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How To Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage

How To Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage Did you know that UV rays from the sun are strongest between the hours of 10am and 4pm? It’s important to make sure you are practicing sun safety this summer by protecting your skin! There are two types of UV rays that the sun emits, both of which can be harmful.  UVA rays: UVA rays have the longest wavelength and are absorbed by the dermis skin layer reaching deep into the skin

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Think You Might Have An STD?

Remove the STD/STI Stigma Did you know that 1 in 5 people in the US have an STI? In 2018, that equaled nearly 68 million infections. Many of which can be asymptomatic. It is important to know the symptoms to look for and how to prevent them. An STI that goes untreated can lead to other health problems that result in an STD.  Understanding how they differ is critical to how they are treated. An STD is a sexually transmitted disease,

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Is It Covid, a Cold, or the Flu?

Is It Covid, a Cold or the Flu? Have you recently found yourself holding in a sneeze or nervous to cough in public? If we do, we feel the need to follow up with an excuse such as, “oh it’s just a tickle.” When, in fact, who really knows what it is? Unless you get tested, it might be hard to decipher whether it’s Covid-19, a cold, or the flu. Let’s discuss some ways to differentiate whether the symptoms you’re

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Deltacron: Could This Be Another Variant?

Deltacron: Could This Be Another Variant? Making headlines is the newly discovered variant Deltacron, which combines the Omicron and Delta variant. Should we be concerned? As SARS-CoV-2 virus mutates multiple strands will be developed, which are usually less mild than the past. However, according to experts this variant may be the most contagious strand yet. What Exactly Is This New Variant? Although this new variant may not appear to be as severe as Omicron, it certainly is more transmissible. This

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Helix Virtual Medicine is building the future of virtual care.

How To Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage

How To Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage Did you know that UV rays from the sun are strongest between the hours of 10am and 4pm? It’s important to make sure you are practicing sun safety this summer by protecting your skin! There are two types of UV rays that the sun emits, both of which can be harmful.  UVA

Read More »

Think You Might Have An STD?

Remove the STD/STI Stigma Did you know that 1 in 5 people in the US have an STI? In 2018, that equaled nearly 68 million infections. Many of which can be asymptomatic. It is important to know the symptoms to look for and how to prevent them. An STI that goes untreated can lead to other health problems that result in

Read More »

Is It Covid, a Cold, or the Flu?

Is It Covid, a Cold or the Flu? Have you recently found yourself holding in a sneeze or nervous to cough in public? If we do, we feel the need to follow up with an excuse such as, “oh it’s just a tickle.” When, in fact, who really knows what it is? Unless you get tested, it might be hard

Read More »

Deltacron: Could This Be Another Variant?

Deltacron: Could This Be Another Variant? Making headlines is the newly discovered variant Deltacron, which combines the Omicron and Delta variant. Should we be concerned? As SARS-CoV-2 virus mutates multiple strands will be developed, which are usually less mild than the past. However, according to experts this variant may be the most contagious strand yet. What Exactly Is This New

Read More »

As Seen In

USA TODAY
Associated Press
abc NEWS
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