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New Year, New You!

Jan 03, 2017

The holiday season has drawn to a close, and you’ve set your New Year’s resolutions. In today’s society, it seems that we’re getting busier and busier by the minute. Could are winding down and potential resolutions are being pondered. Are you ready to put time and attention to your health and wellness?

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NOT TO LATE TO GET YOUR FLU SHOT!

Feb 24, 2016

Most of us think of flu season, being between December and February. But did you know that flu activity can last as late as May?

According to the CDC Flu view report, flu activity continues to increase in North Carolina.

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GET YOUR LEGS SUMMER READY!

Jan 11, 2016

VARICOSE VEIN DISEASE & TREATMENT OPTIONS

Varicose veins are the result of chronic venous disease and affect millions of people every year. The spectrum of venous disorders range from spider veins and reticular veins to large varicose veins and ulcerations. The result leaving unwanted appearance, discomfort, and chronic pain.

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Don’t let the Flu get you down

Dec 02, 2015

The Flu virus is here, so take the appropriate steps to prevent Flu from keeping you down.

Following these simple steps can help keep you and your family healthy this flu season:

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Acne Treatment:  What is the best course of action?

Sep 16, 2015

Acne: What is it?

An inflammatory disease of the sebaceous glands, characterized by comedones and pimples, especially on the face, back, and chest, and, in severe cases, by cysts and nodules resulting in scarring.

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What is a Sports Physical?

Jul 21, 2015

Playing sports is a great way to have fun and stay fit. Anyone who has played sports knows that you have to pay some extra attention to your health. If you play team sports, you may have to get a sports physical.
Usually this is a visit to the doctor to make sure you’re healthy enough to play the sports.

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How to Stay Safe in the Sun - Sunscreen Facts and Choosing the Right Sunscreen for You

May 23, 2015

As we enter into summer, many are planning beach trips, lake parties, picnics, or just good old summer fun at your local pool. Buying sunscreen should be part of any of the above activities, and choosing the right brand and type can be overwhelming. Frequented words such as organic and inorganic, parabens or “paraben free”, UVA and UVB protection, oxybenzone, titanium dioxide, oil-free, and so on. Below are some tips and facts regarding prevention and protection from sunburns, sun damage such as photoaging, and skin cancer.

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What are the different types of Asthma?

Mar 23, 2015

About one in every 10 children has asthma….A distinction is made between childhood asthma and adult-onset asthma, when symptoms don’t appear until at least age 20. Other types of asthma are described below.

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Minimizing Youth Sports Injuries

Feb 22, 2015

Sports may be fun for kids and parents, but accidents happen. Around one in three children in the US who participate in sports will miss a game this year due to a sports-related injury.

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Frostbite and cold weather-related injuries

Feb 13, 2015

Winter cold and snow provide a number of opportunities to get outside and participate in activities such as skiing, sledding, and playing. However, without proper protection, cold weather-related injuries can occur even when temperatures are above freezing (32 F, 0 C).

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