Can I give my child over-the-counter cough medicine?

The American Academy of Pediatrics advises against giving over-the-counter cough and cold medicines to children under the age of 4. This is because these medicines have not been proven to be effective in young children, and they can have serious side effects, including slowed or shallow breathing, confusion, and lethargy. Additionally, there is a risk … Read more

Do you have Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)?

Do you have dry or wet eyes? It may be “Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). AMD is a common eye condition that affects people as they get older. It is a progressive disease that damages the macula, a small central portion of the retina responsible for sharp, detailed vision needed for tasks such as reading and … Read more

National Condom Week

Condoms can make sex safer by significantly reducing the risk of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and unintended pregnancy. When used consistently and correctly, condoms create a barrier that can help prevent the transmission of STIs and the exchange of bodily fluids. This can reduce the risk of infection and prevent pregnancy. However, it’s important to … Read more

February 14th is “National Donor Day”

National Donor Day is a day observed annually on February 14th to raise awareness about the importance of organ, tissue, and blood donation. The day was established to encourage individuals to register as organ donors and to educate the public about the life-saving benefits of donation. Organ, tissue, and blood donation can save and improve … Read more

Take Your Own Health To Heart

February is American Heart Month, an annual health observance that focuses on learning more about heart health and forming healthier lifestyle habits. What better way to show your heart some love than by taking steps to improve your heart health? Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. Every year, one … Read more

Biden Ends Covid Health Emergency On May 11, 2023

On March 11, 2020, The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak a global pandemic. On January 31, 2023, the Biden Administration stated that they plan to end the COVID Public Health Emergency on May 11, 2023. What does this mean for you? This will likely mean that some of the emergency … Read more