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Adult Immunizations: Which Vaccines Do I Need?

Adult vaccinations offer many benefits for your health and the health of those around you. Learn which immunizations you need as an adult to protect against serious, contagious diseases that might threaten your long-term health.
Feb 1st, 2024

6 Potential Complications of Untreated Strep Throat

A severe sore throat is a hallmark sign of strep throat. Learn more about the cause of strep infections and why early diagnostic testing is essential for preventing serious strep-related health complications.
Jan 4th, 2024
I Think I Have an STD: What Should I Do?

I Think I Have an STD: What Should I Do?

Learning you have a sexually transmitted disease (STD) can be frightening, especially if it’s your first time being diagnosed. Learn why early testing is important and what steps you should take if you think you have genital herpes or another STD.
Nov 12th, 2023
Are IUDs Safe?

Are IUDs Safe?

Looking for long-term pregnancy protection? You may be a candidate for an intrauterine device (IUD). Learn more about the safety and effectiveness of hormonal and copper IUDs for pregnancy prevention. 
Sep 1st, 2023
Telltale Signs of the 4 Most Common STDs

Telltale Signs of the 4 Most Common STDs

Knowing the warning signs of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can ensure you get the treatment you need to clear the infection before it worsens. Learn more about symptoms of common STDs.
Aug 1st, 2023
What to Expect After Starting Hormone Therapy

What to Expect After Starting Hormone Therapy

Hormone therapy is an effective way to restore balance in your hormones and alleviate the symptoms that bother you most. Learn how hormone therapy works and what to expect after starting treatment. 
Jul 13th, 2023
Do I Really Need to Get a Physical Every Year?

Do I Really Need to Get a Physical Every Year?

Keeping up with your yearly physical is a good way to stay current on important immunizations and other preventive health services. Learn more about the benefits of an annual physical and what to expect during yours.
Jun 5th, 2023
When to Get Botox and Fillers for Summer Vacation

When to Get Botox and Fillers for Summer Vacation

Botox® and fillers are a fast, effective way to address wrinkles, creases, and other skin flaws before an event. Find the best time to schedule your treatments before your big summer trip.
May 17th, 2023
Why Do I Need to Pee All the Time?

Why Do I Need to Pee All the Time?

If you’re peeing often enough to disrupt your life, it’s time to get the right diagnosis. Learn more about the many causes of frequent urination and why you should get prompt medical attention.
Apr 12th, 2023
When Is a Persistent Cough Worth Investigating?

When Is a Persistent Cough Worth Investigating?

An occasional cough happens to the best of us, but if you’ve been coughing for weeks, it’s time to seek medical help. Learn what causes a persistent cough and what treatment options are available to relieve it.
Mar 13th, 2023
4 Subtle Signs of Migraines You Should Know About

4 Subtle Signs of Migraines You Should Know About

If you’re one of the 39 million Americans living with migraines, your body may give subtle hints ahead of your next headache. Learn four common but subtle signs you can experience before a migraine attack.
Feb 14th, 2023
Which Type of Allergy Testing Do I Need?

Which Type of Allergy Testing Do I Need?

Understanding the source of your allergy symptoms can make your treatment plan more effective. Learn more about the available types of allergy testing and the diagnostic benefits they offer.
Jan 19th, 2023
How Effective is Nexplanon Birth Control?

How Effective is Nexplanon Birth Control?

