Chronic venous insufficiency occurs when the leg veins do not allow blood to travel back to the heart. It has been estimated that 2.5 million people suffer from venous insufficiency, and approximately 20 percent of them develop venous ulcers.
When temperatures plunge and snow falls, so do people. One of the most dangerous winter hazards is the possibility of slipping and falling on patches of ice and snow.
The holidays are a time to spend with family and loved ones and, of course, to eat! Here are some tips to help you survive your next holiday party or family dinner and not regret it so much later.
Making time for your routine checkup is extremely important for your overall health. The regular health exams and tests performed during routine checkups can help identify risk factors and problems before they start.
The everyday hectic life of a child lends oneself to acquire small cuts and scrapes. Here are some tips to make sure you’re prepared for that scenario.
When you think of flu season, you probably think about the possibility of you and your family members getting sick or whether you should all get a flu shot. But do you ever think about the impact flu season has on a company?
If you have visited your primary care physician or a specialist’s office recently you may have been asked by the office staff or your physician to “sign up for the patient portal.” But do you really want another login and password to remember?
Nobody ever plans on accidents or medical emergencies, but we should all prepare for one to happen. With a little preparation, serious complications can be prevented and a bad situation can be made a little less stressful.
It may seem as though the kids just got out of school, but back-to-school season is already right around the corner. As you get your child ready for a new year of classes, it’s important to add one more item to your to-do list: taking him or her to the eye doctor.
Flu season is just around the corner and with it comes a flood of sick days from co-workers and employees. This year, schedule a flu shot clinic to ensure your team stays protected and your doors stay open.