Summer is here, and the living is easy. But that doesn’t mean it’s all fun and games. More time spent outdoors can lead to sunburn, and that can lead to unpleasant symptoms such as itching and the eventual peeling of … Read more
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 … Read more
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, … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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 … Read more
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.
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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.
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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 … Read more