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The Road to No Summer Sick Days Starts Here

Can you smell that? It’s spring fever! Now that the days are longer we can officially start counting down the days till warmer weather.   Don’t let outstanding health appointments or nagging injuries get in the way of your upcoming beach days. In order to live your best life this summer, get your health in check today! Here is a list 

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How to Get The Fastest Urgent Care Possible

  When you’re sick or injured, you want two things: to feel better and to receive care quickly. While immediate care isn’t always possible, urgent care centers do usually offer much faster care compared to emergency rooms. Even so, there are some ways to try and reduce your time in the waiting room even further.   If you can, avoid 

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Flu Shot 2018: What You Need To Know

  The weather is turning cooler, and unfortunately that means flu season is right around the corner. It’s time to get your yearly flu shot! Here’s what you need to know… The 2017-18 Flu Season Was Record Breaking Last year’s flu season came early, lasted longer than usual and hit harder than usual, setting records for flu-related deaths and hospitalizations 

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How to Remain Germ Free

When we speak of avoiding or spreading germs, it’s important to be clear. “Germs” are microscopic organisms (also known as microbes) that are capable of causing disease. Germs — disease-causing bacteria, fungi, and viruses — are also called pathogens. It is definitely worthwhile to avoid contacting or spreading pathogens. To that end, we have assembled some suggestions for minimizing your 

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Signs Your Cut Is Infected

Human skin is a surprisingly flexible, resilient organ. It is also our primary interface with the external environment. Skin is literally the first line of defense against a wide array of potential threats from the environment. Although it is thin enough and sensitive enough to allow us to detect the lightest of touches, it is also strong enough to protect 

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Common Bike Injuries and How to Treat Them

Unfortunately, biking is also a common source of injuries. Assuming you or your children always wear a helmet when biking, the most common injuries you are likely to suffer are minor lacerations, bruises, possible fractures, abdominal injuries, or other “musculoskeletal traumas” from falls or collisions. Statistics suggest that male bikers traveling at high speeds are the riders most likely to 

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What is Dry Drowning?

Due to the risk of accidental drowning, responsible parents and caregivers would never dream of letting small children play in or near bodies of water unsupervised. Like all mammals, humans are “hard-wired” at birth to avoid drowning by automatically holding the breath whenever the face is submerged in water. But that doesn’t mean it’s not possible for babies and small 

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Concussions: Signs, Symptoms & Treatments

Now that summer is in full swing, there are more opportunities than ever for accidents to occur, especially during outdoor activities. If you or a loved one receives an unexpected blow to the head, you should be aware that it could result in a concussion. Concussion is a traumatic brain injury that results from a blow to the head or 

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How Can I Avoid Dehydration This Summer?

Our health depends on water. After all, our bodies are nearly three-quarters water, so it’s little wonder we can only survive without the resource for about three days as compared to food. You can survive without food much longer, but a constant supply of water is crucial. How Do You Get Rid of Dehydration? Drink up. Just don’t overdo it. 

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Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s foot (tinea pedis) is a fungal infection that affects the skin of the feet. It may be caused by several different fungi and usually begins between the toes, causing itching, flaking, and redness. “Athlete’s foot” is common among people who wear tight-fitting shoes while sweating. It is easily transmitted in damp locker rooms, where athletes tend to walk barefoot. 

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5 Healthy Habits to Reduce Chronic Conditions

Chronic diseases—defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) as “conditions that last 1 year or more and require ongoing medical attention or limit activiti  Read More

How to Improve Your Health Virtually

In today’s world, more and more aspects of daily life are becoming digitized. Movies, television, and music are now available through streaming services. Shopping is completed on  Read More

Can Urgent Care Refer You to a Specialist?

Yes! An urgent care provider can indeed refer you to a medical specialist if your health concern warrants treatment that is beyond the scope of a general practitioner’s expertise  Read More

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