Spring Break Safety Tips

Health & Fitness
Spring Break Safety Tips

We’ve been waiting to say this for a while: Happy spring! This is always a fun time of the year. Before you and the family swap school clothes for bathing suits, learn how to have a safe Spring Break:
 
Swim Safely
Who doesn’t love a relaxing dip in the pool? Whether your idea …

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Strep Throat

Cold & Flu, Health & Fitness
Strep Throat

Raise your hand if you’ve had strep throat at some point in your life. Chances are most of our readers have experienced this infection at least once. One thing we can all agree on is that it stinks! Seriously, strep throat is known to cause bad breath and that’s one of least annoying symptoms.
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Sore Throats Explained

Allergies, Cold & Flu
Sore Throats Explained

One of the most common medical symptoms our patients come in with during this time of the year is a dry, scratchy or sore throat. Is this something that you’re currently experiencing? Luckily, in most cases, a sore throat is usually caused by a common cold or even allergies. This week we’ll be discussing …

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Check In: New Year’s Health Goals

Health & Fitness

Can you believe it? February is already half way over! About a month and a half ago, we wrote “New Year, New You- Health Goals for 2015.” Did you get a chance to read it? Today we’ll be checking back in with you about your New Year’s health goals. Make 2015 the year you …

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How To, Part 1: Stop a Runny Nose

Allergies, Cold & Flu
How To, Part 1: Stop a Runny Nose

Today, we want to introduce a new blog series to our readers. These blogs will focus on “How To” combat common health and fitness issues. We’ll kickoff this new series by discussing an issue every one of us has dealt with—a runny nose.
 
It’s beginning to be that time of year again. How …

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Simple Ways to Treat Cold Sores

Miscellaneous
Simple Ways to Treat Cold Sores

When was the last time you or your loved one came down with a cold sore? If you can’t remember, consider yourself lucky! For the rest of us who occasionally have a cold sore pop up, you know the feeling. They’re very hard to disguise, quite painful, and not to mention embarrassing! Today, we’re …

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Trim Unwanted Body Fat With These 5 Belly-Burning Tips

Health & Fitness
Trim Unwanted Body Fat With These 5 Belly-Burning Tips

 
Are you ready to loose some belly fat, but not sure how to start? Today we’ll be covering this topic and will give you five belly-burning tips for you to trim unwanted body fat! Implement these into your lifestyle for a slimmer tummy:
 
Go For a Run
Running is one of the most …

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5 Ways to Fall Asleep Faster and Stay Asleep Longer

Miscellaneous
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Having trouble falling asleep and getting a complete night’s rest? Everyone has experienced trouble sleeping at some point in his or her life. We’re here today to help guide you to dream land! We’ll be discussing your ideal sleep temperature, how to unwind, sleep schedules, a quick exercise and more! Sweet dreams:
 
Keep …

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What You Need to Know About Norovirus

Cold & Flu
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We hope that our readers have had a healthy start to 2015! This week we will be covering Norovirus. We’ll discuss what it is, common symptoms, treatment and prevention. Keep this information in mind to ensure your family stays Norovirus-free!
 
What is Norovirus? 
Norovirus is a virus that is most commonly associated with …

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New Year, New You- Health Goals For 2015

Health & Fitness
New Year, New You- Health Goals For 2015

Happy New Year! Have you made a new year’s resolution? Today, we will be discussing health goals for 2015.
 
Watch what you eat
One of the most common (if not most common) new years resolutions involves losing weight. Whether or not you need to lose 5lbs or 50lbs, your weight is dependent on …

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