Will Your Child Be Playing Sports This Year? 4 Things You Need to Know About Their Sports Physical

10 September 2020
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If your child will be playing school sports for the first time this year, you need to prepare for their sports physical. Many people think that sports physicals aren't necessary if their child has recently had their annual physical. But, that's not the case. Sports physicals are much different from the general physical your child gets each year. Sports physicals are designed to determine whether your child is healthy enough to participate in sports programs. Read More 

Caring For Your Child With Strep Throat

2 January 2019
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Strep throat is a common childhood illness. It is caused a bacterial infection that inflames tissues in the throat area, causing your child to have pain when swallowing. Even though strep is common, you should take this illness seriously and seek medical treatment if your child has a high fever and complains of a sore throat. Strep infections can have serious complications that affect your child's health for the rest of their life. Read More 

3 Lifestyle Changes After A New Diagnosis Of Cardiovascular Disease

28 November 2017
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There are many forms of cardiovascular disease (CVD), such as congestive heart failure, stroke, and heart attack. If you have been diagnosed with some form of CVD, there are changes you can implement now to possibly prevent exacerbation of CVD, such as: Find Healthy Coping Mechanisms Not only can day-to-day stress and unhealthy coping strategies increase your risk for CVD, but your recent diagnosis may only make matters worse. One of the first steps you should take is finding a good support network. Read More