“Ask your doctor if pharma ads are right for you.”

Prescription drug TV commercials have gone beyond weird. Like the one commercial where the couple is sitting in two separate claw foot bathtubs, outside, under a pergola of fragrant purple flowers – We all know what that feels like, right? Or the one where the rugged construction project manager takes time away from building a … Continue reading ““Ask your doctor if pharma ads are right for you.””

West Nile in West ATX – What to Do?

Mosquito bites are all too familiar to those of us here in Texas. And other than the itching for a few days, they’re typically fairly benign. Recently, we started seeing new mosquito-borne illnesses here in the US. First it was West Nile and then Zika.  West Nile had been around in the Eastern Hemisphere since … Continue reading “West Nile in West ATX – What to Do?”

Medical Costs are B-A-N-A-N-A-S

Ever heard of “swimmer’s ear?”   It’s a pretty common infection during summer. Basically, water left behind in the ear canal can be a breeding ground for bacteria. Those bacteria create an infection in the canal, causing pain. The treatment is usually an antibiotic drop, and a commonly used choice is 0.3% ciprofloxacin (big words, … Continue reading “Medical Costs are B-A-N-A-N-A-S”

Breast Cancer Awareness Month & the Importance of Prevention and Well Woman Exams

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so our providers at Remedy want to remind our patients of the importance of regular health screenings, especially if something like breast cancer runs in your family. Importance of Prevention and Well Woman Exams Yearly well woman exams are recommended, even though your provider may not do a pap … Continue reading “Breast Cancer Awareness Month & the Importance of Prevention and Well Woman Exams”

Did you know you can video chat with our docs?

Did you know you can talk to a medical provider via video chat? It’s 2017, y’all, and technology had made this easier than ever. So what are the actual benefits, and limits, of this technology? Here are five things to consider when you video chat with the doc. The law requires that the standard of … Continue reading “Did you know you can video chat with our docs?”

National Childhood Obesity Month w/ Dr. Amy White

Childhood obesity is both an important and sensitive topic, that leaves many parents wondering “am I doing it right?” Our very own pediatrician, Dr. Amy White helps break down some essentials to help better understand this topic. What’s the best way to know if my child’s weight is healthy? The best way is to schedule … Continue reading “National Childhood Obesity Month w/ Dr. Amy White”

5 Tips to Choosing Toys that Build Language Development in Young Children

5 Tips to Choosing Toys that Build Language Development in Young Children If your child has dragged you down the toy aisles at Target recently, then you know how complicated toy selection can be. You were bombarded by toys with sounds, lights, music, buttons, and screens.  When you purchase many of these types of toys, … Continue reading “5 Tips to Choosing Toys that Build Language Development in Young Children”