5 Compelling Reasons to Get a Flu Shot this Year

With the summer season safely behind us, people everywhere are breaking out pumpkin-flavored foods and their winter sweaters. With the upcoming winter months comes the long-hated colds and flu. On average between 5% and 20% of the US population get the flu each year. Not only does this cause much of the population to use … Continued

5 Tips to Recognize Overuse Injuries in Youth Sports

Does your child love to play sports? If so, that’s not surprising! Sports activities are great for getting exercise, blowing off steam, and just having fun. Sports do cause injuries though, so it’s important to be careful. But sometimes athletes and sports participants practice caution, injuries still happen. Children are especially prone to injuries as … Continued

What to Do If You Suspect You Have Food Poisoning

All it takes it one instance of food poisoning, and you practically become an expert in spotting it. You know the telltale signs: vomiting, diarrhea, and extreme stomach cramps. While these are only a few of the symptoms you may encounter, they’re some of the most common signs of a classic case of food poisoning. … Continued