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How Ticks Find You and Spread Disease

Ticks carry germs that can cause a number of diseases, including Lyme disease. If you spend time outdoors, be wary of ticks, whether you’re hiking in a forest or simply relaxing on your lawn.

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Urgent Care, Orthopedic Injury Clinic or ER: Where To Go For Care

When injury or illness occurs, it can be tough to figure out the best and most appropriate place to get medical care. Many people would head straight to an emergency room. But that may not be the best choice for your condition – or your wallet.

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How To Treat and Prevent Burns -- and When To Seek Care

While the summer months bring fun, they can also be a time when injuries occur -- including burns.

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5 Questions Answered on Inflammatory Disease Linked to COVID-19 in Children

Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children can be serious, even deadly, but most children who are diagnosed with this condition have gotten better with medical care. What parents and caregivers need to know.

pelvic floor disorder

The Truth About Pelvic Floor Disorders

Pelvic floor disorders are common – about one-quarter of American women have one or more pelvic floor disorders. If you have symptoms of a pelvic floor disorder, here are three strategies for getting ahead of the problem.

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Prediabetes Is on the Rise in Teenagers

Having prediabetes increases the chances of getting Type 2 diabetes. Teens with prediabetes also have higher blood pressure and cholesterol levels, which raise their risk for heart disease and stroke.

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How To Move Your Toddler From Crib To Bed

Moving your child from a crib to a bed is a big change. During the adjustment, it’s most important that you consider your child’s safety and maintain a healthy sleep routine.

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Young Patient Overcomes Complex Craniofacial Challenges With Specialized Team

PJ had unilateral craniosynostosis – a birth defect in which the bones on one side of the skull grow together too early, severely limiting room for his brain to grow.

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