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A Behind the Scenes Look at an Urgent Care

A Behind the Scenes Look at an Urgent Care

by Yenny (SU)
Urgent care facilities fill an important need: they provide you with prompt, comprehensive care when seeing your primary care physician isn’t an option. Falling in a category in-between a primary care doctor and the emergency room (ER), urgent care facilities treat important health problems – right away.

Diarrhea: When to Head to an Urgent Care

Diarrhea: When to Head to an Urgent Care

by Natalie (SU)
You had lunch with your friends at your usual place today, and had been feeling wonderful until about 4 hours ago when you started experiencing a stomachache and diarrhea. Now you’re beginning to wonder what exactly you ate that is making you feel so ill. Your story is not unique. The average adult experiences diarrhea approximately 4 times per year. And while most cases are infectious and run their course in 3 to 7 days, diarrheal diseases are among the five leading causes of death in the world annually. With this in mind, you can be cautiously optimistic that you will be feeling better in a few days, but you should be aware of the when you should head to the urgent care to get treatment for diarrhea.

Waterborne Dangers to Talk to Your Pediatrician About

Waterborne Dangers to Talk to Your Pediatrician About

by Shearly (SU)
Summer fun is here! Temperatures are rising and the kids are out of school, which means families will be heading to the water for cool and refreshing fun. Before you pack the towels and sunscreen, and head off to your favorite destinations, there are a few things you should consider. Talking to your pediatrician about waterborne dangers and how to keep your children safe is the best way to ensure a happy, healthy summer.