Preventive Care

Kids’ Health: Common Back-To-School Illnesses and Injuries

Going back to school can tax your kid’s health. Catching up with old friends and making new ones can be an exciting time, but close contact with other kids also increases the chance that...

Five Outdoor Safety Tips To Avoid an Emergency

Whether you are hiking, swimming, or doing activities in your backyard, many of us like to enjoy time outdoors. However, we know things can change in the blink of an eye. Yes, emergencies happen...

Back-to-School Infections and Beyond: Know Where To Go for Care

Works of art aren’t the only things your kids will bring home when school starts this month. You should be prepared for sniffles, sneezes and other infectious symptoms. After all, classrooms are perfect spaces...

Staying Safe During the Summer

With summer comes sunny days, family cookouts and swimming pools – and the possibility of unexpected injuries from fireworks, extreme heat, and outdoor activities. “Typically, in the main emergency department, you’re going to see heart...

The Difference Between Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

Dehydration One of the most important things you can do to prevent heat illness is staying hydrated. Without the right amount of fluid intake, your body can’t keep its temperature at a normal, consistent level....

Long COVID-19: Treatment Insights Have a Neurologic Component

It’s a frustrating puzzle for physicians: a long COVID-19 patient’s lab work and imaging might look okay, but their quality of life is drastically different from their pre-COVID life. From brain fog to dizziness,...

Screening 101: What Health Screening Tests Do You Need and Why?

Health screening tests can seem like a nuisance: You need to schedule an appointment, take time out of your day, and wait to see a provider. But they are so much more! Health screenings are...

When to Get a Flu Shot

It may be your best chance at preventing the flu—but do you know the best time to get your flu shot? If you get it too soon, you might not be as well protected. But...

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