Homepage    Health News

Do You Know Your Over-The-Counter Drugs?

By / January 9, 2017 / , / 0 Comments

  Do you really know your over-the-counter (OTC) meds? Reading the label on OTC meds can prevent harmful reactions. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, there is a lot of information contained in the label. The first thing listed is the active ingredients, that’s the stuff that actually manages the symptom. Uses- explains […]

 Read More →

Top Seven Diagnoses During Summer at Emergency One

By / June 13, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

Summer is fast approaching which means more time outdoors. Along with that comes some common illnesses and injuries associated with the warmer months. Emergency One has released its 2016 summer illness and injury list based on data from previous summers. 1. Allergies 2. Rash 3. Cuts and Lacerations 4. Swimmer’s Ear 5. Ankle Sprains and […]

 Read More →

Urgent Care 101

By / June 10, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

Urgent Care facilities are showing up everywhere yet many people have yet to try one out. If you need professional care for anything that is not life-threatening, an urgent care facility may be your best bet. If you’ve never visited urgent care in the past, here’s what you can expect: 1. No Appointments – urgent […]

 Read More →

Allergy or Sinus Infection?

By / June 8, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

This time of the year it can be hard to tell the difference. To make matters worse, a sinus infection can intensify allergic reactions and vice versa. Both conditions have similar symptoms which might include a runny nose, fatigue and sinus pressure. Where’s the difference? Sinus infection is usually accompanied by headaches and low energy […]

 Read More →

Is Social Media the Right Place for Medical Advice?

By / May 9, 2016 / / 0 Comments

Many people turn to social media for advice on a lot of things; movies, restaurants or a good book. Some even turn to social media for medical advice. Is that really your best choice? We want to believe that family and “friends” would offer sound medical advice. However, your situation is unique. Other experiences are […]

 Read More →

Overburdening of Emergency Rooms

By / February 11, 2016 / , / 0 Comments

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that the number of Emergency Room visits each year have soared to over 129 million. Of those visits, only 12% resulted in admission. It is estimated that up to two-thirds of Emergency Room visits are avoidable. Of the 72% of patients with insurance, 24% did […]

 Read More →

Stress!

By / January 22, 2016 / / 0 Comments

It seems that everyone is stressed these days. With multiple responsibilities, school, work, kids and just life in general, stress seems to creep into everyone’s life. How can you help minimize stress in your life? The first step to finding some stress relief is to make it a priority by monitoring what makes you stressed. […]

 Read More →

It’s Not Too Late for a Flu Shot

By / January 8, 2016 / / 0 Comments

The 2015-2016 Flu season is nothing to mess around with! When countering the effects of the flu, the first 24 hours are the most important. If you’ve got a fever or a little bit of a sore throat, don’t wait until tomorrow! Antivirals can help to minimize the symptoms and speed up the recovery. With a […]

 Read More →
Prev 1 2