With National Poison Prevention Awareness Week upon us, there’s never been a better time to increase your knowledge on poison prevention. The national awareness week was introduced back in 1961 under the Kennedy presidency. Despite efforts to increase awareness, unintentional poisoning remains to be the leading cause of accidental deaths for all age groups. You can observe…

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Group exercise classes are all of the rage these days. On every corner, you see a new cycle studio, Crossfit gym, dance class, or kickboxing gym pop up due to the high demand for these types of workouts. But what is it about these classes that makes them so popular? Why are masses of people…

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If you’re like most people, every so often you look in the mirror or at your lifestyle and wish things were different. Perhaps right now you lead a sedentary lifestyle, are stuck in traffic for hours each day commuting between work and home, and are dining on fatty take-out food because you have no time to…

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As the prevalence of diabetes continues to rise, it’s becoming known as the new silent killer. And because about 10% of all adult emergency room visits stem from diabetes-related symptoms or complications, what you don’t know about diabetes could hurt you … or even kill you. So,  with the close of the American Diabetes Month in November, there’s…

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Feeling under the weather? Unfortunately, the common cold is an all-too-common part of life, often taking us out of school or out of work for days at a time. While there’s no way to prevent catching a cold, there are a things we can do to minimize getting sick and recovering faster faster.   Prevention Cold viruses…

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When it comes to your child, doctor visits are considered a part of the package – children are seen in clinics, urgent cares, and emergency rooms.  Kids are seen for a variety of reasons; most commonly illnesses and unintentional injuries.  Accidental falls dramatically outrank all other causes of nonfatal injuries until the preteen years.  Fatal…

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What comes to mind when you hear the phrase “beat the heat”? Our guess is probably the image of a pool, ocean, or lake with a cold beverage in hand. Here in  Pflugerville, we are lucky to have various options to choose from when it comes to accessible bodies of water, so we’ve decided to…

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Did you know that back pain back is one of the most common health issues that Americans of all ages face? Studies show that at least 8 out of 10 people will suffer from it, which means at least 31 million Americans are expected to experience back pain at some point in their life, so…

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Each August as we transition from summer to a new academic year, a shift in our daily routines is just one of the significant changes we undertake. One of these changes is that of our sleep schedules. During the summer months, sleep cycles for many people become distorted, causing us to go to bed later,…

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