Flu Prevention and Treatment Techniques You Need to Know

Fall is here, and flu season won’t be far behind. Learn the best flu prevention methods, and when it’s time to see a doctor. Flu is a contagious respiratory illness that can lead to serious complications such as pneumonia and even death. In fact, flu-related illnesses...

Prevent Scars with Proper Wound Care

Cuts, scrapes, and minor wounds are a part of life, but lasting scars don’t have to be. Learn how to care for your wounds and prevent scars. What Exactly Is A Scar? When skin is injured, our body produces extra collagen in an effort to repair the wound as fast as...

Back to School: Common Classroom Illnesses

The start of the school year brings with it new teachers, full backpacks, and plenty of homework. Unfortunately, it also brings an increased risk of illness for your children. Kids in school spend more time indoors, in close proximity to one another, sharing supplies,...

How to Prevent Common Sports Injuries

Sports are an amazing way to get exercise, be social, and improve your overall well-being. But every time you step onto the field, you run the risk of injury. Collisions, poor technique, overuse, or simply, bad luck can leave you with a serious medical issue. Common...

Antibiotics Misuse

Antibiotics are life-saving drugs that treat bacterial infections and reduce serious complications of disease. Unfortunately, due to misuse and inappropriate prescribing, these medications are becoming increasingly less effective, and some have stopped working...

Did you know there are different types of headaches?

Whether your headache is throbbing, squeezing, mild, or severe, one feeling is universal: you want it to go away! When it comes to any pain in the head region, most of us will label it as “just a headache”, take an over-the-counter pain reliever, and move on with our...