Why children need vaccinations

Vaccinating your child never used to be an issue. When a child was growing up they got a vaccination for polio, mumps, measles, whooping cough, small pox and chicken pox. Now there are vaccinations for the flu and even cervical cancer in girls. These vaccinations were developed to prevent these often life-threatening diseases from spreading. […]

Healthcare for Seniors in Florida

Healthcare is one of the most important things to keep up with. As infants, we are taken to the pediatrician and given vaccinations and checked for obvious problems. Normally the medical problems faced as a child are few. We come into the world as a clean slate so to speak. As we age, that changes.  […]

The importance of your yearly physical

How old are you? Are you 20? Are you 30? What about 60? Are you properly taking care of your health?  Do you always get your annual physical? If not, are you aware of what might be happening to your health that you are not aware of? Thinking about an annual physical may seem silly […]

How to tell the difference between the cold and the flu

You wake up one morning feeling lousy!  Your throat is sore, you are congested and coughing, you ache all over and even though you slept all night, you feel very tired and fatigued.  You’re pretty sure you’ve either picked up a nasty cold or you’ve got the flu, but don’t really know how to tell.  […]

Health Article: Starting your container garden

One of the newest fads is container gardening.  Container gardening is pretty close to traditional gardening, but done in smaller containers and not in a back yard somewhere. This means it’s perfect for someone who lives in an apartment or doesn’t have a very big yard they wish to give over to a full-fledged garden.  […]

Five Simple Changes you can make to get and stay healthy

Whether you like Obamacare or not, it’s hard to deny that one of the foundations of the new healthcare plan is that preventative health care is emphasized.  Everyone knows that staying healthy is easier and cheaper than trying to manage health issues after they’ve already developed.  If you are thinking of making the move towards […]

Early Signs of Type 2 Diabetes

In today’s world, diabetes is a health crisis.  And it’s becoming worse.  The fact is that diabetes affects 25.8 million Americans, with 7 million not even knowing that have this killer disease[1].  An astounding 79 million Americans have pre-diabetes. Pre-diabetes means that the person’s blood glucose level is higher than normal, but not enough to […]

Allergy Season in Rockledge, Florida

Spring season is always a difficult time for those who suffer with allergies.  Unfortunately, with the extreme winter temperatures throughout the east coast, with Rockledge having a warmer than normal winter and add in the unusual precipitation levels in our local area, allergies this year may be even worse than normal.  With over 15% of […]

Welcome to our new medical blog!

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