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Summer Allergies vs. Cold Symptoms

With the warm weather finally here, we’re also experiencing all the familiar allergies and viruses that can accompany a rise in outside temperature. But do you know the difference between allergy and cold symptoms?

Jun 22nd, 2020
Why You Should Not Skip Your Annual Physical

With so much going on in our daily lives, it’s easy to lose sight of our medical needs. This can mean skipping important things like the annual physical. Read on to find out why keeping that appointment is so important.

May 26th, 2020
Why the Flu Shot Is So Important

It’s important to remember that even though the weather is getting warmer, the flu season is still here. If you haven’t been vaccinated, read on to find out why the flu shot is so important.

Mar 10th, 2020
5 Habits You Can Adopt to Lower Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a common problem, and it’s often the direct result of your habits. Learn about what you can do to reduce high blood pressure before it gets out of control and becomes life-threatening.

Feb 1st, 2020
The Importance of Expert Management of Chronic Diseases

It can be exhausting trying to manage a chronic disease like diabetes, arthritis, high blood pressure, or cancer. Learn how you can partner with our expert team to monitor your disease and keep it from progressing or disrupting your quality of life.

Dec 1st, 2019
Myths and Facts About Botox

When it comes to Botox®, a lot of information is out there, but also a lot of misinformation. Here, we separate fact from fiction.

Oct 1st, 2019
How to Recognize Swimmer's Ear and How We Treat It

If you or your child start having ear pain, especially after swimming in a pool or lake, it could be swimmer’s ear. Learn how to recognize this common ear infection and how a doctor can treat it.

Jul 24th, 2019
10 Tips for Safe Summer Travel

It’s summer! If your plans include visiting family and friends, or traveling to the beach or other destination, learn how to be safe with these 10 tips for safe summer travel.

Jun 20th, 2019
How to Help Your Child Through an Injection

Immunizations are important for your child's health, but that doesn't mean they're going to like them. Here are nine tips to make the vaccination process less stressful for your child (and for you).

May 14th, 2019
When Should I Seek Medical Care for a Skin Laceration?

When injured, consider whether you should seek medical care. While some injuries may require immediate medical treatment, others can be treated safely at home. With lacerations, professional care should be based on several different factors.

Mar 14th, 2019
When a Sore Throat Warrants a Trip to the Doctor

Gargling with salt water and using numbing sprays may help resolve some sore throat pain. But others require medical intervention. The experts at Walker Family Care offer the following pointers to help you determine when that's the case.

Feb 1st, 2019
3 Symptoms of Diabetes That Might Surprise You

Are you feeling tired and shaky after lunch? Before you reach for another mid-day cup of coffee to power through your day, take a look at these three easy-to-miss signs that you may have diabetes. Number 3 will surprise you.

Dec 19th, 2018
What to Expect During Your Annual Physical Exam

Your normal annual physical with your doctor is your opportunity to ask questions about your symptoms and learn more about the state of your health. Here's what to expect at your next physical exam with your doctor.

Nov 28th, 2018
How Botox Works to Reduce the Signs of Aging

Botox is a popular neurotoxin that can safely reduce the signs of aging in the face, particularly in the forehead and around the mouth and eyes. How does Botox really work and is it right for you?

Oct 30th, 2018
How Can You Protect Yourself From The Flu?

Influenza not only makes millions of people dreadfully ill every year, it kills hundreds of thousands of people worldwide. Learn how you can protect yourself from it.

Sep 26th, 2018
5 Tips to Lower Your Blood Pressure

When it finally sneaks up on you, high blood pressure can mean the difference between life or death. Learn how to prevent and manage high blood pressure naturally with these five simple tips, before it causes serious health problems.

Jul 30th, 2018
How Often Should I Get a Physical?

The basic physical exam is one of the most important steps you can take to safeguard your health. Here’s a look at why you should have a checkup and how often you should have one.

Aug 27th, 2018