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Is It Too Late for Flu Shots?

Is It Too Late for Flu Shots?

by Crystal (SU)
The flu season generally extends from October through May, with most cases making their mark between December and early March. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2017-2018 influenza season was a high-severity flu season, with high levels of both outpatient clinic visits and emergency room visits due to influenza-like illnesses.

Is Urgent Care a Substitute for Primary Care?

Is Urgent Care a Substitute for Primary Care?

by Crystal (SU)
If you’ve ever experienced debilitating back discomfort over a long weekend, or experienced extreme nausea at an inopportune time, you know how valuable the prospect of urgent care centers can be. After all, seeing your primary care physician (PCP) may require waiting for several days for an appointment time.

Common Orthopedic Emergencies

Common Orthopedic Emergencies

by Crystal (SU)
Of the plethora of health conditions that send people to emergency rooms every year, a substantial amount are orthopedic emergencies. An orthopedic emergency is a severe problem in the musculoskeletal system – broken or damaged bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and joints.

Why Pediatric Urgent Care vs. Your Pediatrician?

Why Pediatric Urgent Care vs. Your Pediatrician?

by Crystal (SU)
Taking care of your children is one of your top priorities. So when health issues come up suddenly, it can be frustrating waiting several hours – or days – before being able to see your child’s doctor.

What to Expect at Your Annual Physical

What to Expect at Your Annual Physical

by Crystal (SU)
If it’s been a year (or more) since your last physical exam, it’s time to call your doctor for a check-up to make sure you’re maintaining your health.

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