• Wellness Awareness

    Know when to choose primary care, urgent care or the ER

    10/5/2018

    When it’s 9:00 p.m. Friday and that nagging cough is getting worse, it’s hard to know what to do. Go to the emergency room? Wait for your doctor’s office to open on Monday? Find an urgent care center nearby?

    Here is a quick guide to get you going in the right direction.
     

  • Wellness Awareness

    Protecting Your Knees and Treating Knee Arthritis

    8/28/2018

    While the knee is the MVP joint of the body, it can begin to wear out over time if protective measures aren’t taken. 

  • Wellness Awareness

    5 Ways to Build Stress Resilience

    8/1/2018

    Is it possible to escape stress?

    Many of us daydream about how we could avoid stress in our daily lives: by dropping everything and moving to Hawaii, or perhaps by winning the lottery, never to work another day in our lives. But the fact is, stress is inevitable. No matter whether you’re on a beach in Hawaii or sitting at your desk at work, stress happens.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Wellness begins with knowing your health numbers

    4/9/2018

    Blood pressure, heart rate and body mass measurements are more than numbers on a screen. They tell an important story about a person’s overall health and well-being. The numbers also give warning signs of potential health risks.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Washing your hands prevents illness during cold and flu season

    12/5/2017

    During cold and flu season, it’s important to remember that germs are everywhere. Washing your hands frequently and properly is the best way to reduce the number of microbes on your hands and prevent the spread of illness.

  • Wellness Awareness

    10 signs you may have hearing loss

    11/27/2017

    Hearing loss is the third most common health problem in the United States, afflicting about 48 million people. Unfortunately, many of the factors that can impact your auditory health — such as age, illness and genetics — are largely beyond your control.

  • Wellness Awareness

    Watch for these signs for food allergies

    8/22/2017

    Food allergies occur when the immune system reacts to specific foods eaten. For those who may have a food allergy, it’s important to contact a healthcare provider for testing and evaluation.

  • Wellness Awareness

    3 mosquito-borne illnesses and how you can prevent bites

    6/15/2017

    You may not pay much attention to mosquitoes until you or your child gets bitten by one, but there are plenty of reasons to try your best to prevent these itchy bites.

  • Wellness Awareness

    First aid tips for wound care

    5/2/2017

    Do you know the appropriate actions to take when someone has a cut, scrape or wound? Understanding wound care can help healing, recovery and prevent infection. 

  • Wellness Awareness

    7 tips for relieving spring allergy symptoms

    4/12/2017

    If you suffer from seasonal allergies, they probably tend to affect you the most during the spring, when trees, grasses and weeds all release pollen into the air. While there’s no cure for seasonal allergies, knowing the causes can help you manage your symptoms.

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