When Your Chronic Cough Might Mean Something More

Having a cough you can’t seem to kick may take the cake for being an annoying illness related symptom. Everyone seems to catch a cough from time to time – especially during the winter months when colds are rampant. Although coughing is common and we hardly pay much attention to it, there are times when this could be the sign … Read More

Tips to Prevent the Flu

The weather is cooling down, but the chances for contracting the influenza virus are heating up! Every year the number of flu cases rises, with children and the elderly being the most susceptible. This harmful and potentially deadly virus can be prevented by following these simple tips. Proper Handwashing Yes, it’s as simple as soap and water, but unfortunately, some … Read More

How New Clients Can Prep for Their First Appointment

We get it. Going to the doctor is likely not on the list of things you enjoy doing, but it is on the list of things that are important! Because we know life is busy, we’ve compiled a list of things you can do ahead of time to make your first visit a little less daunting. At the time of … Read More

How Urgent Care is Cracking Down on Opioid Abuse

Opioid abuse is the most prominent public health crisis of our time. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that the opioid epidemic has taken more than 500,000 lives in the United States since the early 2000s. There were 33,000 deaths caused by opioids in 2015 alone. In 2013, more than 249 million opioid prescriptions were written in the … Read More

Is It Swimmer’s Ear?

Is your child complaining of ear pain or a “full” feeling in the ear? As summer rolls around and children are around water more, it’s important to know the signs and symptoms of swimmer’s ear and when to see a doctor. Swimmer’s ear is an infection of the ear canal, the passage that carries sounds from the outside of the … Read More