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I'm Ready to Lose Weight After the Holidays: Can You Help?

It’s time to start thinking about the start of a new year and a new you. If you’re looking to cross weight loss off your resolution list, look no further than our medically supervised programs. Here’s the skinny on what they involve.
Dec 1st, 2022

The Dangers of High Blood Pressure

While you may know the basics of high blood pressure and what it does to your health, do you know what could happen in the worst-case scenario? We want you to be fully informed, so we’re walking through the threats high blood pressure poses.
Nov 1st, 2022

How Does Drug Testing Work?

Hearing you need a drug test can be overwhelming, especially if you’ve never gone through it before. We’ll give you the lowdown on drug tests to help you feel completely prepared.
Oct 4th, 2022

Can a Fever Put My Health in Danger?

You’re hot, you’re cold, you’re miserable — you have a fever. Should you be worried that your health is in danger? Let’s take a closer look at fevers and when they become a cause for concern.
Sep 1st, 2022

Understanding the 3 Types of UTIs

UTIs are a cause of discomfort for millions of people every year. Fortunately, we know plenty about UTIs, including how to treat them. Read on to learn more.
Aug 1st, 2022

What to Expect During an Ear Irrigation Procedure

While it’s generally a bad idea to allow fluids into your ear, there are actually fluid-based procedures for the ear canal that can keep your ears healthy and protect your hearing. Read on to learn more.
Jul 1st, 2022

5 Symptoms of Pink Eye

Pink eye is a highly contagious condition that primarily affects young children and can be painful and long-lasting without treatment. Learn more about the symptoms of pink eye and how we can help you.
May 1st, 2022

When Telehealth Might Be the Right Choice for You

The COVID-19 pandemic forever changed the way that patients communicate with their healthcare providers. However, telehealth can benefit almost everyone, while providing a list of other benefits. Read on to learn more.
Apr 1st, 2022

I've Been Bitten by a Dog. What Should I Do?

Dog bites can be terrifying experiences that can affect you for years, or even for the rest of your life. If you have been bitten by a dog, don’t panic, and contact your urgent care provider.
Mar 3rd, 2022

Understanding the Different Burn Stages

Knowing how different temperatures can harm your skin will help you understand what kind of treatment you need. Find out the difference between first-, second-, third-, and fourth-degree burns here.
Feb 1st, 2022

Start Your Year With a Medical Weight Loss Plan

Losing five or six pounds to get rid of the slouch over your belt is understandable, but losing large amounts of weight for your overall health can be essential. If you haven’t been able to lose weight on your own, we can help.
Jan 1st, 2022

The Importance of Routine Pap Smears

Pap smears are sometimes seen as uncomfortable and intimidating. With caring professionals at your side, however, having your essential routine Pap smear can be easier. Read on to learn more about the importance of Pap smears.
Dec 1st, 2021

The Many Benefits of Telehealth

Telehealth is a new revolution in healthcare, and many doctors are taking advantage of these systems to provide prompt care to patients. Read on to learn more about how telehealth can help you and your loved ones.
Nov 1st, 2021

When Labs, Testing, and X-rays Are Necessary

Not everyone loves going to the doctor, but it’s important to have a full understanding of your health, and this sometimes requires testing. Read on to learn more about what we test for, and why.
Oct 1st, 2021

How Does Testing for STDs Work?

STDs and STIs are common. They may have uncomfortable symptoms or none at all. Learn how testing can help keep you safe and protect your longevity.
Sep 1st, 2021

Myths and Facts About Hand Foot and Mouth

Did you know that adults can be infected with Hand Foot and Mouth disease? There is plenty of information available about this condition, but not all of it is accurate. Make sure you’ve got the facts about this highly contagious illness.
Aug 1st, 2021

Why Do I Need a Primary Care Provider?

If you’re generally in good health, you might wonder why you’d need to go to the doctor. And if you’re wary of going to the doctor, it’s understandable why you’d stay away. Your PCP, though, is essential to your health.
Jul 19th, 2021

I Have an STD. Now What?

An STD diagnosis can be frightening. What you do to take care of yourself will be the most important step in your journey to health.
Jun 27th, 2021

Telltale Signs of Strep Throat

A sore throat often accompanies allergies or a cold, which is caused by a virus. Strep throat is caused by a bacterial infection, and there are differences in the symptoms. Here are telltale signs of strep throat and what you should do about it.
Apr 7th, 2021

Who Should Be Tested for STDs and How Often?

Sexually transmitted diseases are more common than you may realize. Receiving an early diagnosis can help protect your health, so make sure to get tested regularly, especially if you have multiple sexual partners.
Mar 1st, 2021

How to Reduce Ear Infection Pain

Ear infections are common in both children and adults. Whether yours will go away on its own or it needs treatment with antibiotics, an ear infection can still cause a great deal of pain. Learn more about how to reduce ear infection pain.
Feb 9th, 2021

What to Do if You Think You Have Coronavirus

If you have concerns that you might have coronavirus, you need to know what to do. Keep reading to learn its symptoms, how to get tested, and how to help yourself recover.
Jan 7th, 2021

When that Cut Needs Medical Care

Cuts are no fun, but taking the best care of your injury can help ease pain and discomfort while staving off complications. Depending on factors such as the size, location, and cause of your cut, that care may involve an urgent care visit.
Dec 1st, 2020

10 Tips to Promote Heart Health

Heart problems can lead to life-threatening conditions, but the good news is, you can avoid developing most heart problems by keeping your heart healthy. Following these 10 tips will help you attain and maintain a strong, healthy heart.
Nov 9th, 2020

5 Tips for Keeping Your Family Safe this Flu Season

The colder months are approaching, and that means the beginning of the flu season. Now is the time to take steps to keep your family healthy. Read on to learn how you can help keep your family safe from the flu and other viruses.
Sep 9th, 2020

Vaccines and Boosters Every Adult Should Have

Vaccines aren’t just for kids. They can help adults stay healthy, too. The key is figuring out which vaccines you need to help prevent diseases as you get older. Not sure if your vaccines are up to date? This guide can help.
Aug 17th, 2020

Should You Get Tested for STDs?

Sexually-transmitted diseases are very common. If you’ve been sexually active, you should be tested for STDs at some point, if not many times throughout your life. If you have certain risk factors, you may need more than annual tests.
Jul 13th, 2020

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Dec 23rd, 2020