Health Tips

Medications and Hospital Readmission

Sep 24, 2019
Discharged from the hospital? Here's what you need to know to lower your chances of being readmitted. Around 20 percent of hospital readmissions happen after 30 days because of an uncoordinated transition of care. After you've been...

Flu Season Is Upon Us

Sep 23, 2019
Flu season is almost here. But you can take steps to protect yourself from catching the flu. Influenza outbreaks can occur as early as October and last all the way until February or even later. The flu is a viral infection that attacks...

Transferring Medications?

Sep 20, 2019
Sometimes, an insurance change or a move to a new town means you have to change pharmacies. If you're in that situation, here's what you need to know about transferring your medications. If you're going to transfer your medications from...

Less Sleep, More Problems

Aug 30, 2019
Health officials have declared lack of sleep a public health problem. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), not only is shorter sleep possibly linked to obesity, it has also been linked to a higher risk of...

Strep Throat and Your Kids

Aug 12, 2019
As the school year starts, it's important to learn some key facts about strep throat and how it can affect your kids. Strep throat is a common cause of a sore throat. While viruses are the most common causes of sore throat, strep is...

What Does Acid Reflux Have to Do with It?

Aug 10, 2019
Acid reflux may be the cause of your chronic cough. A "chronic" cough lasts for more than eight weeks and is often thought to be the result of a lingering infection. But your chronic cough may not be due to an infection after all. Acid...