Tips To Help Your Child With Strep Throat

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Strep throat can strike anyone at any time, but it primarily affects children. If you're a parent, you already know of the importance of regularly monitoring your children's health. However, you should consider the consequences of strep more than you thought. Since strep throat patients are typically asked to quarantine themselves for at least 24 hours after the condition has [...]

Identifying and Taking Care of Minor Fractures

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Fractures are broken bones that require medical assistant right away. They can be extremely painful and, if left untreated, can cause serious and permanent health concerns.   Thankfully, four out of five urgent care centers provide fracture care. It's important to know how to identify fractures, however, in order to receive the right medical attention.   Keep in mind, just [...]

Important Healthcare Services Urgent Care Centers Provide

Urgent care centers are great for providing all types of important medical services. Dizziness, for instance, is the second most common complaint heard in doctor's offices, and will occur in 70% of the nation's population at some point in their lives. Whether it's talking to a doctor about dizziness or administering helpful vaccinations, and everything in between, urgent care centers [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]
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