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STD Testing 101: When to get a screening

Most adults in the U.S will likely need to get an STD test or screening because of the high rate of STDs in the country. Current statistics indicate that there are 2.2 million new cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis combined each year.

The chances of getting an STD also increase significantly among sexually active adults. […]

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Sports-Injury Prevention Tips for your Child

Did you know that nearly 775,000 youth athletes have to go to the hospital due to unorganized and organized sports activity? According to the CDC, hospitalizations for all recreational activities among children aged 5-14 total 3.1 million patients annually.

Sports injuries are common nationally, but you’ll never fully know when or how your child may get […]

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Vaccinations 101: What are they and how do they keep you healthy?

Vaccinations, otherwise known as “shots,” are know as some of the most effective ways to prevent infectious diseases but recently have come under scrutiny by anti-vaxxing campaging. This has led healthcare experts and organizations to publicly defend the usefulness of vaccinations. Additionally, lawmakers are working to make vaccinations mandatory and prevent misinformed parents from forgoing their child’s […]

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Exercise skills to keep you healthy during the winter time!

The cold season usually means lots of snow days as well as lots of snowed-in days! While a break from school or work may be nice it may feel like you’re cramped indoors without much room to exercise.

Winter months can contribute to increases in inactivity and days of sedentary activity, which also increase health […]

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Coughing, sneezing, or sniffling? Here’s how you can prevent and treat acute respiratory infections

As wintertime hits, seasonal illnesses and allergies are in the air. Along with those illnesses come the likely possibility that you could experience an acute respiratory infection.

An acute respiratory infection is an infection that interferes with normal breathing patterns. These infections may start out in just the sinuses or throat but can eventually work […]

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Gift Wrapping Precautions

Holiday gift wrapping is one of the many joys of the season for some, for others, it’s a chore that they dread. Regardless of which side you fall on, it’s essential to follow certain precautions while you wrap your gifts.

Choose the Right Surface
Many people wrap their gifts on the floor, but the awkward positioning is […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Gift Wrapping Precautions

Treating a Runny Nose

Got a case of the sniffles?  If your nose is running faster than a waterfall, and you’re constantly reaching for a tissue, you might be coming down with a cold.  A runny nose is the result of excess nasal mucus production, which leads to watery nasal secretions that discharge from your nostrils or drip into […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Treating a Runny Nose

Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Practice Trick or Treating Safety This Halloween

Halloween is a time where children are excited, but parents are nervous. There are many potential dangers on Halloween, especially while your child is trick or treating. Once your child finds a costume they love and you’re ready to go, don’t forget to keep a few things in mind.
Have Adult Supervision at All Times
While […]

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Family Health and Fitness

Did you know that the family is the most important social influence for physical activity? Research shows that children of active parents are 5.8 times more likely to engage in physical activity on a regular basis.

Today, most children do not meet the recommended amount of daily exercise, which is crucial to healthy growth and development.

To […]

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