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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 […]

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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? Well, social media sure does see millions of users everyday, but seeking advice there put you in a bit of a […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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