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Allergies

Fall Allergies and How to Cope With Them

September 25, 2018

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Allergies are largely associated with the spring and summer time, as pollen fills the air. However, as some of us unfortunately know, allergens of different types can thrive in all temperatures and environments. In this article, we’ll go over some of the allergens that are particularly prominent in the fall, and how these allergies can be treated. In actuality, the summer allergens are often ...

Kids Safety: Helmets, Concussions and What’s In Store

Children's Urgent Care: Neck and Spine Safety A frequently asked question I receive involve helmets, "Dr. what is the best helmet to prevent my child from having a concussion?" The standard answer is unsatisfying for most people, and to date, still holds true. Having a properly fitted helmet and mouthguard is still one of the most critical elements in the athlete's safety from severe head ...

Back to School – Keeping Your Kids Healthy

September 19, 2018

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Flu Season With the school year now beginning, many parents are concerned about their kids getting sick. Many parents feel like their kids are constantly getting sick and wonder if there is anything they can do to prevent this. Needless to say, not all illness is preventable, but there are things that can be done to decrease your family’s chances of getting sick. The most important thing that ...

Argyle Urgent Care

Argyle Urgent Care

June 15, 2018

Argyle Urgent Care At the heart of our service to the Argyle community is the treatment (or referral) of urgent emergency situations. In minor emergencies situations, meaning anywhere from a cut to a fracture, we can typically diagnose and treat the issue on the same day you call us. We have an on-site digital x-ray and can often obtain a CT scan or MRI within the same day should they prove ...

Don’t Overheat This Summer

Temperatures might be comfortable right now, but the North Texas summer heat is just around the corner. At Rapid Med, we want to help you avoid heat-related illnesses this summer – whether you are working outside in the garden or spending time outdoors with your family. Heat exhaustion can affect anyone at any age. And, regardless of how healthy you are, heat can take its toll a lot more ...

Heading outdoors this spring? These simple tips can make it enjoyable

The spring season sends many outdoors to enjoy warmer weather and sunny skies. But spring also attracts critters waking up from a long winter’s slumber and breeds new bugs with its seasonal rains. As gardeners busy themselves with prepping landscapes or planning picnics and evening strolls, it’s important to keep an eye out for snakes. Copperheads are a common find in portions of North ...

Don’t ‘Break a Leg’ During Spring Break

With Spring Break just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to make vacation plans.Whether your family is heading to a ski resort, touring a national park, flying to Disneyland, traveling abroad or visiting relatives, Rapid Med offers a few safety reminders: It is flu season across the U.S. and with travel plans, it is important to remember to take insurance cards with you in case of ...

Influenza Cases on the Rise

It’s that time of year when every sneeze, cough, sniffle or case of the chills makes you immediately think “Could this be the flu?” And, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services, the number of cases of Influenza A and B are rapidly on the rise. How is flu season shaping up in Texas? State records show visits to physicians for influenza-like illnesses tend to ...

Mumps – What You Need to Know

January 3, 2017

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If you or a family member has been exposed to mumps, the most important thing you can do is to remain calm. There’s no need to panic. Though mumps cases have increased across North Texas and the U.S. recently, physicians can easily identify whether or not exposure has occurred through a simple blood test.  If the test shows you have not been exposed, it is the perfect time to get a ...

‘Tis the Season for Flu

It’s that time of year when every sneeze, cough, sniffle or case of the chills makes you immediately think “Could this be the flu?” But take heart. While it is technically influenza season (which typically starts in the fall), confirmed cases remain sporadic across the state, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services. How is flu season shaping up in Texas? State ...

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