As a parent, you’ll try to do whatever it takes, you can to protect your child. Keeping them safe from broken bones and illness is one part of your job but keeping them safe from the sun is just as important! Children spend a lot of time outdoors. In only 15 minutes of them being […]
Dehydration is a common health and safety risk during the summertime, but the hot summer temperatures make it happen much more. Luckily, staying safe and hydrated is easier than you think. Follow these hydration guidelines during all your summer activities and the rest of the year! Just because you’re returning to work or school doesn’t […]
Summertime is a good part of the year to perform annual checkups and other diagnostic lab testing appointments you need to get around to. On top of summer days, vacations, and other breaks in the year, lab testing could be a great way for you to get a second opinion on any potential ailments.
Luckily for […]
Commercial drivers will require a DOT Physical for CDL renewal and ultimately maintaining their trucking career. The good news is that nearby walk-in clinics and urgent care centers can help drivers get DOT physicals on the same day as their visit. However, drivers will still want
Most drivers will know for sure whether or not they […]
Asthma is a condition that affects many adults and children. There is no cure for the condition, but your asthma symptoms can be controlled with the right techniques. Asthma control requires close attention and consistency. If you follow these tips you can work towards preventing asthma attacks and reducing the long-term health effects.
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 […]
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 […]