Summer Is Coming: How to Stay Healthy in the Heat

Your body uses water in all its cells, organs and tissues to help regulate temperature and maintain all other bodily functions. When you spend time outdoors doing any sort of activity, you can lose this precious life force through perspiration, food digestion and even through the simple act of breathing. It’s important to hydrate regularly … Continued

How to Know if You Need Stitches for a Cut

Did you know each year, about 29 million people suffer severe injuries that need emergency attention? While it’s easy to know that you need medical attention when the injury is severe, there are times when you can’t tell the severity. If you’re unsure whether or not your wound requires stitches, this guide will give you … Continued

The Importance of Back to School Physicals

As summer comes to an end the back-to-school season can seem overwhelming. It all adds up: shopping for school clothes and supplies, meeting new teachers, choosing activities, and dealing with the ever-present homework your child needs help with. But in the busyness, make sure to schedule back to school physicals for all your children. It’s … Continued

5 Questions to Ask Your Doctor about X-Rays

There are over 3 billion diagnostic medical examinations each year. It shows how many people get X-rays and why they need them.  But you might be wondering, is there any harm in X-rays? Do they offer conclusive evidence?  There are a lot of questions and skepticism about X-rays. That’s why it’s important to ask your … Continued