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Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)


Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV) is a highly contagious virus that primarily affects the respiratory system. It's a significant cause of respiratory infections in infants, young children and elderly adults. RSV infections can range from mild to severe. Common symptoms include: Coughing: Persistent coughing, often accompanied by a wheezing sound. Sneezing and runny nose: ...

Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)2023-09-26T17:16:45+00:00

Tips for Getting Started With Breastfeeding


To breastfeed or not to breastfeed? That’s the question plaguing brand new and seasoned mothers alike. Back in the day, a doctor may have told you to skip the hassle and go straight for the bottle. Now, we know just how beneficial breastfeeding is for both mom and baby. But just because breastfeeding is a ...

Tips for Getting Started With Breastfeeding2023-09-26T17:21:41+00:00

Can I Prevent Gestational Diabetes?


Prenatal care has come a long way over the thousands of years women have been giving birth. However, with increased education and screenings also comes a heightened level of anxiety over all the possible things that can go wrong during pregnancy. One of these prenatal problems that women lose sleep over is gestational diabetes. ...

Can I Prevent Gestational Diabetes?2023-09-26T21:56:08+00:00

The Importance of Sports Physicals: Ensuring Safety & Performance


Participating in sports is a fantastic way to stay active, build teamwork skills and maintain a healthy lifestyle. However, before diving into the game, it's crucial to prioritize safety and well-being. One essential aspect of this is the sports physical. In this blog post, we will explore the significance of sports physicals, what they ...

The Importance of Sports Physicals: Ensuring Safety & Performance2023-09-26T21:58:06+00:00

How to Know if You Have a Colicky Baby


Babies cry. That may sound like a no-brainer, but even the leading pediatric associations felt the need to put out stats to assure parents that crying is a completely normal part of infancy. In fact, the only way your baby can communicate with you is through whimpers and wails. However, there is a distinct ...

How to Know if You Have a Colicky Baby2023-09-26T22:07:28+00:00

Preventing Elderly Slip and Fall Incidents: A Comprehensive Guide


Slip and fall incidents among the elderly population are a significant concern, often leading to severe injuries and reduced quality of life. These accidents can have both physical and psychological impacts. This medical blog aims to provide valuable insights into the causes of elderly slip and falls, their potential consequences and effective preventive measures. ...

Preventing Elderly Slip and Fall Incidents: A Comprehensive Guide2023-09-26T22:08:59+00:00

Can Asthma Develop in Adulthood?


The short answer is yes, you can develop asthma in adulthood. We call it adult-onset asthma, and oftentimes it can be worse than asthma that begins earlier in life. Here, Dr. Megan Dillman at Dillman Clinic and Lab takes a closer look at what’s going on when asthma attacks adults. What is asthma? Asthma is ...

Can Asthma Develop in Adulthood?2023-09-26T22:21:05+00:00

What is a Geriatric Fall Risk Assessment?


Everyone falls, from babies learning to walk to kids and adults playing sports or tripping over a curb. For the geriatric population, though, falls can lead to serious complications. At Dillman Clinic and Lab, the practice of double board-certified internal medicine specialist Dr. Megan Dillman, we understand the unique needs of our geriatric patients, ...

What is a Geriatric Fall Risk Assessment?2023-09-26T19:40:22+00:00

Navigating Back-to-School Medical Concerns: A Comprehensive Guide


As the back-to-school season approaches, parents, guardians and students alike find themselves preparing for a return to the academic routine. Amidst the excitement and anticipation, it's essential to address various medical concerns to ensure a safe and healthy transition back to school. In this blog, we'll cover some common medical concerns and offer practical ...

Navigating Back-to-School Medical Concerns: A Comprehensive Guide2023-09-26T22:22:42+00:00
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