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The Importance of Hydration:  Tips for a Healthy Summer

Did you know that the adult body is comprised of about 60% water? Proper hydration is essential for our overall good health. The water we drink optimizes blood pressure, regulates body temperature, lubricates joints, moves waste out of the body, aids in digestion.  Not drinking enough water is a major risk for dehydration, especially during […]

By |July 17th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on The Importance of Hydration:  Tips for a Healthy Summer

Why DOT Physicals Are Important

Depending on your field, you may be required to take periodic physical examinations to maintain certifications that are key to your employment. Jobs in healthcare, transportation, government and public service and the military often require physicals to ensure that you can perform the duties of the job safely, and will need to be performed depending […]

By |May 31st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Why DOT Physicals Are Important

What Can I Do to Prevent a Stroke?

The possibility of stroke increases as you age, especially if you have a family history or have certain risk factors that apply to your lifestyle. Luckily, there are ways you can reduce the possibility of suffering from a stroke by making certain changes to your wellness and routine. If you are interested in reducing your […]

By |May 31st, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on What Can I Do to Prevent a Stroke?

How to Manage Your Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies, like other types of allergies, develop when the body’s immune system overreacts to something in the environment, usually during spring, summer or fall when certain plants pollinate.

Symptoms include itchy eyes, sneezing, nasal congestion, and wheezing.  Seasonal allergies affect millions of people in the U.S. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that 19.9 million […]

By |April 8th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Manage Your Seasonal Allergies

Asthma Prevention 101: How to Control Asthma Triggers

Asthma is a condition in which a person’s airways become inflamed, narrow, and swell, producing extra mucus, which makes it difficult to breath.  Asthma affects millions of Americans in the United States and leads to a variety of uncomfortable symptoms and other debilitating health effects including asthma attacks.

According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), […]

By |April 5th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Asthma Prevention 101: How to Control Asthma Triggers

Uninsured? How to Get Medical Care Without Insurance

Millions of Americans in the U.S are uninsured even though federal law requires adults to have health insurance. The Kaiser Family Foundation estimates that nearly 27 million people across the country don’t have insurance. So if you don’t currently have insurance what can you do to get medical care?

Many people don’t have insurance as they […]

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Why Vaccines Are Important for Pediatric Health

Children need many vaccines over the years. While it’s never fun to watch your child receive a shot that they don’t want, opting out of the vaccines could put your child at serious risk. Vaccines are essential for a variety of reasons, but let’s take a closer look at some of the most notable ones.
Preventing […]

By |March 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Why Vaccines Are Important for Pediatric Health

How to Manage and Treat Back Pain

Back pain is a problem for a significant number of  Americans. From injury to chronic conditions such as arthritis, there can be many different causes of your back pain. There’s good news for those suffering though – you don’t have to continue living with your back pain! Patients can access several forms of treatment services […]

By |March 8th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Manage and Treat Back Pain

Diet and Exercise Wellness Tips for American Heart Month!

In our previous blog, we discussed the importance of American Heart Month and how patients should be mindful of their heart disease risks.

For a brief refresher: American Heart Month is a national campaign by healthcare organizations to build awareness about heart disease risks and ways adults can reduce their heart disease risks later on […]

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American Heart Month: Understanding How to Prevent and Treat Heart Disease

February is the start of American Heart Month as many healthcare providers, local organizations, and similar groups try to educate the public on how to manage heart disease risks.

According to the Department of Health and Human Services, American Heart Month is a national campaign aimed at building awareness about heart disease risks, prevention tips, and […]

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