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Understanding the Severity of the 2018-2019 Flu Season

Over the course of a single year, approximately 1 billion people suffer from the common cold across the United States. Unfortunately, a harmless common cold can actually turn into something far worse.   According to The Washington Post, this year's flu season is unusually intense. The number of individuals seeking medical attention at doctors' offices, emergency rooms, and urgent care facilities [...]

5 Important Reasons Why You Should Schedule Annual Physicals

For some reason, once people age into their 20s and 30s, they stop scheduling physicals and almost never go to the doctor. Even if you're a relatively healthy person, you need to consistently visit medical professionals and undergo physicals in order to ensure you are living a healthy life.   Worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980, and a whole slew of [...]

4 Most Brutal Injuries In NFL History

The NFL is back and football fans are checking their fantasy teams, heading to their hometown stadiums, and clearing off their schedules for Sundays, Monday nights, and Thursday nights. Unfortunately, though the NFL is filled with excellent competition, there are plenty of terrible injuries that occur each week, which are often quite difficult to stomach for the average viewer. NFL [...]

5 Amazing Benefits of Urgent Care Health Clinics

When it comes to national health care, urgent care clinics are extremely important. Though certain life-threatening injuries and diseases require emergency health services, there are still plenty of issues that urgent care centers can take care of. These health establishments are convenient, flexible, knowledgeable, and versatile -- let's take a look at some of the main benefits of urgent care [...]

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 [...]
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