How Much Protein Should I Eat?

May 13, 2024

by Olivia Miller | May 14, 2024 | Healthy Living As cookout season rolls in, our plates often fill with a variety of grilled meats, but there’s a growing trend toward incorporating more plant-based proteins into our diets. Diversifying your protein sources not only enhances nutrient intake but also boosts fiber consumption. However, a common question arises: “How much protein should I eat?” Let’s dive into the factors that influence protein needs and provide clear ...

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How to Tell if It’s a Cold or Allergies

April 28, 2024

by Olivia Miller | Apr 29, 2024 | Healthy Living As the seasons change and spring blooms, so too does the onset of sniffles and sneezes. Is it a cold, or are allergies wreaking havoc again? With so much to do and adventures waiting, you need to know what’s slowing you down. Here’s how to differentiate between a cold and allergies so you can get back to your busy life. Understanding Spring Illnesses You might ...

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Do I Need an X-ray?

April 13, 2024

by Olivia Miller | Apr 14, 2024 | Emergency Clinic Do I Need an X-ray? Understanding the Role and Safety of X-ray Imaging Ever since you can remember, you have loved ice skating and have made it a point to go several times a year. The last few years, though, have been a struggle. Like everyone, life got jumbled with the COVID pandemic and it took a while to try to get back to life as normal ...

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Should I Take My Child to a Doctor for a Tick Bite?

March 29, 2024

by Olivia Miller | Mar 30, 2024 | Family Health It’s officially Spring! The birds are out, the flowers are up, the leaves are pushing their way toward the sun, and the grass is growing quickly. It is the time of year when Charlotteans grab their baskets and picnic blankets and enjoy time outside reconnecting with nature before the sweltering heat of summer arrives. Be careful, though, because it’s also the time when ticks hope ...

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How Long Does It Take To Cure Syphilis?

March 25, 2024

by Olivia Miller | Feb 26, 2024 | Family Health, Healthy Living   With national syphilis cases increasing from an all-time low in 2000, healthcare professionals are struggling to correctly identify them. In 2024 the Charlotte, NC area had the dubious distinction of ranking 28th of 100 large cities with the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in the country based on information collected by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The good news is that syphilis ...

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How Important Is the Measles Vaccine?

March 12, 2024

by Olivia Miller | Mar 13, 2024 | Family Health Like all parents, North Carolina parents of school-aged children are concerned about their health and well-being both at home and at school. Just before the start of their first year of school, kindergartners go for medical checkups and receive the vaccinations required by the state for enrollment. Data collected for the 2022-2023 school year by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals an ...

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Are Bronchitis and Pneumonia the Same Thing?

March 1, 2024

by Social Joey | Feb 2, 2024 | Healthy Living If you are feeling under the weather and suffering from cold-like symptoms such as coughing a lot, increased mucus production, and a mild fever you may have a form of bronchitis. If your symptoms include rapid breathing, a high fever, and sweating—you might have contracted a form of pneumonia. Bronchitis and pneumonia both affect your breathing but in different ways. Bronchitis is an infection of the ...

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How Long Do Kidney Stones Last?

January 28, 2024

by Olivia Miller | Jan 29, 2024 | Healthy Living Kidney stones, scientifically termed renal calculi, materialize when certain waste products in urine resist proper dissolution, creating an imbalance that fosters crystal development. These solid formations can take shape and grow over time, presenting a spectrum of sizes and compositions. Understanding the formation of kidney stones is fundamental to navigating the complexities of this common and often painful condition. In this blog, we delve into the intricacies ...

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How Can I Reduce My Child’s Ear Infection Pain?

January 22, 2024

by Olivia Miller | Jan 23, 2024 | Uncategorized Whether you’re a local or a visitor to Monroe Road this season, the vibrant community offers a warm and inviting atmosphere. Explore the Museum of Illusions Charlotte or District 57 for a day of fun and new experiences. Enjoy a meal at Main Street Bistro or grab a cup of coffee at 200C Banh Mi & Coffee. As you spend time with loved ones, remember to prioritize your ...

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Why Does My Skin Get Dry During Winter?

December 27, 2023

Why Does My Skin Get So Dry When It’s Cold Outside? As winter settles across Charlotte, North Carolina, a chill in the air adds a touch of coziness to the season. It’s the perfect time to enjoy winter activities such as ice skating at the US National Whitewater Center, discover a winter wonderland at Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens, or warm up with a cozy meal at Camp North End. However, the winter air ...

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