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The Dangers of Strep Throat

In late fall and early spring, you’re probably not too concerned about catching colds and dealing with sore throats. You’re busy enjoying the changing...

Caring for Your Gestational Diabetes

During your pregnancy, you might dread the renowned “sugar test” that your doctor will probably order around 24–28 weeks. You have to drink a...
Lyme Disease

Protect Yourself against Zika and Lyme Disease This Summer

As the weather warms up, you and your family will probably be spending more time enjoying the great outdoors. After all, the summer brings...

Is Health Advice from Social Media Good or Bad?

These days, health information is readily accessible everywhere on the web. But before you take any advice, remember to consider the source of your...
Newborn holding mothers thumb.

Follow These Steps When Your Baby has a Fever

After I deliver a baby and the parents take their little bundle of joy home, they become used to taking care of their newborn...

Gain Weight the Healthy Name

Rarely do you hear about people trying to gain weight, but, being underweight can be a serious issue for many people. Being underweight can lead...