Strep throat

Is it strep throat or something else? As kids head back to school, so do the germs, including those that cause sore throats. Sore throats

Heatstroke

What is heatstroke, and how is it treated?  Summer has officially arrived and with it, so has the heat. Unfortunately, the hot temperatures can put

Stroke Awareness and Prevention

Sometimes referred to as brain attacks, strokes occur when the brain is deprived of oxygen and essential nutrients. When this happens, the brain does not

Vomiting as a symptom

When anyone in your family comes down with an upset stomach and vomiting, it’s essential to understand the root cause: is it a case of

What shortness of breath could mean

Seeking appropriate medical care for shortness of breath Shortness of breath sometimes referred to as dyspnea, is unsettling at best. Your chest may feel tight,