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New Z-pak Warning

New Z-pak Warning

New Zpak Warning Yesterday, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) warned the public that azithromycin (Zithromax or Zmax) can cause ” abnormal changes in the electrical activity of the heart that may lead to a potentially fatal irregular heart rhythm. Patients at particular risk for […]

The Solution for Pricey Prescriptions

The Solution for Pricey Prescriptions

Medicare Part D – The Donut Hole and You With the passage of healthcare reforms in 2010, some major changes in Medicare Part D coverage were put into action, creating headaches for thousands of people across the country. And to make things even more confusing, […]

Hypertension – The Silent Killer

Hypertension – The Silent Killer

Facts & Fiction About Hypertension Contributed by Brian Reed, PA-C Hypertension (HTN) is a term used to describe elevated blood pressure.  This measurement consists of two numbers: systolic (the top number) and diastolic (bottom number).  Systolic pressure is the amount of pressure against the artery […]

5 biggest mistakes to Avoid for In-Home Care

5 biggest mistakes to Avoid for In-Home Care

If you’re concerned about getting good in home care, you should be.  Honest, reliable caregivers are a blessing and can provide you with greater freedom and independence.  Yet in today’s society there are many poor quality and bad caregivers.  These caregivers can present a host […]

Achoo – God Bless

Achoo – God Bless

contributed by Brian Reed, PA-C Not only are we getting excited for fun in the sun, but Mother Nature is as well.  The tree buds are forming, the flowers are starting to bloom, and the air is filled with the sounds of….Achooo! Seasonal allergies, or […]

The Good, The Bad, and Your Cholesterol

The Good, The Bad, and Your Cholesterol

Contributed by Brian Reed, PA-C Many people get confused when it comes to cholesterol.  Most know that there is a good one and a bad one, but which is which?  First of all, cholesterol is a waxy substance that is not dissolved in the bloodstream.  […]

Avoid Heat Stroke this Summer

Avoid Heat Stroke this Summer

  Knowing what to look  for, and what to do if you think someone is experiencing heat stroke could mean the difference between life and death for that individual.   Dr. Harvey of Harvey Pediatrics answers some important questions about heat injuries.   What are some […]

5 Simple Nutrition Tips for Athletes

5 Simple Nutrition Tips for Athletes

To exercise consistently, you need to provide a good supply of high-quality energy to your working muscles. The easiest way to do this is to eat a balanced breakfast and continue eating a variety of high-quality foods throughout the day. Carbohydrate in the form of […]

Too busy to exercise? Kill the Excuses

Too busy to exercise? Kill the Excuses

Kill the Excuse If you think you’re too busy to exercise, try this experiment: For one day, schedule a time to work out, and then stick to it-even if you can exercise for only 10 minutes. “At the end of the day, ask yourself if […]

Easy Time-Saving Workouts

Easy Time-Saving Workouts

Stay in Shape with Easy workouts that Don’t Take All Your Time   3 Easy Workouts 4 Rounds of 100y lunge 50 sit ups 100y sprint W/ a 2:00 clock running… Run 150y Hurdle Hop 12″ 20reps. Squat Clean & Jerk until 2:00 is up. […]