There’s no way around it: You’re going to be exposed to hot and humid conditions this summer, and as a result, you’ll be at risk of heat-related illness. Just as with any potential health complication, knowing the warning signs and symptoms will … [Read more...] about Understanding the three basic levels of heat illness
According to the Migraine Research Foundation (yes, that is a real foundation), nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households includes someone with chronic migraines. Of those sufferers, 90 percent are miss work or are unable to function normally during their … [Read more...] about How to Treat a Migraine
A mosquito can be quite the nuisance on a hot summer day at the beach. Your intense game of sand volleyball can seem more like a fight against flying, blood-hungry pests than a game of friendly sport competition. And then there are those itchy bites … [Read more...] about A Cure for the Itch: Mosquito Bite Treatment & Prevention
It seems like every anti-aging cream and advanced acne treatment has a “magical elixir” that really works, at least according to their commercials. Bold advertising claims have long since been an issue of debate, and some of these companies were … [Read more...] about 5 Myths About Skincare & Acne
Springtime is a beautiful season marked by warmer weather and blooming flowers, but if you’re susceptible to allergies this time of year can seem dreadful—and doctors are calling for yet another intense allergy season. “Not only has there been an … [Read more...] about Allergy Shots vs. Medications: What’s the best option?
First, a little history Asthma has been recognized throughout history as far back as Ancient Egypt. Around 450 BC, the respiratory problem was coined from the Greek word: ἅσθμα or asthma, meaning, “panting.” While epinephrine is commonly referred to … [Read more...] about What do you know about: Asthma
We recently came across this review of our facility and it got us thinking about shingles. "This place is remarkable. I went in with severe rib pain. I am going through an unbelievable stressful time in my personal life. I wasn’t even thinking about … [Read more...] about Thinking About Shingles
Have you ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI)? They’re not fun. UTIs are usually developed in women and can be serious if the infection spreads to your kidneys. How serious? Well…death actually. Not to be dramatic, but a kidney infection left … [Read more...] about Do I Have a Kidney Infection?
It’s 3:14 a.m. and you’re up again with your nine month old. This is the third time this week and you’re starting to wonder if she has an ear infection. Here are a few signs, symptoms and causes of ear infections in babies – along with a few warning … [Read more...] about Does your kid have an ear infection?
Next week is… you guessed it – Food Allergy Awareness Week in your community. You know, that time of year when you and all your loved ones gather together, potluck style, to help raise awareness of food allergy as a serious public health issue. … [Read more...] about What you should know about food allergies