Our Favorite Uncommon Tips for Fighting the Common Cold

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 [...]

Physicians Friday: What is Diverticulitis?

What is Diverticulitis? Have you ever been in a doctors office and they start throwing around big words that you have never heard of but sound really scary so you get alarmed? Most people have, but at Island Urgent Care we really try to explain every diagnosis in the easiest way possible. We know that not everyone has gone to […]

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