You Wanted to Know: Chicken Soup

Stuffy nose, sore throat, headache, fatigue, cough – even the most health-conscious of us can fall prey to these dreaded symptoms during cold and flu season. Practicing good hand washing, avoiding…

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Know Before You Go: The Pharmacy

Before you even make a trip to the pharmacy to pick up your prescription medication(s), partner up with your provider and know exactly what’s being prescribed for you. Here are…

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Today’s Headlines: Allergies, Amoebas and Antibiotics

Ten worst cities for people with fall allergies: Does your city have the sniffles? The Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America has released a list of the nation’s worst cities…

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Report: 23,000 Killed Yearly by Drug-Resistant Germs

For the first time, the government has estimated the number of Americans infected and killed each year by drug-resistant bacteria. The new report, released this week by the Centers for…

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Find a Fix for Achy Feet

At some point, most of us have experienced some level of foot pain. As a result, we may have found ourselves in the pharmacy aisle wandering our way to the…

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Fibroid Problems: Pain, Pressure and Periods

When buying a house, as any good real estate agent knows, it’s all about location, location, location. The same is true when one is talking about fibroids. Fibroids are non-cancerous…

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You Wanted to Know: Itchy Anus

Having an itchy butt may feel uncomfortable, but talking about it shouldn’t be. This unpleasant problem, medically termed pruritus ani, is much more common than you might think. Most estimates…

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Why July Is The Worst Month To Get Sick

As you celebrate your summer, it can be easy to fall into “vacation mode” and grow lax on your health. I’m here to tell you that you should be extra…

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You Wanted to Know: Warts!

Contrary to popular belief, warts don’t come from toads or frogs. They are instead caused by viruses; the human papilloma virus (HPV) is the most common cause of warts in…

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You Wanted to Know: Gallbladder Parasites

There are many causes and sources of stomach  pain. If you’re having stomach pain, more specifically  acute or chronic pain in the upper right quadrant of your abdomen, it may be coming…

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