Who is the most likely to get the flu this year?

The flu is a contagious virus that millions of people per year. While anyone can contract the flu, some groups are more susceptible than others. The flu is also more dangerous to certain populations than others. Below, we will dive into who is at high risk from the flu and preventative measures everyone can take …

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How to Teach Your Child Good Hygiene in School

As the school year begins, parents can find the perfect time to teach your child about good hygiene. While they’re at school, they’ll be exposed to germs and illnesses that you can protect them from at home. Teaching them some helpful basic hygiene habits will help them have much more fun and productive school year. …

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The Most Common Vaccine Needs for Young Children

Vaccines for young children have been a big topic of discussion recently. With some parents deciding not to vaccinate, it’s vital to spread factual information. Young children have a vaccine schedule they should stick to. Vaccines are completely safe, have no adverse side effects, and help keep your child happy and healthy! Here is an …

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How to Prepare for Immigration Physicals

New citizens coming into the United States are likely to experience a sense of both excitement and nervousness as they complete the legal groundwork for a new life. A large part of that legal ground work includes immigration physicals that help evaluate if they can receive legal resident status. If you’re an immigrant planning on …

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What to do to prepare for a DOT Physical

DOT physicals ensure that you can continue your commercial truck driving career with minimal interruption. It is essential to also prepare for physicals to ensure your test results are accurate and don’t conflict. But you shouldn’t try and manipulate your test results and accurately pass the physical if there’s actually something wrong with you. However, …

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Travel Vaccinations 101

Travel vaccinations are an important part of making sure that you are safe and healthy whenever you go on specific international trips. Many patients however don’t fully understand why travel vaccines are necessary, the diseases they protect from, and the process on how to get an updated travel vaccine. But what exactly are travel vaccines? …

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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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