The Top 7 Most Common Chronic Diseases in the U.S.

April 14, 2022

Chronic diseases are some of the leading killers in the United States. Early diagnosis and treatment are key to managing the disease, so knowing what the top offenders are can help you keep an eye out for the signs.  Below, you’ll find information on the seven most common chronic diseases in the US. What is a Chronic Disease? Chronic disease is defined by the CDC as a condition that lasts at least a year ...

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Pre-K and Kindergarten Safety During 2022

April 14, 2022

2022 will be a year of challenges, especially for parents of young children. For parents of pre-k and kindergarten-age kids, staying on top of school guidelines is the best way to prevent health and safety issues. Here’s what you need to know about pre-k and kindergarten safety during 2022. Communication is Key Communication between school administrators, teachers, and parents should be open and consistent. Any cases of COVID at the school or in a ...

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Should My Child Get A Sports Physical in 2021?

January 21, 2021

Winter sports season is arriving. This means plenty for student-athletes participating in the winter sports program. If you are a parent, you should start getting your child ready for the pre-participation exam or sports physical. This sports physical exam is obligatory for all young winter sports athletes, whether in middle school or the grades above. Benefits A sports physical ensures that your child is in perfect shape and condition to compete in winter sports. A ...

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Vaccine FAQs for 2020

October 8, 2020

An important part of managing your health and the health of your family is making sure that everyone is up to date on their vaccines. Unfortunately, it can be a little confusing to keep track of so many different vaccines! 2020 has put more attention on personal health than normal, so why not use that as an opportunity to make sure everyone in your home is fully vaccinated? FAQs about the flu vaccine The flu ...

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What should I know about School Sports?

October 8, 2020

COVID-19 has changed nearly every aspect of our daily lives, and everyone is still adapting to the “new normal” of 2020. One of the most important things that has been impacted is children and how their schools are operating. Online learning, blended learning, and in-person learning with social distancing modifications are options that differ depending on the state and school district your child attends. In addition to a new way of learning, extracurricular activities have ...

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Am I At Risk for COVID-19 at a Park?

September 16, 2020

Before 2020, parents never would have questioned the safety of taking their kid to a park, but COVID-19 has left people with more questions and uncertainty than ever. After months of quarantine and adjusting to the new normal way of life, families are (understandably) starting to go a little stir crazy. Visiting a park is a great way to get out of the house without spending any money, but is it really safe?  Is it ...

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Why Telemedicine is an Important Need for Patients

September 14, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the way people do almost everything in their daily lives. While some of those changes have been frustrating to deal with, others are providing important services to those in need easier than ever before. Telemedicine has become the norm during the pandemic, but the benefits expand far beyond slowing the spread of the illness.  Limiting the Exposure to Illnesses  Telemedicine was designed to limit patient and staff exposure to covid-19, but other ...

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Flu Shot Season Preparation for 2020

August 20, 2020

The flu comes around each year and affects hundreds of thousands of Americans. The flu may not seem serious, but it leads to a high number of hospitalizations and death each year. Taking the flu seriously and protecting yourself is as easy as getting a flu shot. A flu shot is over 80% effective at preventing the flu, but did you know that protecting yourself in 2020 is more important than ever before?  Why the ...

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How Can I Self-Assess for COVID-19?

August 20, 2020

There’s no debate that COVID-19 has become the largest health crisis in the US in recent history. With cases still on the rise in many places, testing is a vital tool to slowing the spread and containing the virus. If you think you may be in need of a traditional swab test, you can perform a self-assessment for COVID-19 in the safety of your own home to get a better idea of if COVID-19 ...

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Are you ready to go back to work? COVID-19 Evaluations for Workers, Employees

July 23, 2020

After eight months of home quarantine, people are dying to go back to work. However, are you ready to go back?. People have now adapted to staying at home and will need some time to get used to being outside.  At the same time, many people are tired of being at home all the time. People want to see the friends they haven’t met in months while businesses want to start operations to get ...

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