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Can You Be Too Young for a Stroke?

Posted on March 3, 2019 by in Preventative Care

Like many medical issues, strokes are often thought of as only affecting older people. However, it’s important to understand that strokes can affect someone at any age from infancy through adolescence and beyond and the ultimate goal should be to focus on prevention. So, what should you proactively do to prevent a stroke from happening

STI vs. UTI: What’s The Difference Between Their Symptoms?

Posted on January 18, 2019 by in Gynecology

STI vs. UTI and what is the difference between their symptoms is quite a common dilemma. There are some symptoms similar to both a Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) and a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI), so sometimes it may be difficult to to discern which type of infection your symptoms represent. What follows may help you

5 Easy Ways To Avoid The Flu This Season

Posted on December 19, 2018 by in Flu Prevention

Unless you are a hermit, live in a bubble, or plan to stay alone int the woods from October through March, you are susceptible to the flu. Anytime you are near someone who is sick or touch something a sick person also touched recently, you put yourself at higher risk. Have children? The odds go

How Cold Weather Affects Your Ear, Nose & Throat

Posted on November 13, 2018 by in Preventative Care

When the weather turns cold, many people experience pain or discomfort in their ears, nose and throat. People often confuse symptoms caused by cold weather with illness or infection (or vice versa). It is important to know how cooler weather can affect your respiratory health. Does Cold Weather Cause Ear Infections? Contrary to popular belief, cold

A School Break Doesn’t Mean An Abnormal Sleep Schedule

Posted on August 13, 2018 by in Pediatrics

No parent wants to become the “sleep police” during the summer months when everyone is taking a break from their normal schedules. The days are longer, the sun is shining, and time is a little less important. Summer vacations, going to camp, and just hanging out with their friends is a relaxing respite for teens

7 Sun Safety Tips for Children

Posted on July 19, 2018 by in Pediatrics

As the weather warms up, it’s no surprise that your kids are going to want to be outside. It’s less of a surprise that you’re going to love getting them out of the house! However, it’s important to know that sun, even in small doses, can cause harm to your child if not protected. Whether