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Lyme Disease: Have You Been Bitten by a Deer Tick?

Connecticut, as much of New England, is known as “Lyme Disease Corridor”.  This time of year especially,  deer ticks, the ticks that carries Lyme Disease, are very common in Connecticut and are often a real threat. Knowing what to do if you get bit by a deer tick is important. Most tick bites don’t expose people to Lyme disease, […]

By |July 10th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Lyme Disease: Have You Been Bitten by a Deer Tick?

Spring Allergies: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Spring has sprung, and most likely, so have your spring allergies. Your spring allergies usually occur when your immune system overreacts to an outdoor allergen, such as pollen. An allergen is something that triggers an allergic response. The most common allergens are pollen’s from wind-pollinated plants, such as trees, grasses, and weeds. The pollen’s from insect-pollinated […]

By |May 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Spring Allergies: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Can I have an STI and not know?

There are many situations that may arise to bring forth the question; ‘Do I have an STI?’. The one night stand, the holiday fling, the ex who confesses to having cheated on you; any of these circumstances put you at risk for contracting an STI or STD. The problem is that even if you have […]

By |April 18th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Can I have an STI and not know?

Heart Attack from Shoveling Snow? How to Prevent it

You’ve probably seen many blogs circulating on how to prevent a heart attack, we’re guessing you haven’t seen our new addition to the list. The heart beats about 2.5 billion times over an average lifetime, and with such a heavy workload, the heart can sometime fail or experience complications. The good news is that a […]

By |March 7th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Heart Attack from Shoveling Snow? How to Prevent it

Don’t Let the Bomb Cyclone Lead to Hypothermia

With the start of 2018 underway, we are already reaching new lows with warnings of the worst winter in history, and climatic terms that are new to us, such as ‘bomb cyclone’. Plummeting temperatures are currently putting everyone in the North East at risk for major health issues, including hypothermia. One of the reasons hypothermia […]

By |January 4th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t Let the Bomb Cyclone Lead to Hypothermia

5 Ways to kick off a Healthy New Year

2018, a new chance to make this year a happy and healthy New Year. This year, we want to help you make a list of resolutions that you can actually stick to. No matter how excited we are when creating our new and sensational resolutions, one reason that we so often let them go a […]

By |January 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on 5 Ways to kick off a Healthy New Year

Do I Have Heat Stroke? Signs, Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment

We all know that spending a day in the sun can be draining, but what is the tipping point when feeling drained can turn into a potentially fatal medical emergency; Heat Stroke? In the following article we will walk you through the Signs, Symptoms, Prevention Tactics, and Treatments for heat stroke.
Signs and Symptoms of Heat […]

By |July 19th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Do I Have Heat Stroke? Signs, Symptoms, Prevention & Treatment
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