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March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month

March has been designated as Brain Injury Awareness Month. This will transpire in an attempt to increase understanding of the specifics surrounding brain injuries, while also providing support for individuals who experience these conditions. This also presents the perfect opportunity to review the symptoms, causes, and treatments for traumatic brain injuries which are often referred to as ...

Urgent Care Fall Health

Do I Have A Sinus Infection And When Should I See A Doctor?

December 19, 2019

If you have experienced sinus problems in the past, you already know that various symptoms can reveal the emergence of a new issue. If you are dealing with a stuffy nose, this can be an indication that you are experiencing some type of a sinus condition. This is also the case for a runny nose, along with a general feeling of sluggishness or fatigue. This trio of symptoms - stuffy nose, runny ...

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Safety Driving Tips During Holiday Travel

December 9, 2019

The time that you spend with your family and your friends is always extremely important. But that time becomes even more significant during the holiday season. In some situations, your ability to visit with the people that you care about most will involve driving for a considerable distance. Being able to enjoy the special moments with those you love and appreciate is certainly worth the time ...

Urgent Care Flu Symptoms

Do I Have A Cold Or The Flu?

November 29, 2019

Now that we have officially re-entered the time of year in which colds and flu become prevalent, it might be beneficial to review the causes, and symptoms for both colds and the flu, along with the differences between both conditions. This will help you understand which illness you or your family member might be experiencing, along with the steps that you should take if either health issue has ...

Urgent Care Travel Medicine

Plan Your Medications And Vaccinations Before Holiday Travel

November 22, 2019

There are many aspects of the holiday season that are easy to embrace. This includes spending the most cherished moments of your time with family and friends. There are also many projects and extensive to-do lists that emerge before the holidays approach. This is the case whether you are simply staying at home when those special days arrive, or if you are planning on traveling outside the ...

Injuries From NFL Accidents

Your Child Suffered A Concussion Playing Sports – What Should You Do?

The beginning of another school year has necessitated multiple changes in the daily routines of parents and their children, as families are now evolving from the various activities that were prevalent during the summer months toward becoming familiarized with a new schedule of events and commitments that will occur. For many children and adolescents, this will include participation in sports. ...

Urgent Care Sinus Issues

Do I Have A Cold Or A Sinus Infection?

December 13, 2018

There is a good chance that this scenario will sound familiar - you wake up in the morning and something is not right. Then you realize... You might be coming down with a bug. Maybe you are congested or maybe your nose is running. Maybe you feel something in your throat. You also might be feeling sluggish, as if you are becoming rundown. This unwelcome situation could also occur at any time of ...

Safety Winter

When Should I Take My Child To Urgent Care?

December 10, 2018

If you are a parent or are planning to become one, you will eventually be faced with a sudden illness or another health emergency of some type with your child. As difficult as this scenario can be without any further complications, your challenge can become even more complex if it takes place in the middle of the night or during the weekend when your options to attain medical assistance seem more ...

Urgent Care Concussion

What You Should Do If Your Child Has a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) ?

What Is A TBI? If you or your child ever experience a concussion, you will be contending with a traumatic brain injury, which is also referred to as a TBI. Concussions are the most common form of traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) and can be caused by a blow to the head, a bump, or even an impact elsewhere on your body that causes your head to jolt quickly. Since the brain consists of soft tissue ...

Urgent Care Travel Medicine

Don’t Forget Your Travel Medicine And Vaccines

November 15, 2018

When your scheduled vacation is rapidly approaching you always make sure to finalize the most essential details of your trip. You confirm that all flights and vehicles are secured, and you also complete the arrangements for any locations where you will be spending the night once you have arrived at your destination. This is particularly true if you are traveling out of the country. When a ...

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