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What Is IV Therapy?

Posted on August 29th, 2022

Intravenous (IV) therapies(IV Drips) provide people with injections of therapeutic substances. It is mostly associated with hospitalized patients when medicine in tablet form is insufficient or doesn’t act quickly enough but is also used in non-hospital settings. IV therapy is the name given to a method of treatment that involves […]

How to Protect Your Skin From the Sun

Posted on July 28th, 2022

According to, “About 90 percent of nonmelanoma skin cancers are associated with exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation from the sun. Basal cell carcinoma (BCC) is the most common form of skin cancer. An estimated 3.6 million cases of BCC are diagnosed in the U.S. each year.” For most people, […]

How To Avoid Dehydration During Summer

Posted on June 28th, 2022

“Water is the driving force of all nature.” — Leonardo da Vinci For most of us, summer is the most coveted and enjoyed time of the year. If you live in a place that gets very hot and sunny during the summer months, then outdoor activities become an everyday occurrence […]

How to Prepare for Your DOT Physical

Posted on April 18th, 2019

The U.S. Department of Transportation requires drivers of commercial vehicles to pass a DOT physical exam every two years. If you have potentially worrisome health issues – such as high blood pressure – you may be required to have an exam more frequently. The DOT exam is comprehensive, designed to […]

Thinking of Traveling Out of the Country Soon? Here Are a Few Things to Know About Travel Vaccines

Posted on March 14th, 2019

The benefits of travel vaccines Our immune systems are pretty amazing, producing many of the antibodies our bodies need to battle a large number of common germs that otherwise could cause serious disease. But as good as our immune systems are, they can’t provide immunity against every disease we encounter. […]

What Every Sexually-Active Adult Should Know About STD Testing

Posted on January 8th, 2019

According to the most recent data from the CDC, doctors diagnosed nearly two million cases of chlamydia in the U.S., which means that over 500 out of every 100,000 people acquired the disease that year and infection rates rose almost 7% over the previous year. In the same year, doctors […]

How to Prepare for Your Immigration Physical

Posted on November 29th, 2018

The process of immigrating to the US is a long, exciting road. One of the steps is to be seen by an authorized doctor (known as a civil surgeon) and assessed for certain medical conditions. Commonly known as an “immigration physical”, there are specific ways this exam is different from […]

What is a Sports Physical and Who Needs One?

Posted on October 31st, 2018

Playing sports on a school or community team offers an excellent way for kids and teens to learn about teamwork and stay in shape. Of course, no matter what sport your child plays, there’s always the risk of an injury. To prevent getting sick or hurt on the track, court, […]