March is National Nutrition Month and a reminder to focus on the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound dietary habits. But for women, those habits can be difficult to maintain. Balancing the demands of work, family and school are just a few of the obstacles women face daily in the struggle to maintain a […]
It’s no secret that urgent care centers are growing in popularity. It seems that every town and city has begun seeing them pop up one after another, but why is that? Urgent care centers are changing the way that the world of medicine works, let’s find out how!
Why Are Urgent Care Centers So Popular?
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Having a cough is something that we’ve all experienced a time or two, but it’s never a fun experience. Coughing is often connected to other medical issues and may even come along with other unpleasant symptoms. If you’ve been using cough drops and over the counter medicine with no improvement of your symptoms, it’s time […]
We’ve all spent a night tossing and turning and we know how it makes us feel the next day – exhausted, irritable and out of sorts. But continuing to miss out on the recommended 7 to 9 hours of sleep nightly can also have some negative long-term effects. Sleep deprivation can raise your risk for chronic health […]
February is National Cancer Prevention Month and a time to help increase awareness nationwide about cancer, its causes and what we can do to prevent it.
So, can you really prevent cancer? The answer is………sometimes!
Some cancer risk factors cannot be controlled, such as age, sex, race or ethnicity, family history and inherited genetic characteristics. However, only […]
Each year, millions of patients are likely to experience a case of the common cold, influenza, or a related seasonal illness. When patients get suddenly sick during cold or flu season, it is likely the cause of an upper respiratory infection.
Upper respiratory infections, sometimes referred to as upper respiratory tract infections, are an extremely broad […]
As you may have heard from local news reports, the coronavirus has made its way from mainland China into the U.S from infected travelers. The concerning news of advanced illnesses, deaths, and outbreaks in other parts of the world continue to raise caution within the states as well. However, patients need to take some time […]
Winter is here, which means sledding and hot chocolate! But with the good comes the bad: specifically, the common cold. The average person will catch 3-4 colds a year, and dry air and increased time indoors make winter the easiest time to end up with this annoying illness. There is no cure for the common […]