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COVID-19 vs the Flu: What You Need to Know

COVID-19 vs the Flu: What You Need to Know

The chilly autumn breeze is blowing flu season back into the limelight. This time last year, we didn't have COVID [...]
3 Reasons Why Your Cut May Need Stitches

3 Reasons Why Your Cut May Need Stitches

The dog barks, the baby cries, the doorbell rings, and... Ouch! One minute you’re washing dishes, and the next [...]
How To Tell The Difference Between Pink Eye And A Stye

How to Tell the Difference between Pink Eye and a Stye

Pink eye (also known as conjunctivitis) and styes can both be a pain in the...eye.  But how can you tell which is [...]
Hurt Finger? Get A Grip And Head To Urgent Care

Hurt Finger? Get a Grip! Head to Urgent Care

From slamming a car door to dribbling a basketball, there are endless ways to injure your fingers. Hold your hands [...]
4 Ways To Get Your Child Ready for This School Year

4 Ways to Get Your Child Ready for This School Year

Posing for the perfect yearbook photo isn’t the only thing students need to prepare for this fall. As we enter yet [...]
Sounding Off on Swimmer’s Ear

Sounding Off on Swimmer’s Ear

Summer’s not over yet. There’s still time to make a splash in the pool, ocean, or lake - and nobody wants to be [...]
Why It’s Important to Test for STIs (even when you don’t have symptoms)

Why It’s Important to Test for STIs (Even When You Don’t Have Symptoms)

There are some situations where getting tested for an STI is obvious. If a partner tests positive, or if you have [...]
Poison Ivy: Scratching the Surface of its Itchy Myths

Scratching the Surface of Poison Ivy’s Itchy Myths

Is it contagious? Can it enter my bloodstream? Myths about poison ivy can leave you scratching your head. Knowing [...]
How do you know if you've fractured your ankle?

Twist and Shout: How to Know if You’ve Fractured Your Ankle

Warmer weather and longer days are finally here.  Across the city, sunshine beckons the winter-weary out of their [...]
Keep Summertime Sweet with Bee Sting Safety

Keep Summertime Sweet with Bee Sting Safety

A buzzing in your soda can. A low hum coming from the flowerbed.  These sounds of summer set the perfect ambiance [...]