In today’s fast-paced world, we’re sometimes too busy to pay attention to the signals our bodies are sending us.
We’re all familiar with the symptoms of a common cold, heartburn, headache or a sprain. But how do you know when your symptoms are something that you can just take an aspirin or an antacid for, or if you need to call the doctor.
Prevention of Mosquito Bites The mosquito that transmits the Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is the _Aedes aegypti_. This mosquito is a household container breeder and is an aggressive daytime biter. The following steps are recommended for prevention of mosquito bites: • Since mosquitoes breed in moist areas, empty all standing water including flowerpots and buckets. • […]
Far away or in the comfort of your home, concierge telemedicine could save your life. Not long ago a father and daughter, from a prominent Manhattan family, were fly-fishing in the San Miguel River just outside Telluride, Colorado. During the second day of their trip the daughter noticed that her father’s skin had turned a […]
Spring is upon us, and this year is already an active tick year. Ticks like grassy areas and open fields near the woods. Your risk of being bitten by a tick is greatest in June and July…just when you are most active outside. Ticks that carry Lyme Disease are tiny, about the size of a […]