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How Summer Fun Can Put You In Urgent Care

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  Whether you are on vacation or just spending the day at the beach. A sudden medical emergency can ruin a beautiful summer day. Lucky for you it's really easy to avoid the three most common reasons people end up in urgent care. Heat stroke, arm and leg fractures, and sun exposure can have a significant impact on your summer [...]

Understanding, Handling, and Preventing Allergic Reactions

Worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980. Specifically, Americans struggle tremendously with food issues, but, unfortunately, it's not just carbs and sugar that causes problems. Major and minor allergic reactions can strike just about anyone at any time and lead to terrible medical concerns. Major allergic reactions need to be handled by medical professionals right away, but minor ones can [...]

Everything You Need To Know About Hawaii’s New Sunscreen Law

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Humans are 60% to 78% water. On hot days drinking water helps to prevent heat stress, but what about animals that live in the water? More and more scientific research is coming out now highlighting the significant impact humanity has had on marine life. Recent studies have shown that chemical sunscreens could be slowly poisoning coral reefs. Some scientists feel [...]

Tending to Minor Fractures: 4 Steps Before Receiving Medical Assistance

Minor fractures can strike anyone at any time, and they cause intense pain and serious health concerns down the road. Whether it’s an arm fracture, leg fracture, or ankle fracture, it’s imperative to address these medical issues right away. Thankfully, four out of five urgent care facilities now provide care for major and minor fractures. While awaiting medical attention for [...]

Beware of These 3 Urgent Care Center Mistakes

Urgent care centers are great for handling all kinds of medical situations. Luckily, 85% of urgent care facilities are open seven days a week and can help you get back on your feet and healthy again. Here are the primary medical reasons that people go to urgent care centers:   Upper respiratory tract infections like the cold, flu, or bad [...]

3 Tips to Prevent Serious Bone Fractures and Injuries

Dizziness is actually the second most common complaint heard throughout U.S. doctor's offices, and will occur in 70% of the nation's population at some point during their lifetime. Though dizzy spells can be alleviated fairly quickly, another common physical complaint takes a little longer to correct. Minor fractures can happen to anyone at any time -- they do not discriminate. [...]

Combat This Brutal Heat Wave: 4 Ways to Stay Safe This Summer

Though the fun-filled Independence Day is now behind us, the extremely hot temperature it brings certainly remains. Across the U.S., we've seen steady temperatures of near 100 degrees Fahrenheit. That heat might be enjoyable during holidays when you're on the boat or swimming in the pool, but during the rest of the summer, it's actually quite dangerous. According to the [...]

X-Ray 101: Preparation, Examination, and Afterwards

If you suffer a leg fracture, arm fracture, or any other serious bodily injury, you are in need of immediate medical attention. Though you'll discuss your injury with your doctor, you will almost certainly need an X-ray. To be comfortable during this procedure, it's helpful to know how to prepare for your first experience with X-rays. Luckily, if you are [...]
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