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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
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.

Dec 23rd, 2020
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
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
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
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