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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 101: Why are there Measles outbreaks in California?

As we explained in our last blog, measles are spreading across the United States at a rapid pace. In the first three months of 2019, the number of measles cases have already eclipsed (per NBC News) the total number of cases in 2018. One of the states that has been flagged as an area with

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Why treating injuries is an important part of pediatric care

Getting healthcare for your child is usually the highest priority for parents that have younger children. Parents will do whatever it takes to ensure their child’s development is as healthy as possible. An important part of making sure your child is developing healthily is injury treatment. The Centers for Disease Control estimate that 9.2 million

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