Flu Season is Here – Find Out How to Help You and Your Family Have a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

Flu Season is Here – Find Out How to Help You and Your Family Have a Happy, Healthy Holiday Season

With flu season starting, it’s time to get that influenza vaccine if you haven’t done so already. Why? Well, according to Science Life from The University of Chicago, a new tool helps predict just how widespread the flu bug will be. And this year is expected to be an above average year for an outbreak of the flu but not quite as bad as last year’s season. Strains of the influenza ...

What’s New in Patient Care at Rapid Med

Rapid Med Stays on the Leading Edge with On Demand For your convenience, Rapid Med Urgent Care Centers are now offering state-of-the-art On Demand web visits for certain conditions. Telemedicine – combining medicine with the latest in technology – provides a quick avenue to physicians and physician’s assistants for common ailments. With the click of a button, you can connect with ...

Take Care of Your Young Athlete

With the school season now underway, many children and teens are participating in a wide variety of organized sports. However, with this participation comes the potential for injury. An estimated 30 million children and teens are involved in organized sports across the U.S. with an estimated 3.5 million sports-related injuries for children ages 14 and under occurring, according to ...

Stay Mosquito Aware this West Nile Virus Season

August 29, 2017

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Denton County Public Health recently reported the third human case of West Nile Fever this season. The first was reported in July. The second was reported in early August with a third case, this time in Flower Mound, reported on Aug. 28. Last year, the West Nile Virus became more prolific in the last week of August and early September, according to county records. The season typically runs ...

Back to School: Time to Book Your Child’s Physicals

It’s hard to believe the summer break for many area students is almost over. Practices for many major sports begin in early August. Rehearsals for band, cheerleading and other extracurricular activities also resume in preparation for the 2017-2018 school year. In North Texas, students will spend time outdoors at the height of the summer season with temperatures climbing into the high 90s ...

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