Caring for Your Skin

Skin is the largest organ we have, so why does it often get neglected? November is National Healthy Skin Month, a reminder to take care of the skin you’re in. We’re sharing our easy self-care tips, as well as skin cancer risks and red flags to look for.   Tips for Healthy Skin In addition…

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The Best and Worst Candy for Kid’s Teeth

During October, grocery store aisles are lined with candy corn, festive cookies, frosted cupcakes, and every type of candy under the sun. Thanks to all the gooey goodness, it’s only appropriate that October is National Dental Hygiene Month! Types of Candy Let’s talk Halloween candy—what’s okay, and what you may want to skip on buying…

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Women’s Ovarian Health

Do you know what’s going on in your ovaries? September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome Awareness Month. We’re covering both issues on the blog today because women’s reproductive health deserves to be talked about more. Let’s dive in!   Ovarian Cancer Although it’s called ovarian cancer, it can develop outside of…

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What is Gastroparesis?

A good majority of the patients we see come in with some type of abdominal pain. Stomach discomfort is extremely common and can be caused by a multitude of things. There’s celiac disease, IBS, and ulcers, to name a few, but have you ever heard of gastroparesis? If not, we’re here to teach you for…

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Understanding Psoriasis

Psoriasis. Hard to spell, easy to misunderstand. That’s why we’re here to clear things up for Psoriasis Awareness Month. Misconceptions about psoriasis can lead to stigma and create undeserved shame or embarrassment surrounding the matter. A study conducted in 2020 found that psoriasis can cause psychological and social implications for those who struggle with it.…

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What You Need to Know About CPR

Countless lives are saved every day by cardiopulmonary resuscitation, or CPR, and it’s some of the most valuable knowledge you can have. This week on the blog, we’re covering the basics of CPR, including when and how to give it. When to use CPR If someone is not breathing, it’s time to perform CPR. CPR…

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Men’s Health Month

June is recognized as Men’s Health Month, an opportunity to bring awareness to the health issues men face and encourage early detection and treatment. Congressman Bill Richardson said it best. “Recognizing and preventing men’s health problems is not just a man’s issue. Because of its impact on wives, mothers, daughters, and sisters. Men’s health is…

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Care for the Skin You’re In

As the warmer weather picks up and we start spending more time outside, it’s important to educate ourselves on the serious risks, causes, and dangers of skin cancer. May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month, and with Memorial Day right around the corner, it’s a great reminder to love and protect your skin from the most…

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Every Kid Healthy Week: Mindful Monday

April 26-30th is Every Kid Healthy Week! “Each day of the week shines a spotlight on the great actions schools and families are taking to improve the health and wellness of their kids and the link between nutrition, physical activity, mental health, and learning – because healthy kids are better prepared to learn and thrive!”…

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Poison Prevention Week

March 21-27 is National Poison Prevention Week, an issue that may be more prevalent than you think. Every day, over 300 children in the U.S. receive emergency medical care due to being poisoned. And according to the National Capital Poison Center, someone calls the U.S. poison control center about every 12 seconds. Hospitals, Emergency Rooms,…

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