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5 Tips for a Healthier You in 2023

January 25, 2023

Many people aim to be healthier in the new year, but it’s easier said than done. New habits can be difficult to stick to, especially if they significantly change your current routine. But, implementing a healthier routine in 2023 can offer lasting benefits, from higher energy levels throughout the day to chronic disease prevention. Read...  read more

New COVID-19 Variants and What You Need to Know

December 26, 2022

With the holiday season in full swing, many people are planning to visit family and socialize in the coming weeks. But, concern over COVID-19 can quickly dampen the festive mood. In this article, we’ll discuss new COVID-19 variants and what you need to know to prevent infection all season long.  COVID-19 Variants The COVID-19 virus...  read more

Myths and Facts About Fevers in Children and Infants

December 15, 2022

As a parent, it’s natural to worry about your child when they’re feeling sick. Fevers, in particular, often cause significant concern in parents of young children and infants. However, many widespread myths about fevers in children could be leading you astray.  Below, we’ve listed some of the most common myths about fevers in children, along...  read more

How to Strengthen Your Winter Immune System

November 30, 2022

With winter approaching and the days getting shorter, we tend to spend more time indoors. Spending more time inside with family or friends can cause various illnesses and infections to spread more rapidly.  Fortunately, there are measures you can take to keep yourself healthy as the year comes to a close. This article will discuss...  read more

Illnesses to Watch Out For This Winter

November 10, 2022

With the holidays approaching, we’re entering the season for various winter illnesses. Along with practicing excellent hygiene, it’s crucial to know the signs and symptoms of the illnesses that we’re most often exposed to during the winter.  This article will discuss the illnesses that most commonly surge with the holiday season.  The Most Common Winter...  read more

What to Expect During a DOT Physical

October 29, 2022

If you’re a commercial motor vehicle driver or considering becoming one, you’ll need to undergo a DOT (Department of Transportation) physical. Understanding what to expect from this physical can help you complete it more quickly and easily.   What is a DOT Physical? DOT physicals are mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, or FMCSA,...  read more

When to Visit an Urgent Care for Coughing

September 28, 2022

A cough that sticks around for a few days after a cold or change in the weather is nothing to worry about. Many people experience this a few times per year. But, if your cough seems to be lingering longer than normal, you may be wondering whether to seek professional help.  You should consider visiting...  read more

What Your Stool Color, Shape, and Smell is Telling You

August 27, 2022

It may be taboo to discuss, but your stool indicates your body’s general health. When a patient is complaining of gastrointestinal symptoms, one of the first questions a doctor will often ask is the size, smell, and shape of their stool. This article will discuss the different characteristics of stool that you should be aware...  read more

Sunburn vs. Sun Poisoning: What's the Difference?

July 25, 2022

With summer in full swing, people are flocking to the beach, having parties at the pool, and spending time at the park. Unfortunately, without enough sunscreen, all of this fun in the sun can lead to sunburn and even sun poisoning.  Sunburn and sun poisoning are commonly confused, but there are distinct differences between the...  read more

The Dangers of High Cholesterol

June 28, 2022

Close to 94 million adults over the age of 20 in the United States have cholesterol levels that exceed 200 mg/dL, which is considered high cholesterol. This widespread health concern has no symptoms but presents many notable risks, including: Coronary Heart Disease High levels of cholesterol in the blood can lead to atherosclerosis, which is...  read more

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