Preventive Care

Alge Crumpler: Remaking of A Pro

A four-time All-Pro tight end with an NFL career spanning a decade with the Falcons, Patriots, Titans and Jaguars, Alge Crumpler was a legend on and off the field. Alge, 44, built a reputation as...

5 Ways to Reduce or Even Reverse Diabetes

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that more than 37 million Americans have diabetes – and more than 7 million of them do not know they have it. So it’s possible...

Who Needs a Flu Shot and When?

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...

Primary Care from a Geriatric Specialist: Meeting the Needs of Older Adults

As we age, our health is likely to change. Our senses, mobility and short-term memory may decline. And most of us will have at least one chronic health condition. In fact, the National Council...

How To Recognize Poison Ivy, Oak and Sumac and Treat Rashes from Them

We all want to enjoy our time outdoors: hiking trips, taking a bike ride through the woods, or getting our gardens ready. All of these activities are great, just remember to avoid the poisonous...

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...

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