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Is it Covid-19, a Cold, or Allergies?

Covid-19, colds, and allergies share many of the same symptoms. Here are some of the important differences between the illnesses and how to know which one you’re dealing with.

May 1st, 2022
When Your Child's Cut Might Need Stitches

As a parent, you want to make sure you’re making the right choice whenever your child gets hurt. Here’s a quick guide to assessing if your child’s cut might require stitches.

Apr 6th, 2022
What Are the Benefits of Primary Care?

There are many benefits of primary care. Primary care providers can: - Help you navigate the healthcare system and coordinate communication with other healthcare professionals - Provide individualized care where they understand your unique medical history

Jan 11th, 2022
What Is Croup?

Croup is an inflammation of the vocal cords (larynx) and windpipe (trachea). It causes difficulty breathing, a barking cough, and a hoarse voice. The cause is usually a virus, often parainfluenza virus. Other causes include allergies and reflux.

Dec 17th, 2021
What Is a Chest Cold (Acute Bronchitis)?

A chest cold occurs when the airways of the lungs swell and produce mucus in the lungs. That's what makes you cough. A chest cold, often called acute bronchitis, lasts less than 3 weeks and is the most common type of bronchitis.

Dec 17th, 2021
Why Are Vaccines Important?

Vaccines are important because they protect you against many diseases. These diseases can be very serious. So getting immunity from a vaccine is safer than getting immunity by being sick with the disease.

Nov 12th, 2021
What Usually Causes a Fever?

Fever occurs when a part of the brain called the hypothalamus shifts the set point of your normal body temperature upward. When this happens, you may feel chilled and add layers of clothing, or you may start shivering to generate more body heat.

Nov 12th, 2021