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Health and Wellness Blog

RediClinic wants every patient to be happy and healthy. Here you’ll find expert health advice, information about disease prevention and the latest developments in medicine, and inspiration to help you reach your healthy living goals.

Why Allergies Are Called Hay Fever & Other Interesting Allergy Facts

03.23.2020

They say what you don’t know can’t hurt you … but in the case of hay fever and spring allergies, what you don’t know can actually cause you misery. Allergist, Richard Weber, MD, president of the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) says, “Relief might seem impossible as pollen counts soar, but by knowing what trigger...

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Everything You Need to Know about the Coronavirus

01.30.2020

While the winter is typically a time to discuss illnesses such as cedar allergies, influenza, pneumonia, or even the common cold, this season has been thrown for a loop. If you’ve been following the news these past few weeks, you’ll know what we’re talking about. The Coronavirus The outbreak first started December 2019 in Wuhan, China, but...

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5 Ways to Take the Punch Out of Cold and Flu Season

01.01.2020

Although cold and flu season is in full swing, it doesn’t have to throw a wrench in your family’s plans this winter. By following careful hygiene practices, boosting the immune system and ensuring up-to-date immunizations now, you can stay healthy in the months to come. (more…)

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Learn How RediClinic is Committed to Helping You Succeed in Smoking Cessation Program

11.18.2019

RediClinic knows the harmful effects of smoking, smokeless tobacco use and vaping. Although smoking has declined substantially since 2005, more than 16 million Americans still have a smoking-related disease.1 The rising popularity of vaping may also be reversing smoking cessation efforts across the country, particularly in youth. Health E...

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This Movember, You Can Change the Face of Men’s Health

11.03.2019

The Movember campaign is a fun way to raise awareness about men’s health issues and encourage men to live happier, healthier and longer lives. Here’s what you need to know about this observance. What Is the Movember Foundation? The Movember Foundation is a charity that was founded in 2003 with a commitment to help “change the face” of men’...

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4 Back-To-School Tips for Children with Allergies

09.17.2019

As the new school year is underway and the fall season is here, allergies continue to run rampant. Seasonal allergy symptoms – like sneezing, headaches, runny noses, and itchy eyes – can affect a child’s performance at school. Fortunately, there are ways you can help your child control their fall allergies, no matter if they have nasal allergi...

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How Long It Takes for the Flu Shot to Become Effective

09.03.2019

Americans will soon start to don long sleeves and warm coats, which is a good reminder that it’s time to get immunized against the flu. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), everyone six months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. This preventive step is especially important for those at risk o...

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The ABC’s of Back-to-School Physicals: What to Expect and When to Schedule

07.17.2019

No matter which grade your child is about to enter, a routine physical exam is an important part of back-to-school preparation. This annual physical can also be combined with a sports physical examination, required if your child will be participating in extracurricular activities this school year. RediClinic, your source for high-quality sch...

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RediClinic Provides Quick Response to Sunburns, Insect Bites and Stings

06.06.2019

The last thing any parent wants is their child being uncomfortable due to a rash, sunburn, insect bite, bee sting, or any of the other unfortunate events that can happen when partaking in outdoor activities. The goal is to make outdoor activities as fun and enjoyable as possible for your children, and having any of these mishaps can quickly ...

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Tetanus Shot: An Important Vaccine For All Ages

04.04.2019

Tetanus is a disease caused by Clostridium tetani, a type of bacteria found worldwide in dust, soil and manure. The bacteria enter the body through a wound, which may include a cut, puncture wound, deep scrape or burn, or any injury that breaks the skin. They produce a toxin that affects the nervous system and causes seizures and severe muscle s...

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