7 Key Benefits of IV Hydration Therapy

Water is an essential part of our lives. We need it to survive and thrive on a daily basis. In fact, 75% of an infant’s weight and 55% of a senior citizen’s weight is made entirely of water. You can’t neglect the importance of staying hydrated! However, there’s an easier way to stay hydrated than downing … Continued

How to Define a Strain vs. a Sprain

Many people consider a sprain and a strain to be the same thing. In reality, these are two separate types of injury. While they both have to do with soft tissue damage in a joint, often due to tearing or over-stretching, there are key differences between each term. Knowing what they are can help you … Continued

Feed a Cold and Starve a Fever: Fact or Fiction?

There are millions of cases of the common cold in the USA every year, with each adult American having a cold two to three times a year. With cold symptoms lasting anywhere from seven days to three weeks, that’s a lot of time to spend having a cold! Because of the prevalence of colds, there’s … Continued

Can STD Symptoms Appear The Next Day?

The chance of contracting a sexually transmitted disease comes with any sexual act. Even if you’re careful, you run the risk of coming into contact with an STD. As a sexually active person, your responsibility is to be informed and prepared. Practicing safe sex is the first defense, but knowing what to look out for … Continued

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