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Tis the Season for Bugs

Enjoying the outdoors is what summer is all about. Whether it’s a picnic at a park, fishing in a pond, swimming at the lake or sitting outside in the cool morning hours with a cup of coffee. Unfortunately, though, we’re not the only ones enjoying the warmth. Insects are part of the summer scenario in North Texas and other cities across the U.S. And while most insect bites are usually ...

Healthy Lifestyles: Night Owls or Early Birds

The battle between the early birds and night owls seems to be endless. There are a lot of preconceived notions about how waking up early is "better" for you, which can leave the night owls in a somewhat negative light. Each side claims to have lots of advantages to their particular sleep schedule, but do these claims hold up for either lifestyle? This article is going to take a closer look at ...

A Detailed Look at Tetanus

You may know that if you happen to step on a rusty nail or get scratched by a dirty or rusted piece of metal, it is wise to go to the closest walk in clinic or urgent care facility to get a tetanus shot. While most people understand that, it is common to not really know anything else about tetanus beyond the recommended treatment for it. This post will help you better understand what ...

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 ...

Sore Throat vs Cough vs Fever

Oh no, you or your child is not feeling well and has a sore throat, cough or fever. What are you going to do now? The first thing should be to determine exactly what is ailing you or your loved one. Fortunately, this can often be done at home although do note that sometimes going to a walk in clinic or urgent care center may be the best plan as a medical professional is going to be able to more ...

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