Only a few short decades ago, smoking a cigarette was seen as common and about as detrimental as having a drink on the weekends, or treating yourself to a steak when you had a good week. Tobacco was simply another rite of passage for adults, something that most men and a good portion of women did.
Throughout their childhood, kids will have to visit the pediatrician over a dozen times in order to ensure that they are growing into healthy bodies. As babies, pediatricians were there almost every month, checking weight and development. As children get older, the visits become less frequent,
No one ever heads out for a day of fun meaning to get sunburned. Unfortunately, even the most attentive people can come home with a little bit of redness on their face, shoulders, neck, arms, or other exposed skin. And a few hours later, that “little bit of sun” has morphed into a full-blown sunburn that is hot to the touch,
The popularity of tanned skin has come and gone throughout the history of fashion. As far back as Ancient Egypt, pale skin was considered the mark of wealth and beauty – too much sun was seen as a sign that someone had to work outdoors to make their living.
Do you remember being a kid and catching whatever bug was going around school? You probably had to stay home for a day or two, and if you were lucky, Mom or Dad took the day off work to be with you as well.
When summer time rolls around, many families have only one thing on their mind: vacation. With the kids out of school, and the weather warming up, it’s the perfect time to get out of the house, and explore the world.
The field of rheumatology can be a little confusing, because it covers a variety of problems that don’t seem to be related at first glance. Arthritis, autoimmune diseases, lupus, and chronic pain disorders sound almost like a grab bag of disorders and health problems that should be under the care of a variety of different doctors.
When children are enrolled in school in the state of Florida for the first time, one of the things that will be required to begin classes is a physical. This ensures that your child is healthy before they enter school, and keeps them healthy by ensuring their classmates are in the best health as well.
Have you ever been to the doctor’s office, and after waiting for an unusually long time, you see a patient storm out of the waiting room, shouting at the administrative staff about the wait?