4 Things You Need To Know About Proliferative Verrucous Leukoplakia

Posted on: 18 September 2015

Proliferative verrucous leukoplakia is a precancerous lesion that can develop on the soft tissues inside your mouth. Here are four things you need to know about it. What are the signs of proliferative verrucous leukoplakia? If you have proliferative verrucous leukoplakia, you'll notice lesions on your oral soft tissues. The insides of the cheeks and the tongue are usually where the lesions develop, but other tissues can sometimes be involved. The lesions tend to occur on both sides of the mouth. [Read More]

Don't Be Afraid of Allergy Testing

Posted on: 16 September 2015

Do you have food allergies that are affecting your health and diet? Or, do you have allergic and hay fever reactions to dust, pollen, and pet dander? No matter what type of allergies are affecting you, a simple allergy test could ultimately result in a healthier and happier life. Some people are intimidated by allergy testing because they think it involves a lot of needles and pain. In fact, allergy testing is not that scary. [Read More]

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]