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Blog Archive

What To Do About Hyperlipidemia Sep 12th, 2021

Living with a chronic health condition means that you bear a responsibility that is continuous — and critical. You can’t just take a vacation from managing your diabetes or high blood pressure. Technically, a chronic condition is one that lasts for a year or more and necessitates regular management by...

5 Telltale Signs of Earwax Blockage Aug 5th, 2021

Have you ever suddenly realized that you can’t hear well through just one of your ears? It’s not uncommon to find yourself saying “Will you repeat that?” or favoring one ear when you talk on the phone. It may be due to earwax buildup in your ear that’s causing a...

Why Do I Need a Well Visit? Jul 19th, 2021

The adage “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it” may apply perfectly well to a power tool or even a plan that’s always worked well, but when it comes to your health, regular check-ups are a must. Yearly exams, or well visits, are a chance for you and your doctor...

4 Common Signs of Skin Infection Jun 16th, 2021

Your skin has a monumentally important job. It’s your body’s biggest organ, and protective too. Your skin is the barrier that prevents things that could hurt you from entering your body.  There are chinks in the armor, however, in the form of skin infections. When a combination of certain problems...

What Can I Expect at My Annual Physical? May 26th, 2021

We are all incredibly busy today, with work, family, friends, interests, and a seemingly endless to-do list. Because of this, we can take an attitude toward our health that’s along the lines of “if nothing’s broken, don’t fix it.” But it’s important to get routine, preventive care because healthcare is...

When Does a Wart Warrant Professional Treatment? Apr 21st, 2021

Warts are quite common skin nuisances that can make you feel so self-conscious, you try to cover them up if they’re in an exposed location. They’re so common in fact, that about one-third of children and teens are affected by them, while about three to five percent of adults contend...

6 Amazing Benefits of SculpSure Mar 17th, 2021

It’s disheartening, to say the least when you eat nutritiously and are mindful about getting good exercise daily, only to see underwhelming results. Sometimes you can work your heart out, but still have jiggly parts and problem areas that simply refuse to budge. It’s not fair, but it’s a real...

Urgent Care and COVID-19: What You Need to Know Feb 5th, 2021

An unfortunate consequence of the pandemic is that many people avoid getting the medical care they need because they’re afraid of picking up the coronavirus and falling ill with COVID-19. However, delaying needed medical care could create a health crisis. When is it safe to get medical care and when...