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The Key Differences Between Retail Clinics and Urgent Care Centers

If you have ever been in a major retailer, pharmacy chain, or a similar store then you likely have seen a “retail clinic.”

For the most part, retail clinics aim to provide convenient and affordable healthcare services to shoppers while they’re already shopping or running an errand. A retail clinic may be good for an individual […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on The Key Differences Between Retail Clinics and Urgent Care Centers

Vaping Healthcare Risks for Teens and Youth:

As you may have heard, “vaping” or the consumption of e-cigarettes is growing immensely in popularity among teenagers and young adults.

Nearly 11 percent of high school seniors, 8 percent of 10th graders, and 3.5 percent of eighth-graders have tried e-cigarettes or frequently use e-cigarettes, according to data gathered by Yale School of Medicine. These […]

By |February 25th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Vaping Healthcare Risks for Teens and Youth:

A 2019 Chronic Care Checklist: Prevent and Screen Regularly!

2019 has just started, but it may be time to start thinking about the best ways to prevent or treat a chronic disease.

Nearly six out of ten Americans have at least one chronic condition, according to the CDC. This means that every person has a significant risk of developing a chronic condition.

Chronic diseases […]

By |January 23rd, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on A 2019 Chronic Care Checklist: Prevent and Screen Regularly!

When should you use an Urgent Care over the Emergency Room?

Injuries, illnesses, and other unexpected medical events can derail your normal life. In most instances, you’ll want and need medical treatment ASAP for whatever your ailment is.

But most people may have trouble deciding when their medical situation is “urgent” or a full-on “medical emergency.” These terms confuse many patients requiring healthcare services since they […]

By |January 18th, 2019|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on When should you use an Urgent Care over the Emergency Room?

Be Aware of Dehydration This Summer!

Summertime should be a time for activities in the sun & lots of fun! But we have to be very mindful of paying attention to what our bodies need. The body is made up of about 60% of water. This means we have to constantly be replenishing the body when we are losing water. If we […]

By |August 1st, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Be Aware of Dehydration This Summer!