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Do Bunions Go Away on Their Own?

You realize that your big toe has been shifting for some time and now you have a full-blown bunion. Is it too late to take steps to prevent this deformity? The answer is yes, but we do have solutions.
Sep 1st, 2023

The Top 5 Risk Factors for Heart Disease

If you consider that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, you understand why it’s so important to understand the risk factors. Here, we review five of the top drivers of heart disease.
Sep 1st, 2023

Dealing with Hot Flashes? Here's How to Manage Them

You’re fine one moment, but the next, you’re burning up and drenched in sweat. Welcome to the world of menopause, where hot flashes affect about 75% of women. Here are some tips for turning down the heat.
Aug 7th, 2023

4 Techniques to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medication

Nearly half of adults in the United States have high blood pressure, which means you’re in good company if you have hypertension. Still, this is company we’d rather you didn’t keep, which is why we want you to follow these four steps.
Aug 7th, 2023

5 Tips to Care for Your Eyes When You Have Diabetes

When you have diabetes, there are a number of complications that you should keep in mind as you manage the disease, and your eyesight is certainly a big one. Here are five tips to protect your vision.
Jul 1st, 2023

What Should I Bring to My Child's School Physical?

When you have diabetes, there are a number of complications that you should keep in mind as you manage the disease, and your eyesight is certainly a big one. Here are five tips to protect your vision.
Jul 1st, 2023

Why Do I Keep Getting Athlete's Foot?

While it may not be all that medically serious, athlete’s foot has a way of disrupting your life thanks to its location and stubbornness. If you have ongoing problems with this common foot condition, here are some next steps.
Jun 1st, 2023

4 Types of Birth Control: Which Is Right for Me?

You’re not ready for a pregnancy right now, so you’d like to explore your options in birth control, and there are plenty. Here, we break them down into four different categories to help with your decision.
Jun 1st, 2023

3 Telltale Warning Signs of Cavities

It’s pretty hard to get through life without developing tooth decay and ending up with a cavity or two. The most important thing is to recognize when there's a problem so you can preserve your tooth.
May 1st, 2023

Top Tips for Managing Arthritis

One in 4 Americans struggles with arthritis, and this number is expected to grow by leaps and bounds. If you’re dealing with joint pain and inflammation, here are some tips to help you move more freely.
May 1st, 2023

7 Lifestyle Modifications to Help Control Hypertension

While heart disease may be the leading cause of death in the United States, an incredible 90% of heart disease is preventable. It’s this second statistic we want to focus on, and an effective way to do that is to lower your blood pressure.
Mar 5th, 2023

5 Common Causes of Foot Pain

From small problems like ingrown toenails to larger issues like fractures, foot pain of any kind can affect your ability to move through the world. Here’s a look at five common problems that lead to foot pain.
Mar 5th, 2023

Recognizing the Signs of Depression

Diagnosed depression in both adults and children has been on the rise, and this may have something to do with our increasing ability to recognize when there’s a problem. Here’s a look at some of the signs.
Feb 8th, 2023

How Often Should I Have a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

To call your ability to see the world around you important is an understatement. Your eyes help you navigate the world, so you should do whatever it takes to keep them healthy, which starts with regular eye exams.
Feb 8th, 2023

The Importance of Having an Annual Well Woman Checkup

The health needs that women require throughout their lives can vary quite a deal. From family planning to transitioning through menopause, annual well woman checkups provide you with the care you need every step of the way.
Jan 24th, 2023

What Causes Plantar Fasciitis and How We Treat It

You get out of bed in the morning and find you’re unable to walk thanks to searing pain in the soles of your feet and in your heels. The cause of this temporary immobility is likely plantar fasciitis. Here’s what you should know.
Dec 1st, 2022

When Is Your Tooth Pain Cause for Concern?

Tooth pain has a way of hijacking your life, and it’s one symptom that’s hard to ignore. In fact, you shouldn’t ignore it, as tooth pain is likely signaling a problem in your teeth or gums that we need to address.
Dec 1st, 2022

Which Type of Birth Control Is Right For You?

You’re exploring ways in which you can prevent an unwanted pregnancy, but the sheer amount of birth control options may seem overwhelming. Here, we break them down so that you can choose one that’s right for you.
Nov 10th, 2022

The Importance of Diabetic Eye Care

Did you know that diabetes is the leading cause of new cases of blindness in the United States? Diabetes can cast a wide net over your health, which includes your eye health, making diabetic eye care paramount.
Nov 10th, 2022

Signs Your Child Could Have ADHD

Most children are active and often struggle with paying attention, but it doesn’t mean that a behavioral disorder like attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder is present. Here, we review some key signs of ADHD.
Oct 13th, 2022

Are Your Vaccinations Up To Date?

