It can be hard to determine when you need professional medical attention and when you just need to “tough it out.” Minor symptoms are a normal part of life, so every time you feel a little off you don’t need to run to the doctor. But when do you need to make the trip? You
Urgent care clinics aren’t new, but their growing appearance in our communities is definitely noticeable. They might even join Starbucks and McDonald’s in the “on every corner” jokes. The rise of the urgent care clinic boils down to two things: customer service and medicine have finally been combined and these clinics are the solution to
The stomach flu doesn’t seem to have a favorite season. It strikes when it wants and it’s downright unpleasant. It can also be frightening, which is why emergency rooms get a lot of patients with gastrointestinal bugs. However, most stomach bugs can be treated at home or a stop at your local urgent care clinic.
Warmer weather doesn’t mean a lack of health issues. You may not have people cooped up in close quarters, but potential health hazards are still lurking. Here is a list of ways to keep you and your loved ones healthy during the warmer months. 1. Use Caution When Grilling Grilling outdoors is a fun way
Now that the big push to get everyone enrolled is over, it’s time to start thinking how our new healthcare program will affect the industry of medicine. In particular, you might wonder how all these new urgent care, or walk-in care, clinics will deal with the change. Over the last couple years, there has been
You or your family member is sick. What do you do? Before, your best option was to call your primary doctor and plead to get an appointment within a few days. Now, with so many urgent care clinics being added, you have the option to drive to one and walk in. You’ll probably be out