Category Archive for Illness
3 Common Types of Eye Infections
May 5, 2021 10:20 am
If your eye is itchy, swollen and a bright shade of pink, you may have an eye infection. Eye infections occur when harmful bacteria,... View Article
Kids’ Allergies: A Parent’s Guide
May 5, 2021 10:15 am
An estimated 8% of kids today have food allergies, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. While that might sound low,... View Article
Are You Still Protected by Your Childhood Vaccines?
May 5, 2021 10:15 am
You may have gotten the chickenpox vaccine as a child, or the MMR vaccine to protect against measles, mumps and rubella.... View Article
Overcoming Colonoscopy Fears
March 25, 2021 3:34 pm
Many people have fears about getting a colonoscopy. The truth, however, is that a colonoscopy is a necessary health check that could end up saving your life.... View Article
Are There Early Signs of Diabetes in Children?
March 25, 2021 3:33 pm
Is your child drinking more liquids than usual, or suddenly wetting the bed at night? These could be signs of Type 1 diabetes.... View Article
Tinnitus: Constant Ringing in the Ears
March 25, 2021 3:32 pm
It can happen out of nowhere. One minute you’re having a conversation or watching TV, and the next you suddenly have a ringing sound in your ear that just won’t go away.... View Article
Could You Have Prediabetes?
January 8, 2021 3:51 pm
More than 88 million people in America have prediabetes, or approximately 1 in 3 adults. However, since there are typically no signs of prediabetes,... View Article
Bronchitis vs. Pneumonia: Which Do You Have?
January 5, 2021 4:00 pm
Winter is prime time for seasonal sickness, particularly for bronchitis and pneumonia—two common respiratory infections. Both illnesses cause a nagging cough,... View Article
What are the Options for Treating Ear Infections in Kids?
January 5, 2021 3:54 pm
Ear infections in kids are practically a rite of passage—by age 3, 5 out of 6 children have had an ear infection,... View Article
Colorectal Cancer Screening: 3 Common Questions
December 4, 2020 2:23 pm
Colorectal cancer is the second most deadly cancer for men and women combined in the United States, yet 1 in 3 adults have never received a colon cancer screening.... View Article