Having a cough is annoying, uncomfortable, and something that no one wants to deal with any longer than they have to. As annoying as a cough is, a lot of people think there’s nothing that can be done other than waiting for it to go away. That misconception leads to days spent feeling uncomfortable instead […]
Bronchitis is a type of upper respiratory infection that’s especially common during the wintertime. Bronchitis often rises in the number of cases along with the cold, flu, pneumonia, and sinus infections. If bronchitis goes untreated it will get worse and can even require hospitalization. When you’re battling a case of bronchitis, getting the treatment you […]
Urgent care is an excellent alternative to the emergency room if you require treatment for an urgent but non-life-threatening injury or illness. Even though there are urgent care centers in nearly every town now, it can still take a while to get from where you are to the urgent care for treatment.
When that happens, […]
Suffering from a chronic disease is something that impacts every aspect of a patient’s life. Each decision they make will somehow connect back to their disease, and this can become a suffocating feeling.
To avoid being buried under depression because of your chronic illness, use a care checklist to keep everything on track. Additionally, make sure […]
Family holiday traditions are the best part of this time of year. Traditions bring people together, make you feel nostalgic, and offers a break from the stress of normal day-to-day life. Unfortunately, many holiday traditions that families share aren’t so healthy. We want to help change that this year! Check out these tips and suggestions […]
Stress and the holiday season seem to go hand in hand for many people. The planning, decorating, cooking, and entertaining all becomes a lot in a very short period of time. While you may think holiday, stress is inevitable and harmless, that couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, that common misconception has the […]
Fall is a season that sees higher rates of sports related injuries than almost any other time of year. This can be credited to the fact that football season is in full swing, as well as many other sports that engage children and adults alike. Injury can occur at any age and any experience level, […]
Waiting until the heart of flu season to remember your flu shot is a mistake that a staggeringly high number of people make each year. Experts say that you should try to get your flu shot at least a month before flu season actually begins, but some are recommending getting it even earlier than that. […]
The flu season is pretty much kicking off at this moment. As more people stay close together indoors during gatherings, work, and school the flu has a greater chance of spreading from person to person.
The best way to protect against the flu virus is with an updated flu vaccine known as a “flu shot.” Without […]
The influenza virus can cause flu-related illnesses and other health consequences for millions of people annually. By protecting yourself against the disease, families can ensure they are vaccinated, hygienic, and less likely to get the disease.
A big part of preventing the flu virus is knowing how, and where, the flu virus is likely to spread. […]