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Coping with Fibromyalgia

If you suffer from fibromyalgia, you understand the challenges of living with the pain and tenderness of flare-ups. If you were recently diagnosed with this neurological problem, you may wonder what you can expect in the future. Talking to your family physician will...

How to Properly Store and Dispose of Medication

Properly storing and disposing of medicine is an important part of medicine safety. When medications expire, they can become less effective and pose health risks due to a change in chemical composition or a decrease in strength. Old antibiotics that have decreased in...

Which Birth Control Method is Right for Me?

Choosing a birth control method can be confusing, especially because you have many potential options to consider.  Every method of birth control (contraception) varies in its effectiveness as well as the potential risks or side effects it carries. When evaluating your...

Breast Cancer FAQs

Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women, outpaced only by skin cancer, according to the American Cancer Society.  Women, on average, face a 12% chance of developing breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, which means that approximately one out...

What Can I Use as a Sleep Aid?

Tossing, turning, wide awake at 3 in the morning. If this sounds like your sleep experience recently, you may be considering the use of sleep aids. Sleep aids come in many different forms and can be a powerful option for helping you fall asleep. However, it is...

Epidural Myths You Shouldn’t Believe

Myths surrounding pain management during labor and childbirth—particularly epidural injections—can cause confusion and unnecessary concern for expecting mothers. Clearing up some of these misconceptions can help women make informed choices about this popular and...

Tips to Maintain a Healthy Weight

  If you are struggling to maintain your weight or lose some extra pounds, know that you are not alone. Over 66 percent of Americans are either overweight or obese, which is why eating healthy and maintaining a healthy body weight is becoming more important than...

Staph Infection 101

A staphylococcal (staph) infection can develop once specific strains of bacteria enter the body through a cut or open wound.  Staphylococcus aureus is the strain most commonly associated with staph infections, according to the Centers for Disease Control and...

Sprains vs. Breaks: What’s the Difference?

Sprains and breaks (fractures) share many of the same symptoms. If you suffer an injury to your ankle, wrist or another joint, its nature and severity will determine the proper course of treatment. Seeking a diagnosis from an urgent care facility or family doctor will...

How to Prepare for Your First Pelvic Exam

If you or your daughter is due for a first pelvic exam and Pap test, knowing what to expect can help alleviate natural fears and concerns. As a part of your regular well-woman visit, pelvic exams provide critical insight into your gynecological and reproductive health...

Summer Burn Safety Tips

Summer is here, and that means vacations, camping, picnics and fireworks. While warm weather brings these fun activities, it also brings fire hazards and burn risks. Keep your family safe by learning about how to prevent and treat common burn injuries. Playgrounds...

Your Urologic Health – Signs You Should Not Ignore

Urology is a medical specialty that deals with the male and female urinary tract and the male reproductive organs. Urologists typically focus on treating structural problems or diseases related to the urinary tract and male reproductive areas. Because urologic health...

Picky Eating in Children and How to Combat it

As children grow up, their eating behaviors change. Picky eating is an eating behavior where children eat a limited amount of food, are unwilling to try new foods or have strong food preferences (like only eating grains or not eating vegetables). Picky eating can be a...