Polio, whooping cough, tetanus — these are just a few of the potentially serious diseases that vaccines can prevent. To ensure your family’s health, it’s very much worth staying on top of your immunization schedules.
Oct 13th, 2022

5 Benefits of Medication Management

Chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension require ongoing care and medications. Medication management can help you avoid harmful interactions, but that’s just one of the perks. Read on to learn five benefits of medication management.
Sep 22nd, 2022

The Top Warning Signs of Hypertension to Look Out For

Hypertension is largely a silent disease, meaning it doesn’t typically cause symptoms. Still, there are ways your body might tell you something’s wrong. Learn more about these signs so you can be more aware and protect your health.
Sep 22nd, 2022

It's Time for Your Flu Shot

Whether you've gotten the flu before or not, it's always important to get the flu vaccine and stay healthy this flu season.
Dec 9th, 2021

Myths About the Flu Shot

Many people are concerned when it comes to getting the flu shot each year, but it's actually very safe.
Oct 26th, 2021

National Healthcare Quality Week

National Healthcare Quality Week is an important time to make sure you're receiving the best quality of care from your providers.
Oct 19th, 2021

Diabetes & Foot Problems

A big part of taking care of yourself if diagnosed with diabetes includes foot care. There are ways to make sure your feet are staying healthy while managing your disease.
Sep 23rd, 2021

Preventing & Preparing for HIV

If you've been exposed to HIV, you have options to treat it. Read on to find out whether you're eligible for HIV treatment.
Sep 14th, 2021

Beginner’s Guide on Getting Routine Blood Work Done

How often should I get blood work done? What determines if I should get it done? Get answers to the most asked questions about routine blood work.Blood can tell you about your organ function, diet, metabolism, illnesses, and if you have certain diseases...
Oct 13th, 2019

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Sep 7th, 2022

Dental Management and Care for Diabetics

Diabetic patients are vulnerable to several health complications, including their teeth and gums. However, with the right management and care, you can improve your oral health if you are a diabetic patient. Regardless of your diabetes type, it is
Jul 15th, 2020

Out of Step? 10 Smart Reasons to See a Podiatrist

77% of Americans say they have experienced foot pain. However, only a third of those would seek expert care from a podiatrist.Leaving yourself to suffer through foot pain can have a major impact on your quality of life...
Jan 19th, 2020

A Helpful Guide to the Signs and Symbols of Depression

Did you know that an estimated 17.3 million American adults suffer from depression at least once in their lifetime?This is a troubling statistic. But thanks to the increasing awareness about mental illness, people no longer have to suffer alone...
Jan 1st, 2020

LASIK Requirements: Are You a Good LASIK Candidate?

Did you know that almost 97% of people who undergo LASIK surgery end up with 20/20 vision or better? That’s because this procedure is extremely safe and accurate nowadays, thanks to new advancements in medical equipment.But is LASIK good for you as well...
Dec 8th, 2019

Eye Care for Kids 101: A Complete Guide for Parents

When you’re a parent, protecting your children is your main priority. Ensuring their five senses remain intact is part of the job.Vision problems appear between the ages of 18 months and four years of age, according to WebMD...
Dec 1st, 2019

Do You Know If You Have PTSD: The Common Symptoms

Are you wondering how do you know if you have PTSD? If yes, click here for some helpful information of the different symptoms.About 7 to 8% of the U.S. population have PTSD at some point in their lives...
Nov 10th, 2019

Everything You Need to Know About STD Testing

STD testing is very important and it is vital to understand how they work. Click here for some information about STD testing.Every day, over 1 million sexually transmitted infections are acquired worldwide...
Nov 3rd, 2019

Is Hammertoe Surgery the Only Treatment Option for This Condition?

Hammertoe starts out pretty harmless but it can soon escalate into something more serious. Find out more about hammertoe surgery and if it’s really necessary.Hammertoe is a medical condition where the middle joint of one or more toes becomes bent upward...
Aug 18th, 2019

12 Warning Signs of an Infected Toenail

Ingrown toenails are a common problem but that doesn’t mean you should ignore them. Take heed of the warning signs to avoid developing an infected toenail.Does every step leave your foot aching in pain? You may want to get that checked out...
Aug 11th, 2019

9 Common Causes of Aching Feet that You Shouldn’t Ignore

Aching feet can be a symptom of something more serious that needs urgent treatment. Find out what’s behind your foot pain and how to get relief here.75% of Americans will experience foot problems at some point in their lives...
Aug 4th, 2019

Acute Glaucoma

Around 100 million people have some form of diabetes and pre-diabetes. The condition is becoming a problem in the U.S., and everyone should be aware that it isn’t going away soon...
Jul 28th, 2019

How to clean glasses

Are you wearing glasses right now? With over 177 million Americans needing some kind of vision correction, you’re not alone.Eyeglasses are important, whether it’s to read, work, drive, or watch your favorite movie...
Jul 22nd, 2019

Do I Need Glasses? 9 Signs You Do Not Want To Miss

Relying on your vision is something that most of us need to do to get through our everyday lives. However, when we run into issues that make it difficult for us to use our eyes efficiently, it begins to put a damper on our days...
Jul 14th, 2019

How Doctors Treat Painful Plantar Fasciitis

You might be right: if you’ve been experiencing foot pains and don’t know what’s going on, you could have sprained your ankle or have put too much strain on it walking...
Jun 18th, 2019

The Dangers of a High Fever for Your Child

The average child will get sick upwards of 12 times in their first year of daycare. While these are normally common colds, children can also experience fevers, pink eye, and stomach bugs...
Jun 16th, 2019

What to Expect at a Comprehensive Eye Exam

Over 64% of adult Americans wear eyeglasses, which is about 159.2 million people. With such high numbers, there’s a good chance that you and your loved ones need vision correction...
Jun 9th, 2019

What’s Biting You: The Most Common Bug Bites and Stings

Vector-borne diseases, such as West Nile virus, Zika, Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, account for nearly a fifth of all infectious diseases around the globe, robbing an approximate 700, 000 people of their lives every year...
Jun 2nd, 2019

7 Must Know Acute Glaucoma Symptoms

Going to the eye doctor only to get a little puff of air in your eye isn’t fun. But did you know that little puff of air can keep you from going blind?If someone in your family history had glaucoma, you may also be at risk for the condition...
Jan 6th, 2019