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Top Health Issues for the LGBT Community

Approximately 3.5% of Americans identify as lesbian, gay, or bisexual, and 0.3% identify as transgender. Unfortunately, this community faces unique health risks compared to the general population. Here’s what you need to know.

Apr 16th, 2020
Best Tips for HIV Prevention

Sexually transmitted diseases can be scary and confusing. Learn the facts about HIV and the best tips for prevention so that you can protect yourself and your partners from being infected with this virus.

Mar 23rd, 2020
Why You Need a Preoperative Appointment

From physical examination and laboratory assessment to cardiac evaluation and medical history, your preoperative appointment plays a key role in reducing the risk for surgical complications and keeping you safe.

Feb 17th, 2020
Why Skin Testing Is the Best Form of Allergy Testing

Allergies can be unpleasant, whether they come and go or remain throughout the year. Doctors can order a series of tests to determine your triggers and help you find the best relief. Here’s why skin testing is considered the best form of allergy testing.

Sep 1st, 2019
When Insect Bites and Stings Require Urgent Care

While most of the time, insect bites and stings are nothing more than a nuisance, there are times when you should seek medical help. Keep reading to learn when your bite or sting requires a trip to urgent care.

Aug 2nd, 2019
Who Should Be Tested for STDs and How Often?

If you’re sexually active on any level, regular STD screenings should be part of your normal preventive health care routine. Find out why routine testing is so important, and what kind of risk factors call for more frequent testing.

Jul 10th, 2019