Sprains and Strains: What’s the Difference?

Sprains and Strains: What’s the Difference?

Sprains and Strains: What’s the Difference? Everyone has suffered a sprain or strain at some point in their life. Whether it’s a rolled ankle during a sporting event or a sore wrist after a fall, these nuisance injuries happen remarkably often. In fact, it’s estimated...
Enjoying the Summer by Avoiding Heat Injuries

Enjoying the Summer by Avoiding Heat Injuries

Enjoying the Summer by Avoiding Heat InjuriesDan Phillips MDWith the coming of summer also comes hot weather. We generally ease into warm weather and have time to adjust unless the weather turns hot quickly, as has occurred recently.Acclimatization to heat occurs over...
Five Ways to Avoid the Flu This Season

Five Ways to Avoid the Flu This Season

Five Ways to Avoid the Flu This Season No one wants to get sick. Though any virus or bacterial infection can be annoying, coming down with the flu can be even worse. Since the flu is a virus, it is difficult to treat and there is no “cure.” That means that the best...
Should You Be Taking an Antibiotic?

Should You Be Taking an Antibiotic?

Should You Be Taking an Antibiotic? There’s a new epidemic going around and it has nothing to do with a virus or bacteria. No, it isn’t drugs either—not the illegal kind at least. Instead, the problem lies with antibiotics being prescribed too much by healthcare...