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How Do You Know If You Have Food Poisoning?

Many cases of food poisoning are linked to incorrectly handled, cooked, or prepared foods, such as meat or eggs, or improper storage. Bacteria can also quickly multiply in foods that are not properly chilled. Some raw foods, such as bean sprouts, fresh fruits, and lettuce, can harbor bacteria capable of causing food poisoning. In these cases, washing is inadequate, as 

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What Do Chigger Bites Look Like & How Do You Treat Them?

The tiny biting mites called chiggers are the larval form of an (eventually) eight-legged arachnid. In their larval form, they appear to have just six legs. Vanishingly small (just 1/60th of an inch in length), and bright reddish-orange in color, these tiny parasites emerge in the Northeastern and Midwestern United States and begin feeding as soon as temperatures regularly exceed 

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What Is Heat Rash?

Heat rash is a skin condition that results when perspiration gets trapped beneath the surface of the skin due to clogged pores (sweat ducts). While it is more common among infants, heat rash can affect adults as well, especially in hot, humid weather. This annoying rash is also called prickly heat, or miliaria. What Are the Different Types of Heat 

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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Severe Dehydration?

The human body does a relatively good job of maintaining proper hydration. Most of us drink when we are thirsty and intake a surprising amount of water from the food we eat. But under certain circumstances it’s possible to become dehydrated. Hot, humid summer weather is occasionally linked to dehydration, while high humidity makes it harder for the body to 

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Beyond Lyme Disease — Tick-Borne Diseases in the Northeast

Lyme disease is a growing concern across the Northeastern United States. Although it is now found in most states east of the Rocky Mountains, the vast majority of cases are contracted in a handful of states in the Northeast and Upper Midwest. It’s been estimated that approximately 300,000 cases of Lyme disease occur annually in the United States. But Lyme 

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Is it Dislocated?

A dislocation occurs when bones are forced from their normal positions. In many instances, a dislocation will cause severe pain, while also immobilizing the joint. Not sure how to spot a dislocation? PhysicianOne Urgent Care can help. What Causes it? Dislocations usually occur when a joint experiences an unbalanced or unexpected collision. This might happen as a result of a 

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Effective Natural Cleaners That Actually Work to Kill Germs

Since many chemical cleaners come with their own risks, more and more people are turning to natural cleaners, which promise to kill the majority of germs. But, do they actually work? Here’s what you should know. A Safer Way to Kill Germs To stay healthy throughout the year, it’s important to use good hygiene when we are outside the house. 

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Understanding Blood Pressure Readings

Every time your heart beats, blood is pumped through arteries to the rest of your body. The force of the blood moving through the arteries is your blood pressure. Blood pressure readings are measured by two numbers, systolic pressure over diastolic pressure (for example 120/80). When the heart beats, it contracts, and forces blood through your arteries, which makes your 

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7 Tips for a Stronger Immune System

The internet is filled with big claims about how certain products and home-remedies can boost immune function. Unfortunately, the vast majority of these claims are either false or unproven. Build a more robust immune system with the following tips: 1. Don’t smoke. A mountain of research has shown that tobacco products can lead to fatal health outcomes. At the same 

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Spring Allergies Treatment

Countless people experience a range of agonizing symptoms related to spring allergies. While many find relief from over-the-counter medications, others prefer a more natural approach. If allergies have left you feeling less than perfect, learn how to minimize symptoms with some targeted lifestyle changes. Things to Avoid When trying to fend of spring allergies, it’s important to avoid stimuli which 

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Can You Do a Virtual Visit for a UTI?

PhysicianOne Urgent Care is steadfastly committed to meeting the changing healthcare needs of the communities we serve, which is why we’re pleased to offer virtual visits to adul  Read More

Can You Get COVID-19 More Than Once?

As the COVID-19 crisis continues to impact families across the globe, many questions still remain: How did the novel coronavirus start? Will there ever be a cure? And—perhaps one  Read More

Can Allergies Feel Like the Flu?

Ah, allergies—you know the feeling all too well. Or so you think. Because during flu season, you might start questioning whether something more serious—like influenza—could b  Read More

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