A Detailed Look at Tetanus

A Detailed Look at Tetanus

You may know that if you happen to step on a rusty nail or get scratched by a dirty or rusted piece of metal, it is wise to go to the closest walk in clinic or urgent care facility to get a tetanus shot. While most people understand that, it is common to not really know anything else about tetanus beyond the recommended treatment for it. This post will help you better understand what ...

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 ...

Don’t ‘Break a Leg’ During Spring Break

With Spring Break just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to make vacation plans.Whether your family is heading to a ski resort, touring a national park, flying to Disneyland, traveling abroad or visiting relatives, Rapid Med offers a few safety reminders: It is flu season across the U.S. and with travel plans, it is important to remember to take insurance cards with you in case of ...

Drivers:  Tips on Staying Healthy During a Road Trip

For many of us, there’s something incredibly alluring about packing up the car and hitting the road. In a recent blog post titled “Traveling abroad this summer? Let’s talk travel medicine,” Rapid Med shared advice on ensuring that you and your family members are well-prepared on the healthcare front when planning a trip abroad. Now we’d like to share some tips for staying healthy when ...

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