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 ...

Stay Mosquito Aware this West Nile Virus Season

August 29, 2017

,

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Heading outdoors this spring? These simple tips can make it enjoyable

The spring season sends many outdoors to enjoy warmer weather and sunny skies. But spring also attracts critters waking up from a long winter’s slumber and breeds new bugs with its seasonal rains. As gardeners busy themselves with prepping landscapes or planning picnics and evening strolls, it’s important to keep an eye out for snakes. Copperheads are a common find in portions of ...

Get seen by our team today