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Why growing rates of STDs means you need more frequent STD Testing

As we’ve explained in a few of our last posts, proactive management of a possible sexually transmitted disease (STD) and STD testing are beneficial for many reasons: STDs impact the health different groups of people and genders disproportionately Early STD testing can help catch a disease in its early stages and make treatment more effective …

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Which sports lead to the greatest number of sports injuries?

Sports injuries happen to a significant number of student athletes every year. The CDC estimates that close to 2.9 million children between 0-19 years of age are treated in the emergency room for sports and recreation-related injuries. Parents with children that play sports should not let statistics prevent them from allowing children to play. Sports …

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What to do when your child experiences an asthma attack

Did you know that 1 in 14 adults has some form of asthma and 2 million children alone visit a physician’s office for asthma treatment?. Asthma-related office visits accounted for 6.2 percent of all physician visits in 2015, per the CDC, representing close to 9.6 million people. There are few things more intimidating, scary, stress-inducing …

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Measles 102: What should you do to prevent Measles within your children?

As discussed in our previous blog, measles cases are growing in the United States at a record rate. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has recorded over 387 cases in the first three months of 2019, which has already eclipsed total cases in 2018. The reasons for measles outbreaks include resurgence in other parts of …

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