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Summer Safety Tips for Ticks

Summer Safety Tips for Ticks

by Yenny (SU)
For many of us the summer months mean heading outdoors to enjoy picnics, camping and hiking. But ticks are also getting active this time of year, too!

The Benefits of Choosing an Orthopedic Urgent Care Over an Emergency Room

The Benefits of Choosing an Orthopedic Urgent Care Over an Emergency Room

by Yenny (SU)
When a sudden injury to your bones, muscles or joints occurs, your first impulse may be to rush to the nearest emergency room for diagnosis and treatment. But there’s a better alternative that can save you time and money, while ensuring you get the medical attention you need.

Pediatric Recommendations for the Flu Season

Pediatric Recommendations for the Flu Season

by Yenny (SU)
Each year, millions of children are afflicted with the influenza virus, which is far more dangerous than the common cold. Children with chronic health problems like asthma are especially at risk of serious flu-related complications. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates that as many as 26,000 children younger than five years old have been hospitalized since 2010, and flu-related deaths during regular flu seasons have ranged from 37-131.

Recognizing Early Flu Symptoms

Recognizing Early Flu Symptoms

by Yenny (SU)
With all the news about how terrible a flu season can be, you can’t be too sure or too safe – not when early detection can make all the difference between keeping the flu bug at bay or spending weeks suffering from its effects.

What Are the Most Common Food Allergies in Adults

What Are the Most Common Food Allergies in Adults

by Yenny (SU)
Here’s an interesting factoid, courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): Approximately 3 to 4 percent of American adults are affected by food allergies and, unlike many affected children who outgrow their food allergies, adult food allergies tend to be lifelong.

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