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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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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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What are the most common conditions that require urgent care visits?

Urgent care centers provide a fast and convenient way to maintain strong overall health. These facilities provide common services such as flu shots, vaccinations, and routine checkups to ensure your health remains on the right track. But sometimes it can be hard to determine when you should visit an urgent care facility. It may help …

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New Year, New You, New Health: A guide to improving your overall health for next year!

2019 is just around the corner and now is a better time than any to start planning your health-related new year resolutions! Personal health goals including wellness, weight loss, eating healthy, and exercise are some of the most common new year resolutions among the American population. However, it can be daunting both physically and emotionally …

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