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Urgent Care Firework Injuries

The Health Hazards of Fireworks

July 3, 2018

The 4th of July is upon us, and fireworks are in the air! While there are fun times to be had, it is important to remember the health hazards of fireworks. Many people will be mixing fireworks with alcohol this week, which is especially dangerous. Without trying to hurt your good time, here are a few health hazards to keep in mind. The Health Hazards of Fireworks Fireworks are polarizing: some ...

Health Benefits of Being a Father

The Health Benefits of Being a Father

June 18, 2018

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Being a mother can do a lot for a woman's health. What being a father does to a man is very different. These are the health benefits of being a father. Though less biological than those of a mother, they are still just as important. The Health Benefits of Being a Father Unfortunately, many fathers will see the inside of an urgent care center during their career. Sometimes, they'll be there for ...

Health Benefits of Being a Mom

The Health Benefits of Being a Mom

May 12, 2018

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The bad parts of pregnancy get plastered around pop culture. Constant references to pain, abstinence, and morning sickness litter the mainstream of modern-day America. What often gets overlooked is the parts of being a mother that are good for you. That's right — there are many health benefits of being a mom. The Health Benefits of Being a Mom Motherhood is stressful, as is pregnancy. You have ...

Urgent Care Alcohol Poisoning

Venom and Alcohol Poisoning: St. Patrick’s Day Emergencies

March 16, 2018


St. Patrick’s Day is celebrated nationwide, and worldwide, but some of the original legends has been lost. Of course, we’re celebrating the day that Saint Patrick drove the snakes from Ireland, allowing it to be inhabited. However, it can sometimes seem that we’re celebrating the continued success of Guinness, or day drinking being temporarily socially acceptable. In fact, the behavior on ...

Staying Healthy This Holiday

Avoid the Santa Belly!

December 28, 2017

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Between Halloween candy, Thanksgiving dinner, and Christmas cookies, people can gain a lot of weight during the holidays. The common belief is that the winter can lead to 5-10 pounds of weight gain. This might not be true: a study published in the New England Journal of Medicine in 2000 concluded that the average weight gain during the holidays is only .81 pounds. However, this can grow to an ...

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