Can You Be Too Young for a Stroke?

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 to you? And what happens if you do happen to experience one?

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

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 to spot the difference quickly and take action.

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How Cold Weather Affects Your Ear, Nose & Throat

When the weather turns cold, many people experience pain or discomfort in their ears, nose and throat. People often confuse symptoms caused by cold weat

girl holding her ears in the cold

her with illness or infection (or vice versa). It is important to know how cooler weather can affect your respiratory health. 

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What’s The Difference Between The Cold, Flu, And Sinus Infections?

woman with the fluChicken soup, lots of rest, and fluids were always mom’s remedies when family members were sick. While these common practices are helpful up to a point, the best remedy is to know why someone is sick, and then seek appropriate treatment.

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A School Break Doesn’t Mean An Abnormal Sleep Schedule

waking sleeping kidNo 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 and younger children.

Most parents want to cut their kids a little slack during a school break, but it doesn’t necessarily mean they have to develop an abnormal sleep schedule.  

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