You’ve likely heard to recent debates surrounding pediatric vaccines. From claims that they cause autism to uncertainty as to why they’re needed, many new questions have worked their way to the surface of the conversation. If you’re a parent or caregiver, it’s important that you understand why vaccines matter, how they work, and if they’re […]
Parents have a difficult job of protecting the health and safety of their child. Sometimes, even with the best prevention, accidents and illness still occur. Parents that have a sick or injured child are in for a scary experience. That fear leaves parents unsure of how to treat the child and in many cases, leads […]
Vaccines are incredibly important for developing young children’s immune system against infectious diseases and for improving immunity from dangerous viruses and bacteria.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) explain that vaccinations are necessary for children and young adults (13-18) to develop immunity from diseases including measles, rubella, mumps, tetanus, and hepatitis. Without these key vaccinations the spread […]
Most adults will require an STD (sexually transmitted disease) test or screening throughout their life. In 2017, nearly 2.2 million adults reported cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis as more cases of these STD grew year-to-year.
Additionally, most adults that are sexually active already have a high risks of contracting at least one STD in their […]
If you have ever been in a major retailer, pharmacy chain, or a similar store then you likely have seen a “retail clinic.”
For the most part, retail clinics aim to provide convenient and affordable healthcare services to shoppers while they’re already shopping or running an errand. A retail clinic may be good for an individual […]
As you may have heard, “vaping” or the consumption of e-cigarettes is growing immensely in popularity among teenagers and young adults.
Nearly 11 percent of high school seniors, 8 percent of 10th graders, and 3.5 percent of eighth-graders have tried e-cigarettes or frequently use e-cigarettes, according to data gathered by Yale School of Medicine. These […]
2019 has just started, but it may be time to start thinking about the best ways to prevent or treat a chronic disease.
Nearly six out of ten Americans have at least one chronic condition, according to the CDC. This means that every person has a significant risk of developing a chronic condition.
Chronic diseases […]
Injuries, illnesses, and other unexpected medical events can derail your normal life. In most instances, you’ll want and need medical treatment ASAP for whatever your ailment is.
But most people may have trouble deciding when their medical situation is “urgent” or a full-on “medical emergency.” These terms confuse many patients requiring healthcare services since they […]
The new year is the perfect time to create resolutions to improve your health, but the sad reality is that most people abandon their decisions by the end of February. We want to help you improve your health in 2019, so we created a manageable list of health tips and resolutions you can take on […]
When the flu strikes, it can really take a toll on your body. While there is no cure for the flu or a cold, there are many at-home remedies that can provide you with short-term relief, and a few of them might actually help you get better. See which ones show the most promise!