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Preventing a Heart Attack: 5 Ways

Sometimes, a heart attack can manifest with only the symptoms of mild pain or discomfort. There are times when a person experiencing a heart attack may not even be sure of what is happening. It is a scary truth, but luckily there are ways of preventing a heart attack.  We’ve come up with the top 5 ways […]

By |February 7th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Preventing a Heart Attack: 5 Ways

Do I Have Bronchitis or Pneumonia?

Although we see pneumonia more often in the cold weather, this respiratory illness can strike at any time of the year, and is frequently associated with untreated bronchitis. Often times it can be hard to distinguish whether you have  bronchitis  or  pneumonia because the symptoms can overlap, and in general be very similar. At any time,  if there is confusion, you shouldn’t […]

By |January 19th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Do I Have Bronchitis or Pneumonia?

Know the Symptoms of Hypothermia

Although “cyclone bomb” is a term we’re just now learning about and experiencing all along the eastern seaboard and especially in the northeast, hypothermia is a term we’re more than familiar with. Most of us are unaware of many of the serious consequences of the extreme cold, such as hypothermia and frostbite. Negative health effects […]

By |January 4th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Know the Symptoms of Hypothermia

How to Have a Healthy New Year: 5 Tips

Who doesn’t want to have a happy and healthy New Year? We hear time and time again that people want to start their new year off right with a load of crazy, and hard to maintain resolutions. A few weeks into the New Year, we sadly realize that those resolutions have been long forgotten. So […]

By |January 1st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How to Have a Healthy New Year: 5 Tips

Trivalent or Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine?

Did you know there are a number of different Flu vaccines? Not much has changed about the vaccine you’ve been getting for ages until the development of a quadrivalent version in 2012. So here is what you need to know about the different vaccines. 

What is the Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine?
The Quadrivalent Influenza Vaccine was developed in 2012 […]

By |December 3rd, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Trivalent or Quadrivalent Flu Vaccine?

How To Stay Safe This Halloween

Remember when the only challenge you had at Halloween was which superhero your child wanted to be? It’s a whole new world out there these days with everything from candy concerns to clown threats. What’s a trick-or-treater to do when all he or she wants is to come home with a bag full of loot […]

By |October 30th, 2017|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on How To Stay Safe This Halloween

4 Steps to Prevent the Spread of Flu in the Office

Every year, American businesses lose billions of dollars in sick days….and guess what one of the biggest culprit is: You guessed it, the flu. Experts also estimate that the economy will lose about $20 billion in productivity to workers who are influenced by the flu. Besides the flu shot, which we highly recommend getting, there are steps […]

By |October 12th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on 4 Steps to Prevent the Spread of Flu in the Office

DOT Exams in Connecticut for Commercial Drivers; What You Need to Know

Are you thinking of driving a commercial vehicle for a living? The Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration requires that applicants and holders of Commercial Drivers Licenses be physically examined every two years. Certain ride share services such as Uber and Lyft also require that you take the DOT physical exam as well. […]

By |September 30th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on DOT Exams in Connecticut for Commercial Drivers; What You Need to Know

Why Bees are More Aggressive in the Fall

Have you noticed a lot more aggressive bee’s buzzing around these days? And stinging more?  It’s not your imagination, it’s for real.

Late summer into early fall is the height of “angry bee” season. Emerging from hibernation in early summer, bees and wasps usually max out their living space as fall is just beginning, and sometimes […]

By |August 29th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Why Bees are More Aggressive in the Fall

Heat Related Illnesses: How to Avoid Them

2017 is proving to be one of the hottest summers in a very long time. As summer is the season for outdoors activities, be sure you are aware of heat related illnesses caused by spending prolonged periods of time in the sun. These illnesses can include heat cramps, dehydration, heat exhaustion, or even heat stroke. Fortunately, all […]

By |July 20th, 2017|Blog|Comments Off on Heat Related Illnesses: How to Avoid Them
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