Author: Omni-Med

Why you should prioritize your child’s Back-to-School Physical

Your child’s back-to-school physical may seem like just another item on your To Do list, but it is so important! This annual check-in provides the chance to: Help you understand and track your child’s medical history. Access your child’s progress

4th of July Fireworks Safety Tips

July 4th is fun, and the fireworks displays are beautiful, but this holiday sends thousands and thousands of people to the ER every year: In 2014 alone, emergency rooms reported: 10,500 injuries from fireworks. 7,000 injuries from fireworks in the

Tips To Help You Shop For Safer Toys This Holiday Season

With the holiday season just around the corner, stores will soon be stocking their shelves with eye-catching toys and rolling out deals to draw families from one store to another. Among all the hustle and bustle of pre-holiday rush, many

Kick Off National Diabetes Month with a Little Knowledge

November is National Diabetes Month, and it’s important that we all take the opportunity to educate ourselves on the harsh realities of this public health issue. Because the numbers are truly scary: the CDC reports that from 1980 through 2011,

Important Tips to Prevent the Flu This Season

Protect yourself, loved ones, coworkers, and innocent bystanders by getting the flu vaccine this year. The benefits of the flu vaccine are many. Ideally, of course, the vaccine will prevent the virus altogether. If you do come down with the

Eat More Fruits and Veggies! 5 Quick Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Diet

Do you find it hard to eat as many fruits and veggies as you should? Welcome to the club. Many people struggle to incorporate the recommended amount of fruits and vegetables into their diet. It’s understandable – we’re all busy,

Physical Exams: A Healthy Start to the School Year

The first day of school may be weeks away, but it’s never too early to start thinking about getting your child in the right mental and physical condition for learning. And while your child may seem particularly healthy after a

Staying Safe on July 4th – Health & Safety Guidelines for Fireworks

Fourth of July celebrations will soon begin all across the country. The day – and the week surrounding it – is traditionally marked with food, fun, and plenty of fireworks. This last tradition can quickly turn dangerous. It is imperative that fireworks

Enjoy Fun in the Sun While Practicing Water Safety

With the summer months quickly approaching, people need to take extra, specific precautions to protect themselves and their loved ones from water hazards. Practicing water safety ensures that everyone can enjoy the fun of outdoor water activities with less risk.

Take easy precautions to enjoy the sun while reducing cancer risks

Soaking in the rays of warm summer sun lifts the spirit, lightens the mood, and gives your body a good dose of Vitamin D. But as beneficial as sunlight can be, moderation is essential to the prevention of various types