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Is Swimmer’s Ear Causing Your Child’s Ear Pain?

Swimmer’s ear is a common ear infection. It can develop from swimming, but excess water or abrasions in your ear can cause infection to develop, too. Learn more about the symptoms of swimmer’s ear and find out what’s causing your child’s ear pain.

May 21st, 2019
That Sore Throat Could be Caused by Acid Reflux

A sore throat is a common symptom of the flu or other virus, but did you know it could be a sign of acid reflux? Heartburn affects up to 60 million Americans every month. For a sore throat caused by acid reflux, find relief by treating the cause.

Apr 17th, 2019
Everything You Need to Know About an EKG

If you’ve experienced heart problems, you’ve probably heard talk of getting an EKG. While it may seem scary, knowing what you’ll be dealing with can alleviate some of the stress — which is good for your heart!

Feb 12th, 2019
Your Guide To Staying Healthy During Flu And Cold Season

Winter is here, and while it brings with it cooler weather, sparkling lights, and long vacations, it also brings a few things much less pleasant: the flu and the cold. By taking some precautions, you can stay healthy during the sick season.

Dec 6th, 2018
Food Poisoning or Stomach Virus: How to Tell the Difference

Differences between food poisoning and stomach viruses are often subtle. The more you know about each of these conditions, the more easily you can determine what’s upsetting your stomach — and causing all those other symptoms, too.

Nov 21st, 2018
Back-to-School Tips for Children With Asthma or Allergies

It’s back-to-school time! While that’s exciting, it can also be a little concerning for parents of children with asthma and allergies. So what can you do to help your kids avoid attacks at school? Here are some tips to get you started.

Sep 26th, 2018
Why You Need a Flu Shot Every Year

Just because you received a flu shot last year doesn’t mean you’re protected this year. The virus evolves each season, and your antibodies become weakened over time. Find out why you need a yearly vaccine to protect yourself and those you love.

Oct 18th, 2018
Should You Be Tested for STDs?

Not showing symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean you don’t have an STD. Therefore, if you’re sexually active, you should get tested regularly — symptoms or no symptoms.

Jul 20th, 2018
How to Tell if Your Cut Needs Stitches

You’re slicing vegetables for dinner when the knife slips. You’ve cut yourself, but do you need stitches? There are a few things that let you know whether to head to our urgent care center or not.

Jun 21st, 2018
5 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Heart Healthy

The heart deserves more credit. It beats an average of 2.5 billion times over your lifetime and delivers oxygenated blood and nutrients throughout your body. Adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle can help ensure your heart stays strong as you age.

May 16th, 2018
Tips for Keeping Your Kids Healthy This Spring

In their efforts to explore the world around them, kids push boundaries and accidents happen. Here are several steps you can take to greatly reduce their chances of getting hurt or becoming sick this spring.

Mar 29th, 2018