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The Many Benefits of Telemedicine

With so many concerns about health during the pandemic, it’s important to have options for quality medical care. One of the ways to get that care is through telemedicine. Read on to find out more.

Oct 6th, 2020
Your Annual Flu Shot Is More Important Than Ever

Cold and flu season is upon us once again. A time when viruses and bacteria can make you miserable. All the more reason to be informed about the importance or preventive treatments like flu shots.

Sep 21st, 2020
Why You Shouldn't Ignore UTI Symptoms

Urinary tract infections are a fairly common problem, and when detected, they’re quite treatable. But, left unchecked these infections can lead to complications that will only make matters worse.

Aug 23rd, 2020
When is a Wound an Emergency?

Your at-home first aid kit may be all you need to treat minor cuts and wounds. But if your cut is deep, bleeding, or caused by a rusty nail, you need emergency wound care to prevent more serious health complications.

Jul 23rd, 2020
Benefits of a Sports Physical

Getting children ready for the next school year can mean many things to a parent, including getting them ready for sports. Find out what a sports physical could do to help your child.

Jun 18th, 2020
How to Care for Your Splint

When you suffer from fractures and broken bones, splints are a common way of helping the bone to heal. But it’s important to know how to take care of them for as long as you need them.

May 26th, 2020
Can I Treat COVID-19 Symptoms at Home?

There’s widespread speculation and confusion over the current pandemic. Since it’s a new virus, a lot of people want to know how they can protect themselves and what they can do at home to treat themselves. So, what can you do?

Apr 10th, 2020
How Do EKGs Work?

EKGs have been part of medicine for more than a century in one form or another, helping to record and analyze heart rates. But how do they work? Read on to find out.

Feb 1st, 2020
Eight Dietary Tips to Keep Holiday Eating Healthy

The holiday party invitations are pouring in, and you may be worried about all of the extra sugary and fatty foods that are ever-present this time of year. Read on for helpful strategies and tips on how to keep your holiday eating healthy.

Dec 1st, 2019
The Flu Shot: It’s Much More Than a Shot in the Dark

You might think the flu is a regular part of winter, but this disease is serious. Tens of thousands die annually in the US from the flu, which is why getting vaccinated is essential. Keep reading to learn more about how vaccines are created each year.

Nov 1st, 2019
How to Properly Care for Your Splint

Your splint is an important component of your post-fracture rehabilitation. Read on to learn how to properly care for your splint to increase its longevity and effectiveness.

Sep 30th, 2019
How Often Should I Get an STD Test?

If you’re sexually active, you need to be tested for sexually transmitted diseases regularly. How regularly depends on several factors. Here’s what you need to know.

Sep 1st, 2019
The Importance of Back-to-School Physicals

When your children head back to school, you want to give them all the support they need to succeed in the classroom. Read on to learn how a back-to-school physical is essential to ensure your children are healthy and ready to learn.

Aug 19th, 2019
Is Swimmer’s Ear Causing Your Child’s Ear Pain?

Swimmer’s ear is a common ear infection. It can develop from swimming, but excess water or abrasions in your ear can cause infection to develop, too. Learn more about the symptoms of swimmer’s ear and find out what’s causing your child’s ear pain.

May 21st, 2019
That Sore Throat Could be Caused by Acid Reflux

A sore throat is a common symptom of the flu or other virus, but did you know it could be a sign of acid reflux? Heartburn affects up to 60 million Americans every month. For a sore throat caused by acid reflux, find relief by treating the cause.

Apr 17th, 2019
Everything You Need to Know About an EKG

If you’ve experienced heart problems, you’ve probably heard talk of getting an EKG. While it may seem scary, knowing what you’ll be dealing with can alleviate some of the stress — which is good for your heart!

Feb 12th, 2019
Your Guide To Staying Healthy During Flu And Cold Season

Winter is here, and while it brings with it cooler weather, sparkling lights, and long vacations, it also brings a few things much less pleasant: the flu and the cold. By taking some precautions, you can stay healthy during the sick season.

Dec 6th, 2018
Food Poisoning or Stomach Virus: How to Tell the Difference

Differences between food poisoning and stomach viruses are often subtle. The more you know about each of these conditions, the more easily you can determine what’s upsetting your stomach — and causing all those other symptoms, too.

Nov 21st, 2018
Back-to-School Tips for Children With Asthma or Allergies

It’s back-to-school time! While that’s exciting, it can also be a little concerning for parents of children with asthma and allergies. So what can you do to help your kids avoid attacks at school? Here are some tips to get you started.

Sep 26th, 2018
Why You Need a Flu Shot Every Year

Just because you received a flu shot last year doesn’t mean you’re protected this year. The virus evolves each season, and your antibodies become weakened over time. Find out why you need a yearly vaccine to protect yourself and those you love.

Oct 18th, 2018
Should You Be Tested for STDs?

Not showing symptoms doesn’t necessarily mean you don’t have an STD. Therefore, if you’re sexually active, you should get tested regularly — symptoms or no symptoms.

Jul 20th, 2018
How to Tell if Your Cut Needs Stitches

You’re slicing vegetables for dinner when the knife slips. You’ve cut yourself, but do you need stitches? There are a few things that let you know whether to head to our urgent care center or not.

Jun 21st, 2018
5 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Heart Healthy

The heart deserves more credit. It beats an average of 2.5 billion times over your lifetime and delivers oxygenated blood and nutrients throughout your body. Adopting a heart-healthy lifestyle can help ensure your heart stays strong as you age.

May 16th, 2018
Tips for Keeping Your Kids Healthy This Spring

In their efforts to explore the world around them, kids push boundaries and accidents happen. Here are several steps you can take to greatly reduce their chances of getting hurt or becoming sick this spring.

Mar 29th, 2018