Stay Cool and Stay Safe: The Top Water Safety Tips

About 10 people die every day in the U.S. because of unintentional drownings. That’s according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The same data show that 80 percent of all drowning victims are male and that drowning is the second leading cause of death for children ages 14 and under. Thousands … Continued

STD vs STI: Common Types, Symptoms, and Treatment

By the age of 25, one in two Americans will have contracted an STI. In 2017, there were 2,295,739 reported cases of STD diagnosis. These numbers differ, so what’s the difference between STD vs. STI? Considering the frequency of STI and STD occurrence, awareness is essential to your sexual health. Part of this awareness comes … Continued

Top 5 Common Injuries in Football and How to Avoid Them

The pre-season has the highest injury rate in the football world. No matter what level you’re playing at, there’s always a chance of getting injured. However, knowing the most common injuries in football can help you avoid them or know what to do when you’re facing one. Keep reading to learn more about the most … Continued

Burn Relief Guide: 5 Quick Tips for Home Treatment

Did you know that putting ice on a burn is dangerous? Next time you burn yourself, don’t reach for that ice pack. While trying to cool down your burn might be your first instinct, the way you cool it is important. Burns are common injuries and there is a lot of misinformation about how to treat … Continued

How Serious Is It? 5 Signs You Need to Go to Urgent Care Now

Urgent care visits have increased by 119% in the last decade! This doesn’t necessarily mean that people are getting sicker. However, it does point to the great convenience of urgent care centers themselves. Urgent care centers give anyone a chance to treat minor illnesses in a short amount of time. Some centers move patients through more quickly than … Continued

5 Reasons Why You Should Get the Flu Shot This Winter

There tends to be a lot of confusion surrounding flu season because each year it can be a little different. It’s natural to have questions about flu season, and your doctor or healthcare provider can be an important resource in guiding you through. One thing that everyone should know about flu season is the importance of … Continued