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Does My Child Have Asthma?

Posted by Katie Pierson on July 18, 2018 05:59 PM
Asthma is the most prominent chronic disease to be diagnosed in children. More than 7 million American children have asthma. Although most people show symptoms of asthma by age 5, the condition can begin at any age. Asthma in kids can be scary, espec...Read More

5 Common Sports Injuries For Kids

Posted by The Urgency Room on May 24, 2018 08:43 PM
Having your children participate in youth sports is a very valuable decision for parents as there are a wide number of benefits that children experience when playing youth sports. For starters, there are the general health benefits that come along wi...Read More

Why You Should Always Wear Sunscreen

Posted by Katie Pierson on May 07, 2018 03:29 PM
After a long and frigid winter, it’s time to rejoice as summer is right around the corner. While the arrival of summer is an appropriate cause for celebration, it’s also a good time to remember how important it is to protect yourself from harmful sun...Read More

Why am I Feeling Dizzy?

Posted by The Urgency Room on March 29, 2018 03:14 PM
Dizziness is a sensation people experience that renders them feeling faint, woozy, weak, or unsteady. Dizziness can vary both in duration and severity, and can be a symptom of a number of concerning medical conditions or diseases. While the majority...Read More

Concussions in Youth Sports: What Parents Need to Know and How to Prevent Them

Posted by The Urgency Room on March 27, 2018 03:34 PM
The danger and prevalence of concussions has made the brain injury a hot topic in the world of professional sports, and the discourse has trickled down to the youth sports level. With so much national discussion on the matter, it’s important for pare...Read More

What is Causing My Child’s Fever?

Posted by The Urgency Room on March 02, 2018 09:08 PM
When a child says that they’re not feeling well, or if they appear ill, one of the first steps parents take is to feel their child’s forehead for a signs of a fever. And for good reason. While fever is not an illness on its own, fever is a common sym...Read More

Common Ankle Injuries and How To Treat Them

Posted by The Urgency Room on February 27, 2018 04:59 PM
When we think about ankle injuries, we often think about them being the result of a sports injury. While it’s true that sports are often the culprit of ankle injuries, you don’t have to be LeBron James or Simone Biles to suffer an ankle injury. An an...Read More

5 Common Classroom Colds and Viruses

Posted by The Urgency Room on February 27, 2018 04:56 PM
When the cold season strikes, classrooms are often hit hard. In school, kids are always in contact with each other, and are prone to spreading germs to commonly used items. Shared classroom materials, computers, recess equipment, door knobs, desks, a...Read More

Your Guide to Staying Safe While Winter Biking

Posted by The Urgency Room on February 07, 2018 10:14 PM
Riding a bicycle is an excellent form of exercise. Riding a bicycle improves a person’s health by increasing a bicyclist’s cardiovascular fitness, joint mobility, muscle strength and flexibility while decreasing their stress levels and body fat level...Read More

Common Causes of Chest Pain

Posted by The Urgency Room on February 02, 2018 03:59 PM
Chest pain is one of the more common symptoms that requires people to receive medical attention. When most people think about chest pain, their minds immediately leap to heart attacks. While chest pain is a symptom of suffering a heart attack, more t...Read More