Hot climates are not the most forgiving, especially when it comes to outdoor activities. During the peak of summer, high temperatures can be difficult for anyone to deal with. For those with diabetes, the heat can be even more troubling. Dr. Harshit Shah, an endocrinologist with Dignity Health Medical Group – Bakersfield, answers important questions related to managing diabetes in the heat. [Skip to video]
If you plan on ringing in the Fourth of July with fireworks, make sure you don’t cut your celebrations short with a trip to the emergency room or urgent care. On average, 280 people have a fireworks-related medical emergency each day, during the month around Independence Day. To help you stay safe this season, Dr. Terry Lapid, with Dignity Health Medical Group – Dominican’s urgent care center, has a few recommendations.
Summer is finally here! The air is warm, the pool is open, the outside beckons, but so do the UV rays.
Major depression is on the rise among Americans of all ages, but the age group being affected the most may surprise you: teens and young adults.