Causes and prevention
Posted on August 22, 2023While we spend the summer months enjoying all our favorite outdoor activities, it is essential to stay aware of your sun exposure and the harmful UV rays.
Posted on April 26, 2023Many of us experience seasonal allergies at least once, if not twice yearly. Being from the Midwest, we typically get excited as our seasons change as they bring such different environments. Along with these temperature changes comes the freezing and thawing of the outdoors.
Posted on April 07, 2023
We’ve all felt that scratchy, tingly, burning feeling in our throats. This feeling can make everyday things like talking, chewing, swallowing, or even breathing seem extremely difficult. So how do you tell if you have strep throat or a sore throat?
Posted on December 10, 2021By now, you’re probably tired of hearing about getting your flu shot or vaccines of any kind: either because you’ve already gotten yours, or you’re not someone who feels inclined to do so.
Posted on October 29, 2021
It was late composer and alto saxophonist Leon Konitz who once said, “I wish that person outside would stop coughing.” He was responding to a concert attendee whose cough was so loud that you could hear it outside the concert venue - over his performance. While some find coughing annoying, others shrug it off like its white noise. Some even get startled and scared by how sporadic coughing can be. These days, in the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s usually the latter – but for an entirely different reason.
Posted on December 22, 2020
A healthy body temperature often fluctuates throughout the day, but there are certain thresholds you don’t want to pass. If you do, you’re entering into fever territory.
Posted on November 24, 2020
The last thing you’ll want to deal with this season is the flu. And odds are… you’ll catch it if you don’t do something about it.
Posted on September 01, 2020
There’re two types of people on earth… those with backpain and those without. Don’t take your back pain lightly.
Posted on August 25, 2020
Fall is just around the corner which means it’s important to learn about common injuries and how to prevent them, including ankle injuries.
Posted on August 20, 2020
Have you ever been outside for such a long period of time that you actually started to feel sick? Then you've probably experienced a heatstroke.
Posted on June 25, 2020
Here are 5 tips on how to better sanitize yourself and your home against viruses and bacteria.
Posted on September 30, 2019
Before the flu spreads this season, make sure you’re well-versed on why you should get the flu shot.
Posted on August 29, 2019
Summer is ending and the back to school season is here. That is why it’s important to learn and combat the dangers of meningitis, a disease that can affect anyone at any time.
Posted on July 17, 2019
Summer is well under way, which means many people are swapping the extra jacket in their bags for a bottle of sunscreen and a can of bug spray. The sunscreen will help you avoid a nasty sunburn, but the bug spray is the real summertime MVP.
Posted on May 14, 2019
Read on to learn more about the measles and how to protect yourself and your family.
Posted on October 12, 2018
An earache is an awful thing to endure. At Urgent Care, we understand that ear pain can be unrelenting and often makes it nearly impossible to focus. We’ve compiled a list of 6 possible causes for ear pain to help you understand your earache, take steps to
Posted on June 15, 2018
School is out, the sun is shining, outdoor fun is in full swing … and so is the summer injury and illness season.