The flu season is just around the corner, but patients may want to get their flu shot as early as September! Each year, the influenza virus infects over 40 million people, contributes to millions of flu-related diseases, and creates thousands of hospitalizations for patients that are especially vulnerable. As the seasons change into fall, patients […]
With the school year fast approaching, it’s time to make sure your child gets their annual physical. Not only do many schools require children to get a physical, but addressing medical concerns you have now can actually prevent stress during the school year. Here are some of the key benefits of getting a back to […]
Sport and camp physicals are necessary for most children to participate in recreational activities during the summer. State laws usually require that private and public recreational organizations review sport physicals before enrolling children into programs.
Additionally, parents will have to provide an updated physical every year to enroll their child in a new or continuous activity. […]
With summer comes outdoor fun, cookouts, and of course grilling! Getting the family or friends together for a cookout is one of the best ways to enjoy the summer weather. But it is also important to ensure that you are taking the necessary precautions to safely grill.
Grilling safely not only includes avoiding direct injury but […]
Measles cases have ballooned in 2019 and the disease itself is one of the U.S’s most significant public health risks, especially for younger children.
In 2019 alone, there have been over 1044 cases of the measles reported across the country in a mix of urban and rural communities. The majority of the cases were reported in the […]
Asthma and seasonal allergy sufferers are all too familiar with unsuccessful workout attempts. Being unable to catch your breath, sneezing, wheezing, and coughing just scratch the surface of potential symptoms that make exercising a challenge. It can be tempting to give up on your fitness goals when you’re suffering with one of these diseases, but […]
Making a healthy lifestyle change is a great thing, but many people struggle to take the first step – literally! All of the information and expectations about what a healthy lifestyle looks like can be overwhelming for a beginner in the fitness world. Let us break it down for you into a few simple tips […]
Vaping has become the latest trend among adults and teens alike. What started as a replacement for traditional cigarettes has become an entirely new issue facing vape users. Experts are especially concerned about the risk this trend is placing on our youth and teenagers. The number of underage vape users is growing each day, so […]
Seasonal allergies such as hay fever impact millions of Americans every year, which may lead to lower productivity, increased fatigue, and several uncomfortable day-to-day symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate that over 20 million people in the U.S are diagnosed with hay fever annually.
Additionally, over 8 million people reported a respiratory allergy in […]
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. […]