Walk-In Health Clinics: Another Look

Many retail outlets, like chain pharmacies, now have walk-in health clinics to convince consumers that all of their needs can be handled at one location.
Eli Hendel, M.D.

Adults Need Vaccines, Too

When you think of vaccines, you probably immediately think about the series of shots given to young children with boosters throughout childhood.
Eileen Bailey

5 Tips to Protect Yourself From Zika Virus

Credit: Thinkstock Attention snowbirds, holiday travelers, and people who just aren’t ready to ditch their flip-flops Fall and winter are not without their benefits. These times of the year afford brisk walks without the incessant need to slap away f...
Lisa Nelson, RD, LN

How Medically Accurate is Your Favorite Hospital Show?

Credit: NBC/Universal Television shows about doctors and hospitals are a common guilty (or not-so-guilty) pleasure, if ratings and the sheer number of them are any indication. But have you ever wondered exactly how accurate these fictional hospitals ...
Lara DeSanto

What's Vestibular Neuritis? Inside Lin-Manuel Miranda's Illness

Credit: Wikimedia Commons Musical theater and hip-hop fans alike may know the name Lin-Manuel Miranda — the mastermind behind the musical “Hamilton” that hit Broadway in 2015 and has racked up 11 Tony Awards since then. Miranda played the title chara...
Lara DeSanto

Tips for Emerging Adults: Managing Medical Records

Credit: Thinkstock As an adult, you are now making your own life decisions. You decide what you eat, where you go, and where you live. You must shop for food and everyday items. You are responsible for paying your bills. But what about your health ca...
Eileen Bailey