Does Your Child Have Their School Sports Physical?

Does Your Child Have Their School Sports Physical?

A school sports physical is a form that will allow your child to participate in school sports. Therefore, if your child intends to play any sport, it is prudent for them to have a sports physical. Completed by your doctor, the physical will examine and evaluate the...
Discover Symptoms and Treatment of Diverticulitis

Discover Symptoms and Treatment of Diverticulitis

What is diverticulosis (or diverticular disease)? It is a digestive disease in which small pouches form and bulge through the thin or weak points in the colon. Typically, this will occur in the area of the colon called the sigmoid colon, located on the abdomen’s...
Discover the Dangers of Auto Accidents in Rainy Season

Discover the Dangers of Auto Accidents in Rainy Season

According to the Federal Highway Administration, wet pavements and rain results in most of the weather-related automobile accidents. The impairment of distance visibility, reduced pavement friction, and lane obstructions cause 73 percent of all weather-related...
Who Needs an Immigration Physical Exam?

Who Needs an Immigration Physical Exam?

There are many different types of people who make up the immigrant population. In the United States, if you are seeking an adjustment of status, or apply for an immigration visa aboard, you will need an immigration physical exam. If you are an immigrant, refugee, or...
What Are Some Common STDs?

What Are Some Common STDs?

When you are planning a romantic evening, your first thought is likely not about STDs. Moreover, if you are in a happy, long-time relationship, you may not think sexually transmitted diseases are even an issue. However, the risk of getting a virus or disease is very...
Knee pain and treatment with PRP

Knee pain and treatment with PRP

Are you suffering from arthritic knee pain and looking for a nonsurgical solution? Your answer may be platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections. While doctors have been using PRP for more than a decade for things like tendon damage, it is becoming an increasingly popular...
How to get test for ZIKA & what are the most common symptoms

How to get test for ZIKA & what are the most common symptoms

As most everyone knows, Zika is becoming more prevalent in the United States. Therefore, the risk is no longer for just those traveling outside the country, especially in Florida and other southern states. While a vaccine is not yet available, you can get tested for...
Flu Season and the Importance of Getting Vaccinated

Flu Season and the Importance of Getting Vaccinated

Are you ready for flu season? Beginning in November, and continuing through April, many Americans will become exposed to and infected by influenza. Particularly within the Winter months, up to 20 percent of people will suffer from the flu. Moreover, children are at an...
Discover the Latest Vaccination Criteria for U.S. Immigration

Discover the Latest Vaccination Criteria for U.S. Immigration

Are you unsure about the U.S. immigration vaccination criteria? The Congress has developed legislation stating that any person immigrating to the United States must provide proof they have been vaccinated against several diseases. This mandate includes those already...
Understanding Back to School Physicals

Understanding Back to School Physicals

It is that time again. The summer is coming to a close, and children are preparing for school. For parents, it is a time of buying supplies, clothes, and other necessities their kids will need for a successful year. Are back to school physicals on your to-do list?...