lead to a longer case and multiple viruses present similar symptoms. […]

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Identifying & Treating Common Skin Rashes

A rash is a common condition that is affected by several factors, including the climate outside, the types of product used to clean both surfaces around your home and your body and even the time of year. However, sometimes a simple rash can be an indicator of a more serious condition or illness, requiring an […]

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Don’t Let Holiday Allergies Make You Nutty This Season with These Prevention Tips!

Holiday Allergies tend to spike during the middle of winter, time to prepare
It’s the most wonderful time of the year as family and friends bring out festive foods, Christmas trees, and yuletide traditions to celebrate the season. However, if you have allergies, or are allergy-prone, then it could be hard to enjoy the holidays as […]

By |December 18th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t Let Holiday Allergies Make You Nutty This Season with These Prevention Tips!

Safely Decorating for the Holidays

It’s natural to want to make your home festive for the holiday season, but you need to be careful while decorating. The holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year due to weather conditions and the weight of boxes and trees being moved around and lifted. Stay safe this holiday season […]

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