Healthcare Blog

Our blog is not intended to replace the services of a trained physician or health care professional, or be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Please be sure to establish a physician relationship for all your healthcare concerns. At DeKalb Health, you can find a local physician or specialist to fit your specific healthcare needs.

Stay Healthy: The Five Best Diagnostic Screenings

Posted: Friday, August 10, 2018

Diagnostic screenings are a powerful tool for identifying warning signs while there’s still time to treat them. Learn more about early detection of health issues from DeKalb Health.

Be Prepared: The Importance of Knowing Pediatric First Aid

Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Knowing how to properly administer pediatric first aid can be instrumental in safeguarding your child or those in your care.

Why You Should Use a Walk-In Clinic for Treatment Options

Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Between emergency scenarios and minor ailments, there are situations that require urgent walk-in care for after-hours care.

5 Tips on Finding the Best Physical Therapist for You

Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Your physical therapy progress depends heavily on two crucial factors: your commitment and your physical therapist.

Seven Tips to Stay Healthy During the Heat of Summertime

Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Summer fun means summer heat and sun, which can put us at risk of sunburn, dehydration, and even heat stroke. See how best to take care of yourself this season with tips from DeKalb Health.

An Introduction to Acupuncture and Its Potential Benefits

Posted: Wednesday, July 11, 2018

Acupuncture is a powerful remedy for pain, nausea, and other ailments and commonly used in Western medicine.

When Should Your Child Stop Seeing a Pediatrician?

Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Most children make the transition from a pediatrician to an adult primary care physician between 18 and 21. It’s important to prepare your child accordingly.

Stay Healthy this Summer: 5 Signs of a Heat Stroke

Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

“Heat stroke” describes a severe condition that comes with risks of serious complications and even death. Know what to look out for to stay safe in hot conditions.