A Sore Throat or Strep Throat?

Your throat aches and the simple act of swallowing is suddenly painful. Is this a mild sore throat that will go away on its own, or a strep infection that needs antibiotics? Learn when it’s time to see a doctor for sore throat symptoms. There are many causes for a...

Stay Healthy and Safe this Holiday Season

While the winter holidays are a time of joy and celebration, the season is not without its pitfalls. Increased travel, family gatherings, and holiday decorations and gifts can bring unwanted stress, injury, and illness. Stay safe and healthy this season by following...

Could you have Prediabetes?

While a whopping eighty-six million Americans have prediabetes, 9 out of 10 of those people don’t even realize they have it. So, what exactly is prediabetes? Prediabetes means your blood sugar level is higher than normal, but not yet high enough to be diagnosed as...

How to make a Fast Flu Recovery

How to Make a Fast Flu Recovery Flu season is fast approaching. Learn your personal risk of the illness, and how to make a fast flu recovery if you do wind up sick this season. Flu Risks Many of us consider the flu a mild, common, and short-lived illness. However, for...

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

School is back in-session and temperatures are cooling down, which means cold and flu season is just around the corner. Learn what precautions you can take now to prevent cold and flu later. Cold and flu are contagious respiratory illnesses that spread through...