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Suffered a Serious Bone Fracture? Know These 4 Steps

Dealing with a bone break or even minor fractures can be a scary time. If you don't know exactly what to do immediately after you are injured, you're running the risk causing additional damage, perhaps even permanently. That's why it's so essential that every adult is fully aware of what steps need to be taken in the event of a [...]

Have A Sore Throat? Here’s What May Be Causing It

With cold and flu season upon us, it isn't unlikely to be experiencing the symptoms of a sore throat. A sore throat is typically described by patients as an irritation or itchiness in the throat which may cause pain and difficulty swallowing. While it's possible to have a sore throat on its own, a sore throat is often the cause [...]

4 Great Ways to Improve Your Health In 2018

It's time to start taking your health seriously. Unfortunately, you're not getting any younger, so it's important to cut out some of those bad habits -- the beginning of 2018 is a great time to start! Here are a few things you can do to improve your livelihood in 2018: Get to the gym Don’t just go to the gym [...]

Our Favorite Uncommon Tips for Fighting the Common Cold

Every year, Americans get more than one billion colds. And, as everyone knows, the return of pumpkin spice lattes also signals the return of cold and flu season. Since it's almost impossible to prevent yourself from catching colds throughout your entire life, you might as well learn how to better cope with this illness. We all know the classic advice: [...]

Traveling to Honolulu? 3 Important Things to Remember

Life can be so overwhelming, which makes it important to get away from all the daily stresses at least once or twice a year. A trip to Honolulu, Hawaii is just what the doctor ordered. It's important that you take your trip seriously, though, and actually plan out every aspect of the vacation. Though you'll be spending plenty of time [...]

4 Unexpected Causes Of Dizziness You Should Know About

If you've ever experienced sudden feelings of dizziness, you're certainly not alone. Dizziness is the second most common complaint heard in doctor's offices and will occur in 70% of the nation's population at some time in their lives. Even though it's important to seek medical care, knowing the causes can help you determine possible treatments and avoid future problems. Here [...]

Why You Should Consider Urgent Care Walk In Clinics: Part 2

You’ve already read about some of the benefits of health clinics including cost, experience, and immediate fracture care, but there are many more reasons these urgent care clinics are excellent choices for people experiencing pain and discomfort. Here are a few additional reasons why you should consider an urgent health clinic rather than calling your doctor or going to the [...]

Why You Should Consider Urgent Care Walk In Clinics: Part 1

Walk in clinics are excellent destinations for anyone who is experiencing a serious medical issue. Rather than calling your doctor and trying to schedule a meeting in the near future, which isn't always that near, visit urgent care facilities if you're in need of medical attention. Here are some of the reasons why you should consider an urgent care clinic. They [...]

3 Home Remedies to Alleviate Burn Pain

Minor burns can be extremely painful if you wait too long to seek assistance. If you've been severely burned, you need to seek professional help right away. But if it's just minor burns, there are a few things you can do to alleviate at least some of the pain. Although it seems like it would make sense, rubbing ice on [...]
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