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‘Tis the SneezeOn!

Your eyes feel itchy, your nose is stuffy, and you’re finding yourself constantly reaching for a tissue.  If this happens during the same time every year, you might be suffering from seasonal allergies.
An allergy is what happens when your immune system overreacts to something that is harmless, sending your body into a frenzy.

Some common allergens […]

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How Seasonal Allergies Can Affect Your Sports Performance

No matter how hard you trained off-season, pollen season can knock you out before game time even starts.
The spring season is known to leave millions miserable for weeks at a time, and athletes who play outdoor sports are some of the main victims.

Some athletes cannot wait grab their baseball mitts or their lacrosse sticks, while […]

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Should I get tested for STDs?

STD testing is not necessarily kitchen table talk, or even pillow talk, but if you and your partner are sexually active, you should have “The Talk” about getting tested.

Depending upon your sexual behavior, you may want to get tested more often than you think.  When you are sexually active, there is a possibility that you […]

By |March 23rd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Should I get tested for STDs?

Your Spring Cleaning Checklist

For many households, the melting of snow and blooming of flowers means it’s time for a spring cleaning session.

Spring cleaning not only helps you declutter your home; it can also improve your family’s overall health by killing germs and bacteria that have been living with you for months!

Here are a few areas of your home […]

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Know Your Risks for Heart Disease

Know Your Risks for Heart Disease
Risk factors are habits and conditions that can make a person develop a chronic health condition or disease.  Habits such as smoking and having a poor diet can increase your risks for cardiovascular disease.

Cardiovascular disease, also known as heart disease, generally refers to conditions that involve narrowed or blocked blood […]

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February is American Heart Month

February is American Heart Month!  
This annual event began under the President Lyndon B. Johnson administration in 1964 to raise awareness on the importance of heart health.

At the time of the Johnson administration, more than half of U.S. deaths were caused by cardiovascular disease, with little known information on ways to reduce risks for heart […]

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When to Visit Urgent Care for a Cold

So, you’re currently dealing with a runny nose, dry cough and thinking of calling out of work because you can’t bring yourself to leave your bed.  A few days have gone by and your symptoms seem to have worsened.  Is it time to visit a physician?

Now that we’re officially in flu season, your symptoms might […]

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How to Stay on Track with Your New Year’s Resolutions

Progress report!  It’s a few weeks into the new year!  Have you started your New Year’s Resolutions yet?

If you’re like most us, you probably haven’t started working toward your yearly goals, yet.  Why is that?  Many of us set unrealistic goals such as trying to lose 65 pounds in the first quarter of the year, […]

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Going Home For the Holidays? Avoid Getting Sick During Your Trip

The holiday season is all about spreading love, cheer, and good will. An important part of that is  spending time with family. If you have relocated or live far away from your loved ones, you’re more than likely going home for the holidays.

Getting sick is a part of everyday life. Being on the road during […]

By |December 19th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Going Home For the Holidays? Avoid Getting Sick During Your Trip

Keep Your Thanksgiving Cold and Flu Free

The holidays are the time of year where everyone gathers around the dinner table. Love and cheer are spread and with that, unfortunately, germs.

Hugs and kisses, sharing drinks and eating utensils, etc. keep us in the holiday spirit but also contribute to the spreading of germs.

As this is the cold/flu season, here are our recommended […]

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