I was bit by a tick/spider, now what?
Insect bites can be a scary situation when you don’t recognize the insect or when you didn’t see what bit […]Read More
How do I know if I need antibiotics?
Antibiotics come in many forms and appear to be versatile when it comes to treating infections, however, it is a […]Read More
Skin check: How do I know if this mole is cancer?
Living in the Sunshine State raises many concerns regarding skin cancer and recognition of abnormal moles. As we age it […]Read More
We reviewed three weight loss services
There are numerous benefits to weight loss, some being reduced blood pressure, reduced cholesterol, and reduced risk of cardiovascular events. […]Read More
We reviewed three food delivery preparation services
As we all know, life can get crazy. Are you feeling like you don’t have the energy, time, or interest […]Read More
How much water am I really supposed to drink?
Water is an essential nutrient. Drinking an adequate amount of water is very important, but exactly how much water are […]Read More
RICE treatment for extremity sprains
Extremity sprains are very common injuries that require prompt treatment that is safe, effective, and convenient. Most sprains are sustained […]Read More
How much vitamin C is too much?
Vitamin C, also known as ascorbic acid, is imperative to many bodily functions such as immunity and metabolism. Due to […]Read More
How to eat healthier when dining out
Maintaining a healthy diet is difficult, especially with the temptation of dining out at every corner. A national trend analysis […]Read More
Yeast infections: the down low
Women naturally have some yeast cells that live on their skin, in their gut, and in their vagina. When there […]Read More
Protein supplements- not all are created equal
As protein supplements become more popular, the number of options continue to grow. Ingredients, effects, sources, and forms are continuously […]Read More
Three things everyone should know if they have Depression
Depression is both more common and more serious than many people believe it to be. It not only affects how […]Read More
Best OTC medications for fungal skin infections
There are several over the counter antifungal medications available at your local pharmacy. But, first, how do you know if […]Read More
Symptoms of a true medication allergy vs adverse effects
Scenario: I just took a new medication prescribed by my doctor. One hour later, I have some nausea. Does this […]Read More
Best OTC medications for indigestion/heartburn
“Oh, no! I ate pizza and now I have burning up my throat! Help!” Do not panic, you most likely […]Read More
How to tell if a wound is infected
A wound infection occurs when germs infect your skin and sometimes the deep tissues underneath it. In some cases, it’s […]Read More
Heart healthy on-the-go snacks
Snacking is not always necessarily “bad” for you and can be healthy for you if chosen properly. Snacking is an […]Read More
Positive coping mechanisms to help with stress
Coping strategies to help manage with stress and anxiety can help keep a positive, happy, and healthy mind, as well […]Read More
How often should I get routine blood work?
The frequency of your blood work depends on both your health and your doctor’s discretion. The United States Preventative Services […]Read More
Risk factors/symptoms of DVT
What is a DVT (deep vein thrombosis) and how do I know if I have one? A DVT is a […]Read More