Monthly Archives: April 2018

Spring Sports Injuries

It’s not uncommon for kids to suffer injuries during athletic competition. While some require minor treatments, others demand quick care from emergency medical personnel. To make sure you are prepared for common mishaps associated with spring sports, here’s what you should know about the difference between an emergency and a non-life or limb threatening injury. […]

Do I have Lyme Disease ?

Caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi, Lyme disease is passed to humans from the bite of infected black-legged ticks. Typically no larger than a small seed, these ticks tend to climb plants and grass, where they wait for a host. Once an animal or human passes by, the tick affixes itself to the host, so […]

What is Walking Pneumonia?

Caused by bacteria, walking pneumonia is an infection of the upper and lower respiratory tract Also known as atypical pneumonia, it is less severe than other types of pneumonia and often occurs without any noticeable symptoms. In some instances, walking pneumonia may be mistaken as a common cold or go unnoticed entirely. In most cases, […]