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Don’t Sneeze at the Importance of Hand Washing for Flu Prevention

Posted on November 17, 2016

Flu season is at hand, so it’s important to know how to prevent the flu to keep your family healthy. According to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), regular hand washing is one of the best flu prevention tips you can follow. Washing your hands on a regular basis… Read More

Work On Preventing Common Work-Related Injuries

Posted on November 10, 2016

Working hard can be hard on your body since many accidents and injuries happen on the job. These work related injuries can cause great pain and long-term health problems, and possibly prevent you from working or living an active lifestyle. There are many types of work related injuries, with a large number of people suffering some sort of back injury… Read More

Adopting Healthy Habits Can Help You Avoid the Need for Diabetes Treatment

Posted on November 3, 2016

Did you know that 90% to 95% of diabetes cases seen by healthcare professionals are Type 2 diabetes? This condition differs from Type 1 diabetes in many ways, but the most important difference is that Type 2 diabetes is completely preventable. Today, Type 2 diabetes has become a national epidemic as more and more cases are occurring at a rapid… Read More

Beat Heart Attacks by Knowing Heart Attack Symptoms

Posted on October 27, 2016

No matter how healthy you eat, how often you exercise, or how young you may be, you can experience heart failure at any time. And all too often, the first indication of heart failure is the actual heart attack. But by knowing the symptoms of heart attack and seeking emergency medical care at the first heart attack signs, you can… Read More

Get Back to Normal with Low Back Pain Treatment from MD Now.

Posted on October 20, 2016

Did you know that 80% of Americans will experience low back pain at some time in their lives? If you suffer from back pain, you’re not alone, but you’re probably seeking some sort of effective low back pain relief. Today, there are many options for low back pain treatment, as well as helpful protective measures that can save you from… Read More

Give Distraction Techniques a Shot to Help Children Face Their Fear of Needles

Posted on October 13, 2016

Doctors say that many of their young patients have an intense fear of needles. Their phobia of needles often leads them to troubling tears and tantrums when they need to get a shot. The child’s fear of needles can be as difficult for the parents as it is for the child. Fortunately, researchers may have figured out how to overcome… Read More

Get Moving to Celebrate Sports Physical Therapy During National Physical Therapy Month

Posted on October 10, 2016

October is National Physical Therapy Month (NPTM) and MD Now encourages the community to actively support this worthwhile event. National Physical Therapy Month is hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) every October to show appreciation for all of the physical therapy organizations, sports physical therapy specialists, and physical therapist assistants who have helped millions of people get back on… Read More

How to Treat Asthma and Allergies When a Hurricane Hits

Posted on September 29, 2016

In South Florida, everyone needs to be prepared for a hurricane during the summer and fall months. But when you suffer from asthma or allergies, preparation is particularly important. In addition to knowing how to treat asthma and allergies in general, you must be ready to respond to a reaction during a dangerous storm. But once you understand the right… Read More

Take the Sting Out of Bee Sting Treatment

Posted on September 15, 2016

A bee sting may seem like a minor annoyance, but it can actually be life-threatening to people with severe reactions. When a bee stings an individual, it injects venom from its stinger directly into a person’s skin, and a part of the bee’s stinger that contains its venom sack remains in the skin. While most people only experience a mild… Read More

How to Handle Common Allergies, from Treating Asthma to Pollen Allergy Relief

Posted on September 1, 2016

People of all ages can suffer from allergies, but some allergies are much more widespread than others. Since allergic reactions can range from mild to life threatening, it’s vital to know how to treat these to save you from suffering and possibly save your life. With this helpful guide on allergies, you’ll be prepared to respond to allergic reactions as… Read More

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