Cedar fever season is predicted to be unusually high this year and for all of you allergy sufferers that means more sneezing, itchy eyes, and scratchy throats. In Austin and San Antonio, cedar fever season runs from December – February when pollen releases from mountain...

It’s that time of year, Central Texans are coughing, sneezing and complaining of a sore throat. But how do you know if it’s allergies or a cold? Physician Assistant, Sarah Talbot, PA-C, recently spoke to Fox 7 Austin to help folks figure out the difference...

Avoid Back to School Cold & Flu The start of the school year is exciting! But, it won’t be long until our little ones are exposed to germs in the classroom – and then they bring them home!  According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, school-aged children...

July 4th Safety Tips from FetchMD Fireworks, backyard BBQ’s and water fun are the staples of July 4th activities in Central Texas. But these traditions can also be dangerous and result in an urgent care house call visit or even a trip to the emergency room...

Common Summer Illnesses and How to Avoid Them When you think of summer, you think of days by the pool, family vacations and backyard BBQ’s. What you don’t want is swimmer’s ear, summer colds. food poisoning or bug bites. These common summer illnesses can really take...

Summer Is Here And So Is The Heat. With so many summer activities taking place outside, it’s important for you and your family to stay safe in the hot temperatures. One of our physician assistants, Sarah Talbot, PA-C, recently sat down with KVUE to explain...

How Dangerous Are E-Cigarettes? E-cigs, or electronic cigarettes are battery-operated devices that people use to inhale an aerosol, which typically contains nicotine (though not always), flavorings, and other chemicals. They often look like traditional tobacco cigarettes (cig-a-likes), cigars, or pipes, or even everyday items like pens...

Tips for Reducing Your Exposure to BPA BPA, also known as bisphenol A, is a chemical found in things like our plastic water bottles, food storage containers, and food cans. While there has been debate over the potentially harmful side effects of BPA, the FDA claims...

Are you one of those moms who has an endless ‘to do’ list? Do you often put your own health and wellness needs on the back burner so you can take care of everyone else? This can eventually take its toll…either in the form of...