If you have ever gone to your doctor with a terrible sore throat, or what you thought could be the flu, expecting a prescription for an antibiotic to knock it out, you were likely disappointed and maybe a little perturbed when the doctor did not give you one.
We are approaching the holidays and it is a time of camaraderie, celebrations, and love. At the same time it can be detrimental to our health, lead to depression, and leave us feeling guilty if we over indulge. Make a plan now,
In the year of COVID getting a flu shot is especially important. Millions of Americans suffer with flu symptoms every year, and thousands have died each year from the flu. Yes, that’s right, thousands. Only half the population normally gets a flu shot,
Because tonsils were removed so frequently in the past, many people think they serve no purpose. To the contrary, our tonsils are part of the lymphatic system, which helps us to avoid infections and aid in the fight against viruses and bacteria from entering our body.
Join us August 22nd from 10-4pm for Free COVID-19 Testing at our Urgent Care! Only have 200 tests available, so make sure you sign up to get your spot! Pre-registration required. Fill out your pre-registration here: https://forms.gle/V6BCZz5X6mRgxxNZ9 When you arrive, please wear a mask or face covering.
Do you ever wake up in the morning and just want to dive back into bed? This happens to us all occasionally, but when fatigue prevents us from being productive, something else may be at work. Don’t ignore chronic fatigue. If you’re tired of feeling tired,
Choking is the leading cause of injuries among young children and infants. One child in the US dies from choking every five days, and 75% of deaths occur in children under three. Let’s look at common choking hazards in infants and toddlers and what parents can do to prevent it from happening.
Around this time of year when the weather is scorching hot, we are regularly advised to check in on senior friends and relatives. This doesn’t only apply to the senior population, though.
During this time of year it can be difficult to distinguish between having just a cold or seasonal allergies. With the fears of COVID-19, this dilemma becomes even more important, and can be quite frightening with the wrong information. Let’s unpack the symptoms of just a cold,
Remember when Mom would chase after you, insisting you put on your hat and scarf before you headed out into the frigid weather? Remember how you would protest, and maybe even leave that hat and scarf behind? Turns out, Mom was right.