Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Broccoli Salad

Wellness Wednesday: Healthy Broccoli Salad

Healthy Broccoli Salad This easy dish is perfect to being to a holiday party and not feel guilty about going for seconds, it is also a quick meal for a family dinner. Make sure to prepare a little extra to take for lunch the next day the left overs are delish! Broccoli: Everyone knows about this health food. It is […]

Medical Monday: Athlete’s Foot

Athlete’s Foot Athlete’s foot, sometimes referred to as Tinea Pedis, is a skin disease caused by a fungus, usually occurring between the toes, but it can also affect other areas of the feet. The fungus most commonly attacks the feet because shoes create a warm, dark, and moist environment that encourages fungus growth. Not all fungus conditions are athlete’s foot. […]

Physician Friday: Water in Your Ear? Swimmers Ear

Water in Your Ear – Swimmers Ear Living in Hawaii we are lucky enough to spend all year swimming at the beach and pools. Often we spend so much time in the water we feel that uncomfortable sensation of water in our ear. Well that water can result in an outer canal infection otherwise known as Swimmers Ear. Check out […]

Do I Have Strep Throat?

Do I Have Strep Throat? Strep Throat is extrmemly contagious and requires antibiotics. Other sore throats can result from allergies, colds, air conditioning or other viruses. One thing they all have in common is they’re a big pain…literally. At Island Urgent Care every clinic is equipt with a diagnostic lab which can check for Strep, Flu, and many other conditons. […]

Wellness Wednesday: Avocado Toast 3 Ways

Avocado Toast 3 Ways We all know about the super-food Avocado.  Avocado is not only delicious but carry’s some serious health benefits. Avocado toast is a great way to spice up breakfast, lunch or dinner and here are three ways to get your avocado fix!   Avocados: The list for avocados go on and on. Here are some interesting facts […]

Medical Monday: Gout

Medical Monday: Gout Gout is a type of painful arthritis that occurs because of elevated levels of uric acid in the blood.  The elevated uric acid in blood causes crystals to form in joint spaces which causes the gout joint pain. More than 8.3 million people have suffered from Gout and chances increase with age.    The most common joint affected by gout […]

Physicians Friday: Everything about Eczema

Everything about Eczema Over 35 million Americans suffer from with common skin condition. I bet that you know someone with eczema or suffer from it yourself. Children are among the larger percentage with eczema and can carry the condition into their adulthood. Find out more about eczema and see an Island Urgent Care physician today for treatment! If you have […]

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