If you’re considering using Nexplanon® as your method of birth control, you may be wondering how effective it is at pregnancy prevention. Learn how Nexplanon implants work and how long you’re protected from unintended pregnancy.
Dec 12th, 2022
5 Reasons to Seek Support for Your Anxiety

5 Reasons to Seek Support for Your Anxiety

Anxiety can cause symptoms that make you shy away from others. But those living with an anxiety disorder need their loved ones and doctor’s support to cope with anxiety and its symptoms. Learn five good reasons to seek anxiety support now.
Nov 1st, 2022
When to See Your Doctor About a Sore Throat

When to See Your Doctor About a Sore Throat

It starts as a throat tickle, and the next thing you know you have a throat so sore that you can barely swallow. Learn more about the common causes of sore throats and which conditions require medical attention.
Oct 10th, 2022
 5 Common Signs of Low Estrogen

5 Common Signs of Low Estrogen

Your estrogen levels may play a more significant role in your health than you realize. Learn more about the hormone estrogen and how to recognize the warning signs that your estrogen levels are low.
Sep 8th, 2022
How to Keep Your Bones Strong As You Age

How to Keep Your Bones Strong As You Age

An estimated 44 million people in the United States will develop weak, brittle bones due to osteoporosis. To lower your risk for fractures and other painful conditions as you age, take action now to protect your bone health.
Aug 4th, 2022
How Does an IUD Work?

How Does an IUD Work?

If you’re looking for a long-lasting, convenient, and reliable method of birth control, consider the many benefits of an intrauterine device (IUD).
Jul 1st, 2022
Beware of These 5 STDS

Beware of These 5 STDS

An estimated 20 million people are diagnosed with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) each year in the United States. Learn more about five STDs you should be screened for regularly to lower your risk for long-term health complications.
Jun 1st, 2022
Are My Immunizations Up to Date?

Are My Immunizations Up to Date?

To lower your risk for long-term complications that contagious diseases can cause, you need to stay up to date on your immunizations. Learn more about how immunizations work and which ones you need to stay healthy.
May 1st, 2022
Why Am I Wheezing After a Workout?

Why Am I Wheezing After a Workout?

If exercise makes you wheeze or easily fatigues you, you may have a condition known as exercise-induced asthma. Learn more about this respiratory illness and how you can learn to manage it.
Apr 1st, 2022
Warning Signs of Anemia

Warning Signs of Anemia

If your skin is pale or you often feel weak, it may be due to undiagnosed anemia. Learn more about this common blood disorder and what warning signs you should watch for, so you can get the testing you need.
Mar 1st, 2022
Can Asthma Develop in Adulthood?

Can Asthma Develop in Adulthood?

If you never had asthma as a child, but now notice that you’re wheezing or can’t shake a cough, it might be due to adult-onset asthma. Learn more about the risk factors for asthma in adulthood and how you can manage it effectively.
Feb 1st, 2022
What Happens During Allergy Testing?

What Happens During Allergy Testing?

Constant sneezing, itchy eyes, and other symptoms of allergies can disrupt your day. If you’re not sure what’s causing allergies, allergy tests can provide the answers you need. Find out what to expect during allergen testing.
Nov 1st, 2021
Tips for Talking to Your Partner About STDs

Tips for Talking to Your Partner About STDs

One in five people in the United States currently have or will have a sexually transmitted disease (STD) at some point in their life. To protect yourself and your partner, it’s time to have the conversation about getting tested for STDs.
Oct 3rd, 2021
Do I Still Need to Get Mammograms?

Do I Still Need to Get Mammograms?

If you have breast cancer, an early diagnosis is essential for a successful recovery. Learn more about the importance of annual mammograms and when you should start scheduling your preventive screening.
Sep 1st, 2021
When Should I See a Doctor for Respiratory Issues?

When Should I See a Doctor for Respiratory Issues?

Some respiratory conditions are more serious than others. To reduce your risk for serious complications, you shouldn’t put off diagnostic testing for any changes in your respiratory health. Learn how to recognize the signs of respiratory distress.
Aug 3rd, 2021

Am I A Good Candidate for Botox®?

