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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 ...

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 virus ...

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 Rapid ...

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 ...

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