Questions And Answers About Your Child's First Year Of Vaccinations

Posted on: 14 September 2015

If you are a new parent, you are probably already dreading the shots that your child will receive at his or her well baby visits. However, vaccinations are important for disease prevention. Here are a few questions and answers to help you know what to expect from vaccinations during the first year of your child's life:  How frequently will your child be vaccinated? Expect your child to receive multiple vaccinations at each of his or her routine checkups. [Read More]

4 Things You Need to Know about Sulfite Allergies

Posted on: 8 September 2015

Sulfites are compounds that are naturally present both in the human body and in foods. Sulfites are also added to some foods as a preservative. Since sulfites are so widespread, sulfite allergies are hard to deal with. Here are four things you need to know about this allergy. Where are sulfites found? Sulfites can be found in a wide variety of foods and drinks. They can be found in alcoholic drinks such as beer and wine, in baked goods like cookies and pizza crust, in snacks such as trail mix and dried fruits, and in condiments like relish or salad dressing. [Read More]

4 Tips for Helping a Family Member Suffering from Drug Addiction

Posted on: 4 September 2015

Drug addiction does not just affect the person abusing the drugs; it also hurts the individual's family members. The constant fear and worry family members feel can put a lot of unnecessary stress in their lives. If one of your family members abuses drugs, you can make things better. Here are four tips for helping a family member suffering from drug addiction: Understand the Facts behind Addiction If you don't take the time to learn about the reality behind addiction, you may blame yourself or think your family member is a bad person. [Read More]

Reasons You Should Visit Your Local Urgent Care Clinic

Posted on: 1 September 2015

Are you feeling sick or otherwise wondering if your current state of health means that you should go to the hospital? Is your doctor's office closed for the weekend, so you're unable to schedule an appointment? When dealing with the world of medicine, it can sometimes be difficult to know where to turn. Fortunately, if you have an urgent care clinic nearby, they may be just what you're looking for. Here are some services you may not have realized that your local clinic offers: [Read More]