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5 Ways to Manage Your Cold Symptoms at Home

There’s no cure for the common cold, but that doesn’t mean there’s nothing you can do about it. Keep reading to learn what our experts say about which home remedies really work.
Apr 1st, 2023

When to Have Your Child's Vision Checked

Confused about when to have your child’s vision checked? Here’s a handy guide to remind you when to bring them in for a routine vision screening and how to recognize potential problems.
Mar 13th, 2023

Understanding the Types of Diabetes

Diabetes isn’t a single condition; it’s an umbrella term that includes four distinct types of the disease, and each is treated differently. Here’s what you need to know about your type of diabetes.
Feb 22nd, 2023

How Often Should I Take My Child for a Well-Child Check?

You’d do anything to protect your child from illness or injury, which is why you want to attend every well-child appointment. But how often should you schedule them, and does the frequency change as they age? Find out here.
Jan 13th, 2023

Home Remedies When a Cold Is Slowing You Down

There’s no cure for the common cold, but there are plenty of ways to manage your symptoms and get through the illness with minimal discomfort. Here are our best tips and tricks.
Dec 14th, 2022

Lifestyle Changes You Can Make to Prevent Hypertension

What makes your blood boil? Stress? Conflict? Traffic? It pays to find out what’s behind your hypertension because it can sneak up without warning. Here are the most common lifestyle culprits you can control.
Oct 1st, 2022

How Do I Give Myself a Breast Exam?

For many women, the first sign of breast cancer was a lump they discovered at home. While a breast self-exam has no guarantee of cancer detection, it can improve your odds of catching it early. Here’s how to do it.
Sep 1st, 2022

Why Diabetics Need Special Eye and Foot Care

After a diabetes diagnosis, you know you’re in for a lifetime of managing your blood sugar, weight, exercise, and stress. But did you know your eyes and feet need careful monitoring, too? Here’s why.
Aug 1st, 2022

Can Type 2 Diabetes Be Reversed?

Diabetes is incurable and permanent — so what’s this talk about reversal? Keep reading to find out what it means to reverse type 2 diabetes and how you can accomplish it.
May 5th, 2022

Warning Signs of Hypertension to Look For

Hypertension sneaks up on you quietly, so it’s almost impossible to know you’re in danger until it’s too late. Once you reach that point, there are some clear signs that you’re in crisis. Keep reading to find out what to watch for.
Apr 12th, 2022

Tips on How to Heal a Cold

There’s a reason they call it the common cold — it’s by far the most widespread viral infection, and almost everyone has suffered through it several times. Is there a cure yet? Let’s find out.
Mar 14th, 2022

How Pediatric Care Can Help With Your Child's Nutrition

During the first few years of life, everything your child eats directly impacts their development and can set the stage for long-term health or chronic problems. Here’s how a pediatric nutritionist can ensure your kid grows up strong and healthy.
Feb 16th, 2022

How Does a Sports Physical Differ From an Annual Physical?

You want what’s best for your child, but with all the different types of wellness visits and check-ups recommended, how do you know which ones your kid needs? Here’s a look at two of the most important: sports and annual physicals.
Dec 13th, 2021

What Is a Pap Smear and Why Would I Need One?

If you’ve never had a Pap smear, it may sound mysterious and intimidating, but relax — it’s just a routine test to check for cervical cancer in women. Keep reading to find out how, why, and when it’s done.
Nov 14th, 2021

How We Help You Manage Your Diabetes

If you have diabetes, you have it for life, so it’s important to learn how to manage it. It’s also important that you don’t do it alone. Find out how we can help you keep your diabetes symptoms under control.
Oct 14th, 2021

Is Your Child an Athlete? Consider a Sports Physical

Are you sending your kid into the game with a disadvantage? You are if they haven't had a sports physical. Find out what’s involved in this important exam and how it can give your child an edge on the field and off.
Sep 14th, 2021

Is it Possible to Develop ADHD in Adulthood?

If you think the fidgeting, lack of focus, and disorganization of ADHD is just a kid thing, think again. Many adults suffer, too. The question is: Can grownups develop ADHD later in life, even if they had no symptoms as a child? Find out here.
Aug 19th, 2021

Could You Have High Blood Pressure and Not Know It?

Even if you have a family history of hypertension, high blood pressure isn’t inevitable. You can take proactive steps to ward off high blood pressure, starting with a visit to a licensed physician for a blood pressure check.
Jul 19th, 2021