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Seasonal Allergy Prevention and Awareness Guide

Spring is officially here. For you, that means longer days, warmer temperatures, and for many unlucky individuals, the return of seasonal allergies. The green grass and blooming flowers make for a beautiful site, but they bring uncomfortable allergy symptoms along with them. The best treatment of seasonal allergies is prevention of the symptoms altogether, and […]

By |April 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Seasonal Allergy Prevention and Awareness Guide

The Truth About 4 Common Health Myths

Each generation grows up hearing health advice and warnings from the generations that have come before them. Sometimes, it is simply easier to take these health tips and regard them as fact. But usually it turns out that may be a big mistake!

Many of the health tips and tricks we hear from those around […]

By |April 16th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on The Truth About 4 Common Health Myths

Why It Is Important to Get Travel Vaccinations

Traveling is an exciting experience that many people spend months planning. From packing to booking flights and hotels, a seamless travel plan isn’t a simple task. A critical aspect of any good travel plan that often gets overlooked is setting aside time to get your travel vaccinations. We know, getting vaccinations before travel isn’t exactly […]

By |March 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Why It Is Important to Get Travel Vaccinations

Top 4 Reasons to Use an Urgent Care Center

A trip to urgent care often offers a cheaper and quicker way to receive the medical attention you need. While urgent care centers are an excellent resource for patients, many people are left wondering when they should use an urgent care center rather than a traditional emergency room.

Life-threatening injuries and illnesses should never be […]

By |March 11th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Top 4 Reasons to Use an Urgent Care Center

Healthcare Risks of Vaping for Youth/Teenagers

Vaping and e-cigarette use has grown increasingly popular in the last five years, and especially with young people.

Many high school students participate in vaping than cigarette smoking these days. According to a 2018 survey, reported vaping of nicotine almost doubled among high school seniors since 2017, while 10.9% of 8th graders say they vaped […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Healthcare Risks of Vaping for Youth/Teenagers

First Aid Basics Before Going to an Urgent Care Center

Sometimes it’s difficult to tell which injuries can be addressed immediately with first aid or best treated at your local urgent care center. For those injuries that you tend to with first aid skills before going to an urgent care center can go a long way in helping a casualty.

It could even mean the […]

By |February 12th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on First Aid Basics Before Going to an Urgent Care Center

Getting your STD Test 101: When, How, and Why You Need to Screen for STDs

Many adults don’t screen or test for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) because it may be unclear when, how, and why a person should test for STDs.

STDs, sexually transmitted infections (STIs), and other venereal diseases are tricky to self-screen for since many don’t lead to visible symptoms for weeks. An added challenge to determining when to […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on Getting your STD Test 101: When, How, and Why You Need to Screen for STDs

2019 Preventive Care Checklist: Planning for Physical Exams

2018 has passed. Now is the time to start planning your medical appointments for 2019.

As a reminder, your annual physical is likely the most important preventive care appointment in the new year.

An annual physical allows your provider to determine what your biggest healthcare risks are, what other appointments you may need, and ultimately […]

By |January 14th, 2019|Blog|Comments Off on 2019 Preventive Care Checklist: Planning for Physical Exams

Christmas Decoration Injuries

Christmas time is a time filled with joy and gifts, but for many unlikely individuals each year, it’s filled with trips to the ER as well. Christmas decorations result in roughly 15,000 ER visits from December to January. With the significant increase in patient volume, doctors have noticed a pattern of some of the most […]

By |December 28th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Christmas Decoration Injuries

How Long Does the Flu Last?

One day you’re perfectly fine…  You go about your daily routine with no indication that you’re coming down with something.  Next thing you know, your nose feels stuffy, you can’t stop coughing, and you can’t seem to get yourself out of bed.  Could you possibly have the flu?
Symptoms of the Flu
Symptoms of the flu can […]

By |November 21st, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on How Long Does the Flu Last?
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