Healthcare Blog

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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.

How To Recover Post-Surgery: Home Care & Rehabilitation Therapy

Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Post-surgical recovery is just as important as the surgery itself when it comes to getting back on your feet and staying healthy.

Childbirth: The Most Common Labor & Delivery Options

Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

There are more labor and delivery options than many people realize. This post introduces some of the most common methods.

At What Age Should Your Child See A Speech Therapist?

Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Speech therapy is a phenomenal tool to help your child communicate and express themselves, and they can start early to nip communication issues in the bud.

7 Signs Your Heart Is Telling You That You Shouldn't Ignore

Posted: Wednesday, June 27, 2018

With heart-rate trackers everywhere, there’s a bigger focus on heart health than ever before. But what signs indicate trouble you shouldn’t ignore?