How to make a Fast Flu Recovery

Flu season is fast approaching. Learn your personal risk of the illness, and how to make a fast flu recovery if you do wind up sick this season. Flu Risks Many of us consider the flu a mild, common, and short-lived illness. However, for certain populations, the flu can lead to very serious complications, such […]

5 Signs of Dehydration That Must be Taken Seriously

Dehydration is caused by a deficiency of water in the body, which does not allow it to function properly. Mild dehydration may not be as serious as severe hydration which can lead to blood clots, fatal complications, and seizures. However, mild dehydration can also have a negative impact on your mood and energy. Dehydration symptoms […]

How to Prepare for Cold and Flu Season

School is back in-session and temperatures are cooling down, which means cold and flu season is just around the corner. Learn what precautions you can take now to prevent cold and flu later. Cold and flu are contagious respiratory illnesses that spread through droplets in the air. These droplets are made when an infected person […]

24 Hour Urgent Care Clinic vs. ER

It used to be a lot easier to get an appointment with your physician. You didn’t feel well, you called the doctor and got seen. If it was bad enough, you went to the ER, filled out a bunch of paperwork, and then got seen. Something happened not so many years ago that made things […]

7 Ways How to Beat Insomnia Fast and Sleep Better

Having trouble sleeping? You’re not alone. One in three people reportedly suffers from insomnia. Making intelligent lifestyle choices can help you fall – and stay asleep. Here are 7 strategies to help conquer insomnia, including a few you hopefully haven’t yet considered. 1. Aim for a daily benchmark of 7 hours of sleep. This includes […]

Are Over the Counter Home STD Testing Kits Safe?

Last fall, actor Charlie Sheen, known for his roles in “Two & a Half Men,” “Platoon,” and “Wall Street,” became known for something else: his positive HIV status. While critics attacked Sheen for what they imagined was a risky sex life rife with unprotected encounters, the actor admitted to only having unprotected sex twice in […]