Why Getting a Flu Shot this Fall Matters

Each fall, doctors recommend that everyone over the age of six months gets a flu shot. Flu shots are considered preventive medicine and are available at any family clinic, family health center, or pediatric clinic. Flu season runs from October through May, and in 2019, the peak flu months were Febru...

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4 Great Foods to Eat When You Are Sick and 4 to Avoid

We’re well into the start of school and fall, which also means it’s also time for flu season. If you have yet to get your flu shot, be sure to do so soon, both you and your entire family! But even before or after getting a vaccination, there’s always the possibility of catching a cold... View ...

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3 Phrases You Should Never Say to a Loved One with Depression

When someone we love is struggling with depression, our natural instinct is to want to reach out and help them. Showing the right kind of support can help people with depression feel understood and begin to receive the care they need for this chronic mental condition. If your spouse, child, friend, ...

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6 Reasons Why Women Especially Need a Routine Physical Exam

Do you really need to see a family physician every single year? Who even has the time for that, especially if you feel the same as you did when you came into a family clinic for your last appointment? We’re here to tell you, though, that annual physicals and other preventative health exams can be....

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