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What To Do When Your Child Has a Sports Injury

Sports injuries are highly common in the U.S. The CDC estimates nearly 3.2 million children between the ages of 5 to 14 visit the emergency room for sports-related injuries. For high school children, sports injuries are the most common reason for a medical visit. However, the high rate of sports injuries should not discourage you from …

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How to Manage Potential Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies including hay fever impact millions of Americans each year. According to the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (ACAAI) more than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies every year. The widespread impact of seasonal allergies in the U.S highlights the need for effective prevention and management for patients. Especially during spring, seasonal allergies …

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When should you get an STD test?

STDs are extremely common in the U.S as more than 2.6 million are infected with chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis annually, according to annual surveillance reports from CDC. This means that most sexually active adults are likely at a pretty high risk for getting an STD. However, some sexually active adults are at higher risks than …

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Common mistakes to avoid when addressing sports injuries

Sports injuries can happen at the most unexpected time and impact millions of school-aged children every year. The CDC estimates that 3.2 million ER visits a year are a direct result of sport-related injury. When your child experiences a sports injury, there are three things you should immediately do: Make sure the injured athlete is …

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Keep your Heart Health in Check for American Heart Month!

February is American Heart Month and is the perfect time for friends, family, medical communities, and other groups to promote awareness of cardiac health risks, including heart disease. According to the CDC, nearly one in three Americans has high blood cholesterol that increases their risk of developing chronic heart disease later on in life. While …

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A Guide to Upper Respiratory Infections and Their Treatment

Upper respiratory infections are, at best, frustrating and painful and, at worst, serious illnesses that can land people in the hospital for extended periods. This guide will help you understand what these infections are, what can cause them, and what treatments are available. What are upper respiratory infections? Upper respiratory infections are usually bacterial, but …

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How to Prevent Getting Sick With the Flu

If you haven’t already seen it, within the next few weeks, you’ll notice everyone around you coughing, sneezing, and looking downright miserable.  Cold and flu season is here!  A typical flu season can last from late November through March.  Along with getting vaccinated for the flu, practicing good hygiene and health habits can keep germs …

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Occupational Healthcare – Caring for Employees and Employers

Occupational Health refers to the many disciplines devoted to the safety and well-being of employees in the workplace, often concentrating on injury prevention. Even with solid practices in place, accidents do occur, and having an experienced occupational healthcare provider you trust can make all the difference. Workplace injuries can result in lost time, indemnity costs, …

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How to Prevent Getting the Flu

The beautiful New England falls brings along the dreaded flu season, a time of year where everyone is coughing, sneezing, and looking downright miserable.  Flu season is here, and you’re not exempt from getting sick if you’re not careful.  Even the healthiest of us can catch the flu, especially spending a lot of time indoors …

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