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Making Health a Family Affair: Nutrition and Exercise Tips for Family Health & Fitness Day

Posted on September 24, 2018

Started in 1996, the goal of Family Health and Fitness Day is to promote physical activity and overall wellness for families. Obesity rates are trending upward for both adults and children, although the rise in rates has slowed in recent years in some states. Creating a healthy home atmosphere helps establish good nutritional and physical habits in children for lifeThe… Read More

Raising Awareness for Prostate Cancer Awareness Month

Posted on September 6, 2018

One in nine men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime. September is Prostate Cancer Awareness Month – this important campaign has led to breakthrough research and the lowering of death rates. The empowerment and education for men is imperative to increase awareness of prostate cancer.There are more than 3 million cases of prostate cancer in the U.S. per year … Read More

Labor Day Weekend Safety Tips

Posted on August 27, 2018

The first Monday in September is dedicated to celebrating the achievements of American workers. Labor Day marks the end of school vacation, and for some, summer itself. While this holiday originated as a national tribute to workers, it has evolved into a long weekend of activities for friends and family to enjoy, together before fall begins.We at MD Now want… Read More

Valuable Insight on Children’s Eye Health & Safety | MDNow

Posted on August 10, 2018

August is Children's Eye Health and Safety Month. While making sure your child has healthy vision is important year-round; the back-to-school season is the perfect time to get better acquainted with the illnesses and injuries that can occur during school, or while playing sports. Currently, we are offering $25 Back-To-School and Sports Physicals* which include vision testing, when appropriate.Signs of Vision Trouble There are some… Read More

The Signs & Symptoms of 7 Back-To-School Illnesses

Posted on July 30, 2018

Summer is half over, and now is the time to prepare for the school year. That's why we're offering $25 school and sports physicals at your local MD Now. You can also prepare your children and house by learning how to prevent and treat the most common back-to-school illnesses, so your loved ones can get back to what’s important: learning1  Common… Read More

Celebrating Freedom Safely – Firework Tips for The Fourth of July

Posted on July 3, 2018

Happy (almost) Fourth of July. This holiday should be met with fun, family, and most of all, freedom. With this celebration, however, is danger in the form of a bright spectacle that lights up the sky. Fireworks, while beautiful, should be treated with extreme caution. In past years, fireworks have caused more than 11,000 injuries on this holiday alone.If you… Read More

Men’s Health Month: The Important of Checkups

Posted on June 26, 2018

Why do we need an awareness month for men's health? Per Harvard Medical School, men get sick more often, and have more chronic illnesses than women. This is partly because men are more likely to engage in risky behavior like smoking, and work in dangerous occupations. Despite this, many men don't seek medical attention when they need it, or even… Read More

Diagnosing Memory Loss: Noticing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on June 18, 2018

 Certain types of memory loss are typical with aging. When there is no underlying medical condition present to account for age-related memory loss, it is known as Age-Associated Memory Impairment. But when does forgetfulness indicate that something more serious could be occurring? While June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be a… Read More

Sunshine, Sunscreen and Skin Cancer

Posted on May 28, 2018

Skin cancer is a serious threat in today’s society. The Skin Cancer Foundation continues to recommend that everyone wear sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher in order to protect the skin at all times. However, there are additional ways to prevent skin cancer that many people are unaware of. By learning more about how to prevent the skin… Read More

Allergy Sniffles and What You Can Do About Them

Posted on May 21, 2018

Spring is one of the worst seasons for allergy suffers. During the spring season, grass and pollen can wreak havoc on the respiratory system as well as sinuses. From sneezing and watery eyes to respiratory issues, seasonal allergies are no fun during the spring months. Learn how to fight seasonal allergies to feel better as the seasons changes. Here are… Read More

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