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

Diet Trends to Avoid

Diet trends seem to come and go each year. There’s always a new one that people are raving about and cannot believe the results! With so many diets available, how do you know which diet will work? Read on to learn which diets you should avoid and why! The Military Diet In 2019, the military diet has got to go! … 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

Our Favorite Weight Management Apps

Managing your weight is almost as hard as starting the process itself. You try to make better food choices and live a healthier lifestyle, but sometimes the pounds find a way to creep back on. Luckily, there are several weight management apps to help you stay on track! MyFitnessPal Considered to be the granddaddy of all weight management apps, MyFitnessPal … 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 Can Be a Great Supplement to Your Primary Care Physician

Getting sick can feel like such a hassle. On top of not feeling well, you have to schedule an appointment with your primary physician, miss work or school and then wait for what seems like forever in the waiting room. Rather than going to your primary physician, you can skip some of the added trouble by visiting an urgent care … Read More

Lap Band Facts

Individuals looking to lose weight may consider lap band, an FDA-approved weight loss procedure that is designed to adjust the anatomy of the stomach which helps to reduce an individual’s food intake. This laparoscopic surgery is reversible and involves placement of a silicone belt around the upper part of the stomach. The silicone belt placement then shrinks the upper portion … 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

Common Back to School Injuries

School is just around the corner and with it comes heavier traffic, new excitement and increased chances for injuries. Many back to school injuries for children actually occur at school. Children become overwhelmed with the excitement of seeing their friends again daily, new teachers and fresh starts. This excitement tends to push rules and safety to the back of their … Read More

How to Protect Children from Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

    Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease, also known as HFMD, is most common in children under the age of 5. At this time there is no vaccine to prevent against contracting HFMD, but researchers are working on developing vaccinations. Because HFMD is very painful beginning with sores in the throat area, of course, you want to prevent getting this … Read More