192017Oct
Don’t Get Fever Phobia!

Don’t Get Fever Phobia!

Don’t get fever phobia!  It’s hard to see your child suffer through a fever (also known as high temperature), and it can be difficult to determine whether your child requires a doctor’s visit or even a trip to the emergency room. Fevers themselves are generally not dangerous or harmful, but what causes high temperatures in…

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102017Oct
Back to Basics: National Chiropractic Health Month

Back to Basics: National Chiropractic Health Month

National Chiropractic Health Month, sponsored by the American Chiropractic Association (ACA), is observed nationwide every October. This year’s theme is “Back to Basics”, which focuses on the importance of overall health and injury prevention for maintaining a healthy spine. Approximately one quarter of US adults reported having low back pain lasting at least 1 day…

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262017Sep
Concussions: What’s the Impact?

Concussions: What’s the Impact?

When your child participates in sports activities, bumps and bruises are inevitable, but when those blows effect a child’s head it is important to pay attention for a possible concussion. Traumatic brain injuries (TBI), such as concussions, are any blow to the head which disrupts normal brain function. When allowed to heal properly, concussions are…

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212017Sep
Schedule Your Flu Shot Today

Schedule Your Flu Shot Today

It’s almost Fall, and health officials are beginning their yearly push to convince everyone to get the latest version of the flu shot. You may be wondering, “is it really important to get the flu shot and is it worth the hassle?” Every doctor or nurse will tell you “yes,” but you might still have…

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182017Sep
September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Suicide is an important public health issue, so we wanted to bring awareness this month, which happens to be ‘National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.’  While suicide prevention is important to address year-round, suicide prevention awareness month provides a dedicated time to come together with collective passion and strength around a difficult topic. Suicidal thoughts, much…

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242017Jul
Healthy Living:  Back Acne Prevention

Healthy Living: Back Acne Prevention

Acne is the most common skin condition in the United States affecting more than 50 million people. Back acne is caused by the body producing excess oil due to rising hormone levels in the blood and dead skin cells that do not shed properly on the back. You can reduce back acne breakouts by: Wearing…

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172017Jul
Healthy Living:  Morning Sickness Tips

Healthy Living: Morning Sickness Tips

Morning sickness affects more than half of pregnant women due to elevated estrogen levels, low blood sugar, and a heightened sense of smell. Follow the tips below to minimize the symptoms of morning sickness. Receive plenty of sleep Get out of bed slowly Avoid eating fatty and/or spicy foods, as well as caffeine Eat smaller…

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102017Jul
Healthy Living:  Sunscreen Tips

Healthy Living: Sunscreen Tips

Sunscreen keeps your skin safe from the sun and lowers the chance of getting pre-cancerous skin lesions, tumors, and melanoma. Follow the suggestions below to keep you and your loved ones safe from the sun. Apply sunscreen around every TWO hours Use sunscreens between SPF 15 to 150 Reapply more frequently after sweating or swimming…

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222017Jun
Healthy Living:  Sciatica Symptoms

Healthy Living: Sciatica Symptoms

Sciatica is an underlying medical condition that can originate from lumbar herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, spondylolisthesis, or spinal stenosis. Sciatica usually begins with leg pain in the lower back that travels through the buttocks toward the sciatic nerve in the legs. Common sciatica symptoms include: Constant leg pain in one side of the buttock…

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