5 Signs It’s Time to Seek Urgent Care for Migraines

If you’ve experienced migraines, you know they are painful and often debilitating. About 38 million people suffer from migraines in the U.S. alone–sometimes as often as once a month. Fortunately, most migraines are treated successfully at home. But it’s not “just” a common headache. The severest migraine headaches need treatment from your doctor or a … Continued

5 Stress Fracture Symptoms You Can’t Ignore

Do you feel like there’s something lodged in your leg when you’re running or doing high impact activities? It could be a stress fracture. Stress fractures are very small cracks in a bone, not a full break. They happen in overused bones that take the brunt of weight or impact rebounds. That means ankles, leg … Continued

How To Prevent and Treat Outdoor Injuries

There’s nothing like taking some time away from your desk or to get off the couch and exploring the great outdoors. Whether you love to go hiking or you can’t get enough of being at the beach, it’s important to be prepared for anything. Always bring the appropriate gear for your outdoor activity of choice, … Continued

Cold Vs. Flu: Know the Difference

When the sniffles set in, and you find yourself sneezing, coughing and spluttering, how do you know if it’s a cold or the flu? It’s important to know which is which, as a cold is generally harmless but the flu can lead to serious health problems. In fact, 200,000 Americans are hospitalized each year because … Continued

5 Bladder Infection Symptoms You Should Know

Of the several kinds of urinary tract infection, bladder infections are the most common. In fact, researchers estimate that 40-60% of women will suffer a UTI during their lifetime, and the majority of those are bladder infections. Why women in particular? It has to do with the difference in urethral length between men and women. … Continued

3 Quick Ways to Stop A Cold

With massive snowstorms attacking the northeast almost every week, catching a cold unfortunately too common for this time of year. If you are constantly traveling in the cold weather, or just feel like a change in temperature keeps attacking your immune system, keep reading to find 3 ways to easily stop a cold. Disinfect Everything … Continued

5 Signs Your Child Has an Infected Ear Piercing

Is your child’s recent ear piercing not looking as healthy as it should? Studies have shown that about one in every five body piercings will get infected at some point. If left untreated, the infection could turn dangerous, possibly even deadly. It’s important to keep an eye on any new piercing, even one as tame … Continued