If your profession has required medical standards set by local, state or federal government, you will most likely need to undergo routine physicals as a part of your hiring process or continued certification. Employment physicals cannot be used against an employee and can only be requested once an offer has been made, but certain professions […]
Regardless of how old your child is, when they get sick or sustain an injury, it can be terrifying to you as a parent. Between the shock of seeing your child injured and trying to calm both them and yourself, you will need to determine the proper place to bring your child for medical attention […]
Temperatures are climbing, which means more allergens may be floating through the air. If you experience a flare-up of symptoms, several potential factors may be the culprit. Making sure you are prepared for a reaction is critical to maintaining your health through the weeks and months you are at risk.
Pollen is produced by plants and […]
National Nutrition Month is an annual campaign dedicated to healthy eating observed each March. The goal of the campaign is to encourage people of all ages to make healthy choices when it comes to food, following a balanced diet and getting enough exercise throughout the day. There are several steps you can take to change […]
One of the most common childhood illnesses is chickenpox. Brought on by the varicella virus, the chickenpox is highly contagious among those who have not had it and affects almost everyone who has not been vaccinated by adulthood. Since your child is in close contact with other children at school all day, they may become […]
Have you recently noticed a rash forming on your child’s hands, feet or near their mouth? Your child may have come into contact with hand, foot and mouth disease. Most common in children under the age of 5, it is a highly contagious virus that can spread to adults through direct contact with unwashed hands […]
A common disease in the winter season is strep throat. Affecting your tonsils and your throat, the virus can spread quickly and affect your home, classroom or workplace. Make sure you know the signs and symptoms to know when to go to a doctor for the right treatment.
How Strep Throat Can Spread
Streptococcal pharyngitis originates […]