Does Salmonella Make You Really Sick?

May 15, 2023

It’s not fair that food poisoning, and salmonella specifically, often appears after a fun dinner out with friends or after a home-cooked meal with your family! One minute you are enjoying a tasty meal and good company, and the next, you are doubled over in pain and looking for the nearest bathroom. Salmonella infections are a type of food poisoning that is found in contaminated food or water. Once ingested, it can make you ...

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Here’s What Happens During a Physical for Sports Exam

May 11, 2023

Physical for sports exams, also known as pre-participation physical examinations (PPEs), help determine whether a person is physically fit to participate in organized sports activities. This physical exam aims to identify any possible medical conditions that could put the athlete at risk for severe injury or illness during practice or competition. Sports physicals are typically done annually, though some states may require more frequent exams based on age and the type of sport being played ...

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Why Are Sunburns Dangerous?

May 2, 2023

Summer is right around the corner, and you know what that means! School will be out, kids will be running around and the warm summer sun will be shining down on us once more. While that thought may be exciting to many people, it is important to take precautions to prevent sunburns on yourself and your children. Even though the sun does feel nice on our skin, avoiding overexposure is critical for your long-term skin ...

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