Stay Healthy All Summer Long With These Tips

Who’s ready for summer? Whether you’re a parent, essential worker or both, I’m sure everyone is looking forward to warm weather and less time in front of Zoom calls. The past 12 months have been difficult for most everyone, but now that more than 33 million people (and counting!) have been fully vaccinated for the … Continued

Should I Get IV Fluid Hydration After I Have the Flu?

When you have a cold or the flu, it’s important to stay hydrated. Drinking plenty of water, tea or the occasional Pedialyte while ill can help you recover more quickly and ease symptoms. Early signs of dehydration include increased thirst, weakness, decreased urination and fatigue. More severe symptoms may include low blood pressure, confusion, lightheadedness, … Continued

Do I Need to See a Doctor for My Sprained Ankle?

No one plans to sprain his or her ankle, but it’s a very common injury that can range from mild to severe. Not surprisingly, it’s also one of the most common sports injuries, with approximately 2 million cases each year. Other common activities that may lead to a sprained ankle include hiking over uneven terrain … Continued

Recovering From an Allergic Reaction and What to Do

An allergic reaction is an abnormal immune response to a foreign substance. These substances can be anything from food and medications to environments. When your skin comes in contact with these substances, it can cause mild symptoms like skin irritation, hives, watery eyes or sneezing. For some, the allergic reaction can be much more severe. … Continued

Why Do Kids Get Ear Infections? 4 Facts

Few moments make parents feel more helpless than a child suffering sleepless nights because of an illness. If your child is crying inconsolably throughout the night, ear infections are one of the most common causes. It is estimated that 5 out of 6 children will suffer an ear infection before his or her third birthday. … Continued

Top 10 Tips for Safe, Smart Post-Storm Cleanup

Hurricane Michael caused devastation across Florida in October 2018. Although for many people the impact has been horrendous, in times of trouble an event like this can bring the best out in people. One such story is of the inmates of Walton County Jail who volunteered to clear debris to help their community. Are you … Continued