The pool is a great place to enjoy the water and make great memories while having fun. Kids love to be in the pool, whether they are playing with squirt guns, swimming pool balls, or merely splashing to cool off. Pools can also be a dangerous place for kids if certain precautions are not taken. […]
Summertime is here again and most of us are eager to get back out into the sun especially after a long winter. However, before you and your family start all of those outdoor activities you’ve been waiting on it is important that you all know the risks of playing in the sun. The sun comes […]
May is National Arthritis Awareness Month, and it’s a time to bring attention to the increasing prevalence of arthritis, promote physical activity among arthritis sufferers across the U.S. and the importance of advocacy and urgency for more arthritis-related research. Arthritis affects more than 50 million adults across the country, and that number is expected to […]
As Spring begins to come into full bloom, millions of working people all over the country start to experience a seasonal difficulty that men, women, and children dread. Allergies, in one form or another, affect 20 million adults and six million children, making up 14% of the population in the United States. Allergies can be […]
Sex education is a tricky thing. For the most part, many young adults are misleadingly exposed to sex. Media and entertainment provide teens with a less than perfect look at what consequences can come from unsafe sex. In order to promote the best sex education possible, STD awareness has proved to be the most successful […]
You’ve likely heard your fair share of health advice from unqualified sources. Parents, grandparents, and those experienced with illness tend to voice their advice to anyone who will listen. While that advice may be given with the best of intentions, it often leads to the spread of false information. These are 4 of the most […]
Chronic diseases are something that doctors and patients have struggled against for years. Despite how common they are, many chronic diseases go undiagnosed and untreated for an extended period of time. The cause for that can be blamed on a lack of education and knowledge about the disease themselves, and warning signs to look out […]
The CDC has a public outreach program called HAN. HAN is designed to keep medical professionals and the general public aware of significant health risks, updates, and alerts. This alert system has multiple levels of severity. Some require immediate action, while others are used merely to inform the public. The most recent CDC health updates […]
Weight loss is a goal that many people set for themselves but healthily losing weight is essential when working towards that goal. Healthy weight loss refers to a slow but steady decline of 1-2 pounds per week. Crazy crash diet and exercise plans may offer results quicker than that, but the results will be short […]
2019 may be the perfect year to get your medical appointments back on track!
Last year, you may have experienced some complications, scheduling conflicts, or similar issues when trying to confirm your medical appointments. It can be very difficult to go to the doctor or another medical provider as needed without a set plan.