Baseball First Aid Kit Essentials

First aid kits are important for any physical activity but are a necessity for sports that require a lot of physical activity, like baseball. Most sports-related injuries are the result of falls, being struck by an object, collisions and overexertion. Make sure you have everything you need to treat minor injuries that happen between the … Continued

When Should I Go to Urgent Care for Allergies?

According to Food Allergy Research & Education, approximately 32 million people have food allergies. While some food allergies can be fatal, most allergic reactions do not require a trip to urgent care. In fact, most of the time these symptoms can be safely managed at home. The most common food allergies include cow’s milk, eggs, … Continued

Why Are Vaccines So Important?

Vaccines are the most effective way to protect yourself and your community from infectious disease and costly hospital bills. If more people in a population get vaccinated, it lowers the risk for those who can’t. Unlike most medicines, which treat or cure diseases you already have, vaccines work to prevent them. All vaccines undergo rigorous … Continued

Four Tips to Stay Healthy This Winter

Winter weather means a higher risk of getting a cold, flu, bronchitis or even COVID-19. Like flu, the coronavirus is a respiratory illness that affects the upper (sinuses, nose and upper throat) or lower (windpipe and lungs) respiratory tract. However, COVID-19 appears to spread more easily, cause more serious illness in some people and make … Continued

5 Common Boating Accidents and Injuries

Water skiing, a leisurely putt around the lake or serious yachters, people love their boats. Unfortunately, people also get hurt on boats. Accidents happen on the water for a variety of reasons. Boating accidents and injuries can be avoided if people know what to look for. All too often, people think water is a forgiving … Continued