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Poison Ivy Rash: Pictures, At-Home Treatment, and Prevention

When the warmer weather arrives, most of us are spending a lot more time outside— from walking through trails in the woods, camping, working in the garden, or trimming brush in the backyard. With those outdoor activities comes some summer spoilers that can cause an irritating allergic reaction.   We are talking about poison ivy …

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Annual Physical Exam Checklist: What’s Covered?

Whenever you are about to celebrate another birthday, you should give yourself a very important gift— the gift of good health— by scheduling your annual physical exam. No matter what your age, an annual physical exam is an important step in staying healthy. Its purpose is to detect any health issues you may have before …

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Ear Candling: Risks, Harms, & Safer Alternatives

You may have heard the phrase “fight fire with fire.” But have you heard of removing earwax with wax? That is the theory behind an ancient practice called “ear candling,” also called “ear coning” — a controversial method of reducing wax build-up in the ear canal.  Earwax, also known as cerumen, is a natural waxy, …

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Kids’ Urgent Care: When to Take Your Child to the Doctor

When it comes to children, parents learn to expect the unexpected. Children get sick and hurt all the time – and not always at the most convenient times. Sometimes the child is unwell or injured outside of a pediatrician’s regular business hours, or the doctor’s office can’t fit in a last-minute appointment. Often parents fear …

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