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Solving Your Winter Skin Problems

The weather outside is getting frightful, which must mean we’ve entered the winter season. For people with all skin types, it can be a lot more challenging to keep skin healthy and moisturized in the cold, unforgiving air outside and the dry, punishing heat inside.

11th December 2015

A Short List of the Most Common Services Provided by Urgent Care Clinics

Urgent care clinics have become incredibly important health resources for people across the world, and with around two new walk in clinics opening up every single day, it's estimated that there will be at least 15,000 urgent care centers by 2019.

7th December 2015

The Top 5 Tips for Staying Healthy Throughout the Winter

October is arguably the best month of the fall season... but October is also the start of cold and flu season, and that means plenty of sniffles and runny noses, chapped hands, and even a nasty case of the flu.

4th December 2015

The Essentials You Need To Know About the Flu

Influenza, more commonly known as the flu, is a contagious respiratory illness caused by the influenza virus -- and to be honest, if you've never experienced the flu before, then consider yourself extremely lucky!

2nd December 2015

Be Thankful for Your Health

Turkey, pumpkin pie, loved ones and gratitude are hallmarks of the season. We sit around the table, poised to dive into tempting treats, and talk about our comfortable homes or new jobs or time spent with family. We are thankful.

20th November 2015

Six Things You Need to Fight the Office Flu

If ever there were a time during the year that all workers dread, it has to be flu season. Sniffling coworkers, wheezing kids and running out of tissues or hand sanitizer can make the months of flu season extremely stressful, even if you’re one of the lucky ones who remains healthy. Every year, American businesses lose billions of dollars in sick days and lost productivity.

16th November 2015

November is American Diabetes Month

Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. One out of every 11 Americans has diabetes, and 86 million more are pre-diabetic.

12th November 2015

Health Benefits of Pumpkins

Over the past decade, America’s obsession with pumpkin has been growing. As we all know, pumpkins are no longer just for carving. What started as an innocent pumpkin spice flavored latte has turned into pumpkin spice breakfast sausage, pumpkin spice beer, pumpkin spice chewing gum and pumpkin-spice-flavored-everything!

23rd September 2015