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When Should a Patient Get a STD/STI Test?

Perhaps the number one advice that is given in regard to sexual activity is to use protection and get tested. It’s an important one, especially in light of the fact that an individual can have a sexually transmitted disease (STD)/sexually transmitted infection (STI) without being aware because of the absence of signs or symptoms.

The […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on When Should a Patient Get a STD/STI Test?

Wellness and Lifestyle Tips That Help Improve Your Overall Health

Improving overall health and wellness is much more than changing up your diet. Good nutrition is only one of the factors that can help you to achieve overall optimal health. You have to keep in mind certain wellness and lifestyle changes that may be small yet very effective.

How you eat, sleep, as well as the […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Wellness and Lifestyle Tips That Help Improve Your Overall Health

2019 Winter Safety Tips for you and your family!

Winter: when snow days become synonymous for fun with your family! As a parent, you shouldn’t be worrying or over-stressed about keeping the family safe and healthy when the temperature drops to perfect snowman-making weather.

When you’re out enjoying the day with the kids at the sledding hill, on the ski slopes, or just warming […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 2019 Winter Safety Tips for you and your family!

How to pick Urgent Care over the Emergency Room

Injuries and illnesses happen without warning and can drastically impact your life. When they eventually do happen, it is important to know when it is best use either an emergency room (ER) or an urgent care center.

The difference between an urgent care center and an ER is that an urgent care center is an […]

By |January 16th, 2019|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to pick Urgent Care over the Emergency Room

Gift Wrapping Precautions

Holiday gift wrapping is one of the many joys of the season for some, for others, it’s a chore that they dread. Regardless of which side you fall on, it’s essential to follow certain precautions while you wrap your gifts.

Choose the Right Surface
Many people wrap their gifts on the floor, but the awkward positioning is […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Gift Wrapping Precautions

How to Know the Difference Between a Cold and the Flu

Don’t know the difference between a cold and the flu?  Here are a few questions you may have that can help you spot the differences!
Q. I woke up with a sore throat and a runny nose. Is it a cold or the flu?
A. While you could possibly have the flu, colds showcase much milder symptoms. […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How to Know the Difference Between a Cold and the Flu

Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, […]

By |November 8th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

When Should I Visit Urgent Care?

Should the bruise on your leg following your soccer game send you to the emergency room, or to an urgent care center?
Often times, when we we’re faced with a sudden injury, it can be difficult to know where to go for the care you need.  Life-threatening emergencies, such as a stroke, heart attack, or serious head […]

By |October 30th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on When Should I Visit Urgent Care?

Family Health and Fitness

Did you know that the family is the most important social influence for physical activity? Research shows that children of active parents are 5.8 times more likely to engage in physical activity on a regular basis.

Today, most children do not meet the recommended amount of daily exercise, which is crucial to healthy growth and development.

To […]

By |October 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Family Health and Fitness

Is Your Backpack a Pain in the Back?

You want to send your child off to school in good health, from their nutritional breakfast to their school lunches.  You also want to make sure they won’t get injured while they’re on school grounds.  But one essential item every student needs might lead to an jury.

A necessity for any student, backpacks hold your essentials such […]

By |September 17th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Is Your Backpack a Pain in the Back?
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