New backpacks. Lunch boxes. Shoes. School supplies. The back-to-school to-do-list can get long. It’s important to remember to add a checkup with your child’s primary care provider to that list so your child is healthy and ready to learn. A back-to-school
Overview: Alcohol Use Disorder (AUD) From: The Addiction Group (addictiongroup.org) Alcohol use disorder (AUD), or alcoholism, is a chronic relapsing brain disease. AUD encompasses all forms of alcohol problems, including alcohol abuse and alcohol addiction. Long-term alcohol misuse affects your brain function. It causes intense
Immunization refers to the process whereby weakened cells of infectious diseases are injected into a person’s body to develop immunity against them. The process stimulates a person’s immune system to protect against infections and diseases. Every year, 2–3 million deaths
According to a survey carried out by Statista in 2017, 20% of the US adult population reported was suffering from allergies. Being hypersensitive to certain substances in the environment can send a person’s immune system in overdrive. This happens because the immune system
As the COVID-19 Omicron variant continues to surge nationwide, here are some answers important questions related to transmissibility, gatherings and illness.