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When to Visit Urgent Care with a Cold

As winter slowly begins to turn to spring, you may have some trouble figuring out if your symptoms are signaling a cold or a return of seasonal allergies, and whether or not you should be seeing a doctor. If your symptoms are worsening even with extra water and rest, you should visit your local urgent […]

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Health Risks of Vaping

Vaping, or vaporizing, was introduced in the United States in 2006 as an alternative to smoking traditional cigarettes, including smoking altogether. While it is widely considered to be a healthy alternative, the health risks of smoking make vaping just as dangerous. In the last several years, vaping has seen a massive spike in popularity among […]

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Preventing an Ear Infection

Most common in children under the age of six, ear infections may involve the patient experiencing pain on the side of their head as well as a short temper. Since they may not know the words to describe how they are feeling and what is wrong, your child may keep tugging at their ear in […]

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Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease Symptoms & Prevention

Hand, foot and mouth disease is a highly contagious virus common in children under 5 years old, though cases have been reported in adults who come into contact. The disease typically lasts 7-10 days and may resolve itself without medical intervention, but complications can lead to a longer case and multiple viruses present similar symptoms. […]

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Identifying & Treating Common Skin Rashes

A rash is a common condition that is affected by several factors, including the climate outside, the types of product used to clean both surfaces around your home and your body and even the time of year. However, sometimes a simple rash can be an indicator of a more serious condition or illness, requiring an […]

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Don’t Let Holiday Allergies Make You Nutty This Season with These Prevention Tips!

Holiday Allergies tend to spike during the middle of winter, time to prepare
It’s the most wonderful time of the year as family and friends bring out festive foods, Christmas trees, and yuletide traditions to celebrate the season. However, if you have allergies, or are allergy-prone, then it could be hard to enjoy the holidays as […]

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Safely Decorating for the Holidays

It’s natural to want to make your home festive for the holiday season, but you need to be careful while decorating. The holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year due to weather conditions and the weight of boxes and trees being moved around and lifted. Stay safe this holiday season […]

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5 Signs Your Wound May Need Stitches

Accidents can happen at any given moment: you slice your finger preparing tonight’s dinner, or your little one gets a gash from playing on the sidewalk.  Most minor injuries can be treated at home, but how do you know when an injury requires treatment at an urgent care center? Here are a few signs your […]

By |November 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on 5 Signs Your Wound May Need Stitches

Turkey Carving Safety Tips

There’s nothing like Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends, and enjoying the enticing aroma of the feast spread across the dining room.  Every year though, there’s a chance you may end up cutting your finger while carving the turkey. You may feel overwhelmed with nervousness as your friends and family watch you, your palms start […]

By |November 15th, 2018|Blog, News & Updates|Comments Off on Turkey Carving Safety Tips

The Right Way to Wash Your Hands

If you grew up in a household where your mother wouldn’t let you sit at the dinner table without washing up, you’re not alone.  It’s always encouraged to wash your hands before you eat, but there are plenty of other times you should be washing your hands.
When to wash your hands
With constantly touching people, hard […]

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