02|25|2020

Know Where to Go: Hospital vs. ER vs. Urgent Care

Most serious illnesses or injuries benefit from earlier evaluation and treatment.  Therefore, to improve outcomes and patient convenience, there has been an increase in the number of emergency rooms...

02|18|2020

I’m Sick…Why Didn’t the Doctor Prescribe Antibiotics?

Shift to Prescribing Fewer Antibiotics Getting doctors to prescribe fewer antibiotics is a major challenge. Patients often believe they need these medicines and research shows that, when this is...

11|08|2019

What every College Student needs to know about STDs

Heading to college leads to new and exciting experiences. You will meet a variety of new people, learn countless new things, make more of your own choices and live...

10|16|2019

Four Signs and Symptoms of Vaping-related Respiratory Illness

Those who have been watching the news recently have likely heard about the mysterious vaping illness that is sweeping the country. Already, hundreds of people have been hospitalized, including...

10|02|2019

6 Things You Need to Know About this Flu Season Fall 2019

Flu season is upon us. This is a true health concern for our community. Just two years ago, over 80,000 Americans died of complications of the flu, including about...

07|24|2019

Preventing Asthma Exacerbations

Asthma is a common ailment, affecting about 8% of the US population, and its prevalence is rising.  It is unpleasant, can limit activity levels, can lead to missed days...

05|10|2019

Health Care – A Guide for College Students

As a student, it is likely you are living away from home and away from your doctor or usual access to medical care. So, if you need medical care...

01|18|2019

When Should You Be Concerned About Abdominal Pain?

Abdominal pain is common, and everyone experiences it at times.  In fact, it is the most common reason people are evaluated in most emergency rooms.  While most abdominal pain...

12|07|2018

Five Signs You Might have a Sinus Infection 

Sinusitis is an often-misused term. It is frequently, but incorrectly, used to refer to a similar, but distinct condition called rhinitis.  Rhinitis is inflammation of the nasal passages (not...

11|26|2018

Flu Season is Upon Us – What you Need to Know

Flu (infection with Influenza Virus) is a major health concern.  Flu IS NOT the same as the common cold.  It is much more severe and deadly.  In fact, last year, many...