May is Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month, so we’ve prepared a few skin care tips to help you stay safe in the sun this summer!
Keep your head in the game! The summer sports season is just around the corner…do you know the symptoms of a concussion and how to prevent one?
‘Tis the season for sneezin’! Follow these preventive tips for a more comfortable allergy season.
Is the stamped expiration date on your prescription bottle more of a loose guideline? Patient Plus has the 411.
Urgent Care and Primary Care centers are similar in nature of services, but there are many differences that can help you decide when you should visit each one.
To play or not to play; that is the question. Should we resist children’s pleas for permission, or let them face the risks of growing up into adults? Well, there's no choice really, is there? If every parent in the world had their way, all children would be placed inside child-sized egg cartons, safe from the dangers of everyday life. But kids will be kids…
All bugs are insects but not all insects are bugs. Not to worry though… In North America there are relatively few dangerous insect predators. There are examples such as Ticks which carry parasites and Lyme disease, to simple "don't touch" bugs like the completely flightless American Oil Beetle whose secretions can cause irritating skin blisters or many more simply called Blister Beetles that are more than happy to live up to their name.
There has been a great deal of attention given to the Zika Virus lately. Not because it's new, but rather because it's prevalent. Zika virus is named after the Ugandan forest where it was first isolated in a rhesus monkey in 1947. The first human cases were detected in 1952 in Uganda and Tanzania. The virus subsequently spread across equatorial Africa and Asia, where it was associated with sporadic infections.