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Rashes and Bites You May Encounter This Summer
Some of the most enjoyable outdoor summer pastimes can be tainted by possible irritants like poison ivy, sunburn, sun poison, chiggers, and ticks to name a few.  Swimming in lakes and oceans, hiking through woods, gardening and enjoying s’mores at a campfire are some of the things we love to…
5 Things to Know Before You Go Camping
Planning a camping trip? It’s summertime and it’s a great, family activity for a weekend away. Dr. Mia Finkelston, who treats patients using Live Health Online, tells us the top 5 tips she gives someone before they go camping.  Never go alone and tell someone where you will…
Signs of Swimmer’s Ear
Before the kids spend the day in the pool, be prepared for one of the more common illnesses that can come from a day of swimming, swimmer’s ear. Find out the signs and how to help prevent it. What is Swimmer’s Ear? Acute Otitis Externa (more commonly known as…
Play it Safe at the Pool
Safety is important when it comes to summer fun, especially at the pool. Whether you’re at home or at a public pool, here are a few tips for both kids and parents. 1. Never run around a pool. While it seems obvious, running can create falls with potential boo-boos,…
Vacation Packing Tips You’ll Need This Summer
School is out and summer is in. When preparing for a vacation, it’s always good to bring first-aid items, over-the-counter medicines and other everyday essentials.  Dr. Mia Finkelston, who treats patients using LiveHealth Online, gives us a few…
5 Things Every Mom Needs in Her Purse This Summer
Summer is approaching, and we know moms are always on the go. Whether you’re headed to the park or the beach, there’s a few items that are good to have on hand for both you and the kids. Dr. Mia Finkelston, who treats patients using LiveHealth Online, is also a busy mom on…
Preparation is Key for Spring Allergies
The saying goes, better to be prepared. How do we do that? Dr. Mia Finkelston, who treats patients using LiveHealth Online, has some quick tips to keep in mind as the weather keeps changing this season. First things first. Know when allergy…
Mom’s Guide to Spring Cleaning for the Whole Family
Ready to clean up around the house, but want a little help? Get the kids involved so you’re not doing all the work yourself. Check out some of these spring cleaning chores that your entire family may enjoy.  Switch Out all of the Bedding Strip the covers,…
Guide to Managing Your Skin and Hair in Winter Weather
While temperatures are warming up across the country, we’re not quite out of winter. That means our skin is dry and our hair isn’t at its best. While you’re taking care of your kids, don’t forget to take care of yourself to look and feel your best! The cold…
10 Ways to Protect Yourself from the Flu
The flu seems to be everywhere and we’ve all heard the directive: Wash your hands! But after washing, then what? Eager to learn other smart tips for flu prevention, we reached out to Dr. Mia Finkelston who treats patients for LiveHealth Online and…
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