Reid Health Blog

Coping with high humidity levels on hot days

Late summer means the end of vacations, a return to school (and work) and high humidity levels. The summer heat increases the amount of water that air can hold, which can make going outside feel like stepping into a sauna.

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What’s a nurse practitioner?

What’s a nurse practitioner and what’s their scope of practice? Here’s more.

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The growing family: Preparing for your birth experience

A growing family means a new baby is coming to join the existing family. Here’s how you can help your older child adjust to the birth of a new sibling.

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Types of breast implants: A brief guide

The choice is between more than just silicone and saline. Learn more about the different types of breast implants, safety and how to talk to your doctor.

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Newborn hearing screening is important for early intervention

Before leaving the hospital, your baby will have a newborn hearing screening. Learn more about this test and why it’s important.

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Breastfeeding information: Give baby a head start

If you’re expecting a baby, you may not know what breastfeeding information is best. Here’s what you need to know.

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What are the benefits of collagen?

There are many health benefits of collagen. Learn about this important protein and how it contributes to healthy skin, nails, hair, heart and digestion.

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Flu is in season – have you had your shot?

Influenza is In-season Have you had your annual influenza (flu) vaccine? Believe it or not, it is time to prepare for the next flu season. Although…

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How can you prevent tick bites?

Tick bites can be scary and people worry about Lyme disease or other illnesses. Prevent and avoid tick bites and learn what to do if you’ve been bitten.

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Do’s and don’ts for freshwater lakes

Keep your family safe this summer when swimming in freshwater lakes. Here’s how.

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