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Common Symptoms of Cellulitis That Shouldn't Be Ignored

If you have a chronic skin condition or a weakened immune system, it’s important to take special care when you get a cut or wound. Harmful bacteria can cause a serious skin infection called cellulitis, and it’s important to know the symptoms.

Sep 26th, 2018
Tips for Preventing Hepatitis A and B

Whether you travel frequently, work with children, or engage in behaviors that increase your risk for contracting hepatitis A or B, it’s important to understand that there are things you can do to reduce your risk. Keep reading to find out more!

Aug 16th, 2018
When Should I Get Tested for STDs?

If you’re sexually active, especially if you have multiple partners, regular STD testing is essential. Read on to learn when and how often you should be screened for STDs.

Jul 24th, 2018
The New Shingles Vaccine: Why You Should Get It

Have you heard? There’s a new vaccine to protect you from shingles and its painful rash. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s guidelines can help you decide if you need the vaccine. Here is what you need to know.

Jun 22nd, 2018
Should You Be Tested for HIV?

National HIV Testing Day is a good time to think about whether you should be tested for HIV. Early detection and treatment can lead to a longer, healthier life for people with HIV.

May 29th, 2018
Six Tips for Preventing Lyme Disease

An innocent frolic outdoors can pose a serious hazard in Virginia and other high-risk parts of the United States experiencing a spike in Lyme disease. While it’s primarily transmitted through the bite of an infected deer tick, there are ways to protect you

Apr 20th, 2018
How to Prepare for Your Immigration Physical

Congratulations on your decision to seek permanent residency here in the United States. We know the process isn’t easy, but we’re here to help. In this article, we outline what you need to provide to make the process go as smoothly as possible, bringing yo

Feb 27th, 2018