During this flu season, as a parent, you might jump at the sign of a single cough or sneeze. With the illness going around strongly this season, it’s important to stay alert and keep an eye out for any symptoms … Continue reading
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Is it time to have your child’s school and sports physicals in Norman done, and you can’t get into your normal doctor, what are you to do? Your local clinic might be backed up and at this time of year, with flu … Continue reading
Unexpected after-hours common injuries can be both painful to the body, and painful to get treated quickly and efficiently. Sure, there’s always the emergency room, but sometimes you experience long wait times and have to spend a lot of money when you … Continue reading
This winter, we want you and your family to stay as healthy as possible, so we’ve put together a list of important winter health tips to keep in mind throughout the season. Stay up-to-date with vaccines: Make sure that your … Continue reading
A common struggle now-a-days with parenting comes about when a child gets sick. In order to make them feel better, a parent may just go to the doctor and pressure them into giving a child a prescription, because they believe … Continue reading
Portrayed in movies and television shows as an itchy nuisance to children, chickenpox is something that affects 90% of Americans by the time they become adults. Chickenpox can become a bigger issue, because it can cause a future case of … Continue reading
So, what is whooping cough? It’s an upper respiratory infection that causes a violent and uncontrollable cough, which causes difficulty in breathing. This infection is caused by a bacterial disease, Bordetella pertussis. The “whooping” part of the name comes from … Continue reading
Flu and cold treatment options vary due to several factors. Overall health, patient’s age and symptoms can affect the longevity and severity of the sickness. Flu and cold symptoms can include headaches, runny or stuffy nose, coughs, ear aches, sore … Continue reading
When 40 hours of the week are spent in the office, those close proximities and shared spaces can create an unhealthy environment, when gone without consideration. Occupational Medicine in Norman can be of assistance by training business owners to create … Continue reading
iPhones, Androids, Blackberrys and more are helping people maintain healthy habits and track their diet and exercise regimen. A recent article on thinkprogress.org highlighted the recent increase of health care tips on your smartphone and the new outlet used by … Continue reading