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Don’t get an Injury on move-in day!

Move-in day for freshmen in college is a day all families remember forever. It is a very crazy hectic day that is the start of your child’s adult life. However, just like any move intype situation, the risk for getting hurt or injured is always a possibility; now add moving your child into a dorm room & those rates […]

By |August 22nd, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Don’t get an Injury on move-in day!

5 Things You Need To Know About College Vaccines

Your child is going off to college- a time of independence, a time of discovery, a time of realizing what the world has to offer.  Yet along with these wonderful opportunities, comes an abundance of risks. Your college bound young adult will soon be experiencing a whole new level of exposure to a flood of […]

By |August 13th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Things You Need To Know About College Vaccines

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?

Fireworks Safety Tips

With food on the grill, laughter in the air and children eagerly waiting for fireworks, it can only mean one thing- it’s  the fourth of July. A holiday dear to our hearts, everyone is excited to celebrate while watching fireworks. However, before beginning to celebrate, it is important that you’re informed on fireworks safety….because unfortunately, […]

By |July 1st, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

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?

8 Signs You Might Have a UTI

It is National Kidney Awareness Month, so we thought it a good time to explore Urinary Tract Infections, or a UTI. What is a UTI? Urinary tract infections are bacterial infections in the urinary system. They are somewhat common, and usually do not not amount to anything serious if treated early,  although left untreated, […]

By |March 27th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 8 Signs You Might Have a UTI

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

What To Do About a Chronic Cough?

As we (finally) start to near the end of cold and flu season, many people will develop lingering chest congestion, and a cough. Coughing is our body’s way of trying to clear its airways. Some common causes of coughing include allergies, asthma, acid re-flux, dry air, and smoking. Coughing is a natural occurrence and is rarely the sign of anything […]

By |February 27th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on What To Do About a Chronic Cough?

Bronchitis or Pneumonia; Which Is It?

When it comes to bronchitis and pneumonia, the symptoms of both can sometimes seem interchangeable, and can in turn become very confusing. When faced with a serious upper respiratory illness it is important to get medical attention as soon as possible, as often times if not treated bronchitis can lead to pneumonia. So when do […]

By |January 19th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Bronchitis or Pneumonia; Which Is It?
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