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Get your flu shot now! (Infographic)
The good news for flu season is that treatment options are available.
Viral gastroenteritis is no fun, but it's not the flu
Symptoms of viral gastroenteritis include diarrhea, vomiting and nausea. People often call it stomach flu, but it's not influenza.
Dispelling myths about people who receive Medicaid
People who are covered by Medicaid have the same hopes and plans as anybody else, but often have access to fewer resources. When they need health care, Providence St. Joseph Health is there.
Ask the pediatrician: Surprising facts about swimmer’s ear
Did you know you can get swimmer's ear without getting wet? Swimmer's ear isn't your garden variety ear infection, and it needs to be treated differently.
Here’s how to make your child’s earaches less of a pain
There are many reasons why your child’s ear may be hurting, so it’s best to have a doctor examine it to ensure it is treated properly.
Flu season is almost upon us: See a provider about the flu vaccine soon
Changes in flu treatment may be on the horizon, but health officials say you should continue to get an annual flu shot.
First-aid tips and a DIY kit for minor cuts and scrapes
Proper care for minor cuts, wounds and scrapes reduces the risk of infection and helps minimize scarring. Treat them with these first-aid tips and make your own first-aid kit.
Teething pain? Don’t use benzocaine, try these safer strategies instead
While teething children may display irritability, drooling, and puffy gums, they don’t necessarily need medicine to relieve these symptoms and should never be given benzocaine.
7 healthy strategies for getting over someone
Breaking up is hard to do, but finding and applying healthy coping strategies doesn’t have to be.
How to be heart healthy at any age
Think heart health is only a concern for middle-aged people? A healthy heart starts with good childhood habits that are maintained throughout your life.
Why does your young athlete need an annual sports physical?
Just as sports can be for everybody, a pre-participation physical exam should be, too, especially for young athletes.
Understand zoonotic disease before getting a pet reptile or amphibian
Reptiles and amphibians carry germs and bacteria that may cause serious illness in humans.
Milk alternatives: more satisfying choices than ever
Pea milk is just the latest in the growing trend of cow's milk substitutes, joining milks made of nuts, grains and plants (but not cockroaches - yet)
7 natural treatments for allergy relief
Allergy medication doesn’t seem to work? Consider one of these alternative treatments to alleviate runny nose, itchy eyes and other symptoms.
Stubbed your toe? It may be more serious than you think
Often referred to as a toe fracture, stubbed toe injuries may be serious
It's tick season: Protect yourself
Cases of diseases transmitted by ticks and mosquitoes have grown rapidly over the last 13 years, which makes it more important to take steps to protect yourselves in the outdoors.
Delicious dairy-free desserts for a slimmer summer
Try these healthy, dairy-free desserts Dairy products can be healthy; however, overconsumption may pose health risks. Milk and other dairy foods are generally...
What not to wear during an MRI
It’s difficult to know for sure if your athletic clothing is made with metallic fibers. To avoid burns during your next MRI scan, here’s what not to wear.
Family Fun: Planting Summer Vegetables and Fruits for Brain Health
Eating the right vegetables and fruits for your brain makes sense
Is your toddler constipated? Here’s how to find sweet relief.