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June is Men’s Health Month, making now an ideal time for men of all ages to evaluate whether or not they’re doing the right things when it comes to well-being.
The next time you go to see your health care provider for an upper respiratory illness — a cough or cold — don't assume you'll get a prescription for an antibiotic. While antibiotics don't treat viral illnesses, you can use a these seven tips to help with recovery.
Humans aren't programmed to go through life without rest, solitude or downtime. With everything going on, it’s easy to get blindsided by stress and burnout. So, it’s important to beware of symptoms and acknowledge when your responsibilities start to become too much to handle.
Your gear might be prepared for hunting season, but have you stopped to ask yourself if your body is ready?
What used to be known as a simple, fun activity for kids is now a tool for practicing good mental health. Coloring has recently become the newest craze, especially for adults. Although some are skeptical, many experts are confident in the therapeutic effects that take place when someone sits down with some colored pencils and paper.
Our goal is to provide you with the best possible health care in a convenient and timely fashion. That’s why we offer expert care in a variety of settings. But how do you know what type of care to seek?
Historically, men have been hesitant to seek medical attention when something with their health seems awry. Additionally, men aren’t as likely as women to have preventive screenings and checkups with their health care provider. This is a problem, because early detection of a medical issue is the best way to improve effectiveness of condition treatment and management. In fact, delaying or avoiding a checkup or screening can lead to a treatable situation turning deadly.
When you get sick, you probably call your provider or message your care team. Sometimes, you are diagnosed over the phone and a prescription is sent to your pharmacy. This is a typical health care experience in the U.S., but to someone from Somalia, navigating our health system is a new, foreign experience.
Summertime means lots of outdoor time. No one wants warm weather fun to end due to an illness or injury. Here’s some advice to help you and your family stay healthy and stay out of Urgent Care, Express Care and the Emergency Department.
You may not think that summer and stress go together, but they often do. Routines frequently change, and downtime can lead to complaining and sibling squabbles. Summertime events, such as graduations, family reunions and vacations, come with their own set of stressors. So, what can you do to stress less and have more fun this summer?
In parts of the country where winter seems to drag on forever, spring and summer are exciting seasons. The air becomes warmer, the sun gets brighter and outdoor activities are frequent. Naturally, your skin’s exposure to the sun increases during this time of year, which results in a greater risk of skin damage, including development of skin cancer. The good news? Most skin cancers are preventable.
Instead of finding a pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, like we were all told as children, what if you could find something even better? That something is your health. As we get older, we realize that our health can be worth more than a pot of gold, especially if we are confronted with a health concern or become sick.
Outside of skin cancers, colorectal cancer is the third most commonly diagnosed cancer in the United States and will account for nearly 50,000 deaths in 2016, according to the American Cancer Society. Yet, prevention is very possible when combining proper screenings, healthy lifestyle changes and increased awareness.