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  • Living With Diabetes: How a CGM Can Help

    Dr. Cate Buley

    Using a continuous glucose monitoring system (CGM) can help some patients who have diabetes keep their blood glucose level from… monitoring system (CGM). A CGM is a product with a small sensor that sticks to the back of the arm with an adhesive. Using a…

  • Teens and Alcohol

    Underage drinking can occur in any family. It’s important to talk to your child frequently, and at a young age,… a parent, it’s important for you to understand the reasons your child may experiment with alcohol, how it can become an addiction, the consequences of…

  • Pain Control After Surgery: Pain Medicines

    Pain medicine is available in many forms. Some medicines are given before surgery to prevent pain. Other types are given… Other types, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) and opioids, are given after surgery to relieve pain. Opioids can be highly addictive and should be used following…

  • Smokeless Tobacco: Tips on how to stop

    Using smokeless tobacco is a harmful habit just like smoking. Learn about why you should quit, and discover tips to… flat sheets, toothpick-shaped sticks, or Tic-Tac-shaped pellets. Why is it important to quit? Smokeless tobacco contains nicotine, which is addictive. Nicotine changes the way you…

  • Croup

    Croup is caused by a respiratory virus and causes children, usually age 5 and younger, to have a barking… cough associated with croup is caused by inflammation of the upper trachea as a result of the virus. Symptoms of croup In addition to the barking…

  • Cat and Dog Bites

    Cat and dog bites are common injuries. A family pet or a stray animal could bite you. But you can… a sterile bandage to the wound. Keep the wound elevated above your heart to prevent swelling and infection. Severe bites may require additional medical attention…

  • Drowning

    Drowning occurs when you get water in your lungs, and is the fifth leading cause of unintentional death in the… closing and self-latching gates that open outward. All gate latches should be higher on the fence than a child can reach. Additionally, consider adding alarms…

  • Health Guides: Health is a State of Mind and Body

    Adopting healthy habits allows you to take charge of both your physical and mental health, as well as positively influencing… Any lifestyle change is a “work in progress.” Lasting changes take time. So, begin by setting small goals that are easy to add to your…

  • Talking to Your Kids About Virginity

    Making the choice to stay a virgin is a big commitment. It affects your physical, emotional, spiritual, and social well… should have an ongoing dialogue with your kids on these topics. You can start at a young age with basics about sexuality. Add details and…

  • Healthy Eating and Pregnancy

    Eating healthy is more critical than ever during pregnancy. You’re making healthy choices for two. Your food should reflect… from keeping liquids down. There are medicines that can help relieve morning sickness. Also, your doctor may direct you to take some additional vitamins and minerals. These…

  • What You Should Know Before You Start A Weight-loss Plan

    If you’re starting a weight loss journey, talk to your doctor about your health conditions and healthy methods to drop… weight. These include making changes to your diet, exercise, and lifestyle. There are tools and tips to keep you on track. In addition, you should…

  • Prescription and OTC Drug Abuse

    The abuse of both prescription and over-the-counter medicines is an epidemic. Ask your doctor how to safely treat pain to… in the Treatment of Addiction Involving Opiod Use (2015). Source for pregnant patient treatment: Coffa and Snyder, 2019. Things to consider Opioid addiction is a…

  • Henoch-Schönlein Purpura

    Henoch- Schönlein purpura is a medical condition that causes a skin rash and potential kidney problems. It is commonly caused… bruises or reddish-purple spots. The rash can occur on your buttocks, around your elbows, or on your legs and feet. In addition to the rash,…

  • Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

    COVID-19 is highly contagious and does not yet have an approved vaccine. Symptoms may include a cough, a fever, and… virus that is found in animals and, rarely, can be transmitted from animals to humans and then spread person to person. In addition to COVID-19,…

  • Becoming Parents: What It Means for Couples

    Having a baby changes many things at home, including your relationship with your partner. Use these tips to help you… the childcare responsibilities with your partner. This will help you appreciate one another. It also gives each of you a break. In addition, it is…

  • Heat Exhaustion and Heatstroke

    Heat exhaustion and heatstroke are serious conditions. Learn the warning signs of these heat-related illnesses, as well as how to… Pale or cold skin Weakness and/or confusion Dizziness Headache Nausea or vomiting Fast heartbeat Dark-colored urine, which indicates dehydration In addition to these symptoms, warning…

  • Sugar Substitutes

    Sugar substitutes are chemical or plant-based substances used to sweeten foods and drinks. You may have heard them called “artificial… level of sweetness. Some sugar substitutes are low in calories. Others have little to no calories. Sugar substitutes are regulated as food additives by the…

  • Laxatives: OTC Products for Constipation

    Constipation can usually be treated with medicines called laxatives. Many laxatives are available over-the-counter (OTC)… several different kinds of laxatives. Each one works a different way. These are the most common types. Bulk-forming laxatives These laxatives add “soluble” fiber to the stool. This causes the…