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30
Mar
2018

Allergies Have Arrived

March may be the start of the spring season, but plenty of people are still feeling the effects of winter in the form of colds and the flu. While the sniffles are no doubt common this time of year, many people misdiagnose themselves as having a cold when they’re actually suffering from a sinus infection. Though symptoms between the two can be similar, sinus infections are actually far more than mere nuisances—they can result in serious complications if not treated appropriately.

2
Mar
2018

Sinus Infections

March may be the start of the spring season, but plenty of people are still feeling the effects of winter in the form of colds and the flu. While the sniffles are no doubt common this time of year, many people misdiagnose themselves as having a cold when they’re actually suffering from a sinus infection. Though symptoms between the two can be similar, sinus infections are actually far more than mere nuisances—they can result in serious complications if not treated appropriately.

5
Feb
2018

Strep Throat—More Than Just a Winter Annoyance

Winter is in full-swing, which has many people gearing up for skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor excursions now that the holidays are behind us. Unfortunately, the winter months also come at a time of year when colds, the flu and other illnesses begin to run rampant. While most people understand the differences between influenza “the flu” and the common cold, symptoms between the two are commonly mixed-up, which can be dangerous given that influenza can cause more serious illness.

10
Jan
2018

Cold vs. Flu

Winter is in full-swing, which has many people gearing up for skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor excursions now that the holidays are behind us. Unfortunately, the winter months also come at a time of year when colds, the flu and other illnesses begin to run rampant. While most people understand the differences between influenza “the flu” and the common cold, symptoms between the two are commonly mixed-up, which can be dangerous given that influenza can cause more serious illness.

6
Oct
2017

The Science Behind the Flu Shot

The good weather is here, and as the age old saying goes, “summertime… and the living’s easy.”
And while there exists many treasurable moments to kick back and soak up some good ole’ fashioned, outdoor fun (by way of hiking, swimming, yard work, tossing the ball around, or just hanging around the fire pit), a piece of reality as it exists today is the abundant growth of the tick population that has boomed in recent years.