Vaping, also known as e-cigarettes, have become increasingly popular in recent years. These devices have not only gained the attention of former smokers looking to quit. In fact, one of the largest demographics drawn to these devices is youth and teenagers. While vapes with fun flavors and cool smoke tricks may attract kids to use […]
College students, in general, find themselves in a unique position. The crazy schedules, high-stress levels, and on-the-go lifestyle often lead to poor health and safety choices. While we aren’t expecting to turn your lifestyle around wholly, we hope that some of these lifestyle changes will leave a significant impact on your health!
What You Put […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.