Unhappy with your reflection in the mirror because of crow’s feet and frown lines? Botox® can address these issues to instantly improve your appearance — all without surgery. Find out if you’re a candidate for Botox.
Jul 4th, 2021

5 STDs You Can Screen for Right Now

If you’re sexually active, routine screening for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is the best way to protect yourself from serious health complications. Learn more about the common STDs you can screen for today.
Jun 13th, 2021

What to Expect During Your COVID-19 Test

Testing for COVID-19 is still ongoing and helps to reduce the spread of the coronavirus. Find out when you should schedule a COVID-19 test and what to expect during the procedure.
May 13th, 2021

5 Tips for Preventing a UTI

An estimated 8.1 million people visit the doctor for a painful urinary tract infection (UTI) each year. Learn more about the signs of a UTI and how you can reduce your risk for getting one.
Apr 7th, 2021

Get the Jump on Spring Allergies Through Testing

Roughly 23.6 million people in the United States are diagnosed with seasonal allergies each year. If you’re tired of suffering through spring with allergy symptoms, get yourself scheduled for allergy testing today.
Mar 12th, 2021

The Many Causes of a Sore Throat

Is your sore throat from the flu? A cold? Allergies? Find out what else can cause a sore throat and what signs to look for that indicate you need medical treatment.
Feb 7th, 2021

Understanding Immunotherapy

If you’re tired of persistent allergy symptoms keeping you down and out, you may be a candidate for treatment with immunotherapy. Learn how immunotherapy works to prevent sneezing, coughing, and other symptoms of allergies.
Dec 6th, 2020

What Can I Do About Erectile Dysfunction?

You might be embarrassed to talk about erectile dysfunction with your doctor and you’re not alone. Find out why it’s important to discuss and get the help you need for erectile dysfunction and other conditions that affect your sexual health.
Nov 4th, 2020

Should I Be Tested for COVID-19?

If you’re confused about whether or not you should be tested for COVID-19, you’re not alone. Find out more about the COVID-19 virus and when you should schedule testing for yourself.
Oct 9th, 2020

When Your Cut Needs Medical Care

Learn how to assess a minor cut to determine if you can take care of it on your own or if you need immediate medical attention.
Sep 9th, 2020

Understanding Your Risks for Diabetes

More than 100 million people in the United States live with diabetes. Learn more about diabetes and how you can lower your risk factors for developing the condition.
Jul 23rd, 2020

6 Tips for Better Managing Asthma

Living with the constant risk of an asthma attack can be limiting and overwhelming. Learn how you can reduce your risk for asthma attacks and stay in control of your lung condition.
Jun 26th, 2020

5 Tips to Avoid Headache and Migraine Triggers

Recognizing your triggers for painful headaches and recurrent migraines is often the first step to better managing your condition. Learn more about the five most common triggers of head pain and how you can avoid them.
Mar 16th, 2020
Do you feel unsteady on your feet? Is the fear of falling keeping you from doing things you love, like walking, gardening, or

5 Tips to Reduce the Risk of Falls as You Age

Do you feel unsteady on your feet? Is the fear of falling keeping you from doing things you love, like walking, gardening, or spending time with friends? Falls are a common problem with older adults, but there are things you can do to avoid them.
Jan 4th, 2020

Botox: A Quick and Effective Holiday Pick-Me-Up

The holiday season fills up your calendar with parties, school events, and celebrations with families and friends, leaving you little time for self-care. Read on to learn about why Botox might be the quick and effective holiday pick-me-up you need!
Dec 3rd, 2019

Who Needs an STD Test and How Often?

All sexually active adults benefit from STD testing, but knowing when to get tested can be confusing. Read on to learn more about how often you really need STD testing.
Nov 1st, 2019

The Importance of Routine Mammograms

Regular mammograms are one of the best things you can do for yourself, your health, and your breasts. Yet all too often, women wind up skipping these important screenings. Here’s why you shouldn’t.
Sep 1st, 2019

How Infertility Affects Your Mental Health

Bringing a baby into the world is an exciting and joyous occasion. But when the pregnancy test keeps coming out negative despite month after month of trying, it can leave you feeling defeated and depressed. There is hope, though. Read on to find out more.
Aug 20th, 2019