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How to prevent and manage sports injuries

Sports-related injuries affect both elite athletes as well as amateur and youth competitors. These injuries tend to stem from minor trauma to muscles, ligaments, and/or tendons during or after athletic events. Sports injuries are unpredictable, but assessment and treatment are important to recovery and getting back in the game. Here’s a look at how athletic/sports-related …

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The importance of vaccines for pediatric health

There may be nothing more important than maintaining your child’s health. Pediatric care includes a lot of important medical appointments for your child including exams and also immunizations. However, sometimes a slew of misinformation can cause parents to delay or outright prevent their children from getting vaccinated. As mentioned in our last blog, vaccinations are …

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Strep Throat 101: How to prevent and manage a case of strep throat

Strep throat is usually a symptom of another medical condition that can make your daily routine harder. Having strep throat usually comes with moderate to even intense throat pain or soreness and may cause significant respiratory irritation. Thankfully, strep throat is usually temporary can be easily addressed at home, according to the Mayo Clinic. Doctors …

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Vaccinations Basics: What you should know and how they help boost immunity

Vaccinations have been making headlines since measles outbreaks across the country have started to grow. National outbreaks began in Washington state and have gained greater traction across the U.S. However, anti-vaccination messaging and the spread of misinformation on vaccinations has caused leading healthcare experts to quell dangerous anti-vaxxing messages. Per NBC News, Arthur Caplan head …

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Exercise Tips and Tricks to Improve Overall Health and Lower Blood Pressure

Aerobic exercise is one of the most important lifestyle changes you can make to prevent heart disease, lower blood pressure, lose weight, and generally improve your overall health. The Mayo Clinic explains that daily aerobic exercise can help widen arteries that improves blood flow, reduces clogging of your arteries, and allows your body to transfer …

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