How Obesity Affects Your Heart And Why You Should Be Concerned

If you gain a few extra pounds, then you are probably thinking that the weight will eventually come off. Most people gain weight because of the type of food and how much you eat. However, it is time to get concerned when the extra pounds keep piling on. Excess pounds do more than just increase your weight. They also increase your risk for major health problems. Read on to find out how obesity affects your heart and why you should be concerned.   Read More...

Pediatricians For Teens? Common Questions About The Kid To Adult Healthcare Transition

Pediatricians aren't just "little kid" doctors. As your child moves into the tween and teen years, they start having new and different types of health issues. Instead of the constant earaches of the toddler years or the seemingly unprovoked temper tantrums your 4-year-old constantly had, your child is suddenly in the midst of puberty — and everything that comes along with it. Yes, your middle or high schooler may be taller than you now.   Read More...

That Cold Is Lasting A Long Time: 4 Signs That It's Time To Have Your Child Tested For Allergies

If you have allergies, the chances are good that your child will also suffer from allergies. That's because many allergies are hereditary. However, even if you don't have allergies, your child could still end up suffering from a multitude of allergies. If you haven't had your child tested for allergies, now's a good time to have that done. It's particularly important for your child to have allergy testing if they're going to be heading off to school next year.   Read More...

How To Know If You Are A Good Candidate For The Pnuemonia Vaccine

If you do not have a family doctor and are thinking of getting a pneumonia vaccine, then a walk-in clinic is the perfect place to get vaccinated. However, you may be wondering if you are a good candidate for this type of vaccine. Here are the most significant factors that make someone a good candidate for this vaccine. Age If you are sixty-five or older you should definitely consider getting this vaccine at the nearest walk-in clinic.   Read More...

Three Ways To Make Your Hearing Aids Invisible To Everyone Else

Hearing aids are a natural part of the aging process for many adults. However, you may feel self-conscious or uncomfortable about wearing obvious devices to help you hear. Sometimes, people with hearing aids are treated differently than they would ordinarily be treated without hearing aids. If you want to avoid a lot of those feelings and situations, you are in luck. There are at least three ways you can make your hearing aids invisible to everyone else, such as:   Read More...