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Lung Infections: How an X-Ray Can Help

A nagging cough, colored mucus, fever and chills — these are classic signs of a lung infection. But the only way to know for sure is to get a chest X-ray.

May 1st, 2022
When to Schedule Your Travel Vaccines

Whether you’re finally taking your dream trip to a far-off land, or you’re a last-minute traveler getting ready to trek across the world, you may need a few shots first. Here’s what you should know about which vaccines to get and when.

Apr 1st, 2022
Not Just for Bones: Other Reasons You May Need an X-Ray

You know X-rays — that imaging test that checks for broken bones. But it may surprise you to learn that X-rays can do a whole lot more than just find a fracture. Keep reading to learn the lesser-known skills of this time-honored technology.

Mar 1st, 2022
What to Do When You've Been Injured on the Job

Getting injured on the job can be painful — both physically and emotionally. We’re here to walk you through the workers' compensation process from your injury to your return to work.

Jan 1st, 2022
How to Tell When a Cut Needs Stitches

Life is full of bumps and bruises, and even occasional scrapes and cuts. Do you know how to tell which lacerations you can treat at home and which need stitches? Here are some tips to help you evaluate your wound.

Dec 1st, 2021
When Does a Fever Warrant a Trip to Urgent Care?

You can handle the sniffles and deal with a cough, but a fever may seem out of your league. If you tend to rush to the doctor at the slightest temperature elevation, keep reading to find out when that’s necessary and when it’s not.

Nov 1st, 2021
How an On-Site Pharmacy Can Help You Take Your Medicine

Taking your medicine is key to getting and staying healthy, but lots can go wrong after you walk out of your doctor’s office. Find out how having a pharmacy on-site can help ensure you get your medicine and take it properly.

Oct 1st, 2021
5 Benefits of a Sports Physical

Your kid is in sports for exercise, life lessons, and fun — but an injury or illness can sideline them for the season. Even if your child seems perfectly healthy, unknown conditions may put them at risk. Know for sure with a sports physical.

Sep 1st, 2021
Wound Care: How Compression Wrapping Helps

Open wounds can go from minor to serious in no time if you don’t care for them properly. You may know to keep your wound clean and covered, but you might need compression wrapping too. Here’s what you need to know about this supportive treatment.

Aug 1st, 2021
Immigration Vaccination Requirements

Becoming a citizen of the United States is an exciting but daunting process. We want to walk alongside you as you apply for your green card and answer all the questions you have, including those about required vaccinations.

Jul 8th, 2021
Why Is STD Testing Important?

You may have a sexually transmitted disease without even knowing it. It can sneak up on you unexpectedly or lie in wait for years. Your best defence is to detect and treat it early, and the best way to do that is to get tested regularly.

Jun 9th, 2021
The Benefits of an Urgent Care Pharmacy

As their name suggests, urgent care facilities offer immediate help when time is of the essence. Unfortunately, driving to an off-site pharmacy and waiting in line can delay your healing. Discover the perks of urgent care with a built-in pharmacy.

May 9th, 2021
Different Types of Employment Physicals

Résumés, interviews, and references are all part of the employment process. But did you know that you may be required to undergo a physical exam too? Here are the various types of physicals you may need before or after you get the job.

Apr 12th, 2021
Who Needs a Closed Reduction With a Broken Bone?

From hairline fractures to severe compound fractures, broken bones need immediate medical attention — but which treatment is best? Find out the difference between a closed and open reduction, and which technique is right for which type of fracture.

Feb 11th, 2021
The Benefits of an On-Site Pharmacy

The last thing you want to do when you’re sick or injured is drive to your local pharmacy and stand in line waiting for your medication. Wouldn’t it be great if your doctor and your pharmacy were in the same place and worked together?

Jan 13th, 2021
Signs Your Wound Is Getting Worse

Whether your skin has been burned, cut, scraped, or punctured, it may seem like nothing could be worse — but a wound that doesn’t heal properly or gets infected is even more serious. Here’s what to watch for.

Dec 2nd, 2020
What Happens at a DOT Physical?

So you landed a job as a commercial truck driver, or maybe you’re transporting kids to and from school, or hauling hazardous waste. Congratulations! Now you need a DOT physical. Read on to find out what that entails.

Sep 21st, 2020
When to Seek Medical Care for a Wound

From paper cuts to punctures to serious gashes, there are countless ways you can wound your skin, but when is at-home care OK and when do you need to see a doctor? Here are some helpful guidelines.

Aug 19th, 2020
Smart Questions to Ask Your Pharmacist

You hand over a scribbled prescription and get a bottle of pills. What seems like a simple transaction is actually quite complex. Pharmacists are highly trained and vastly knowledgeable. Pick your pharmacist’s brain with these smart questions.

Jul 22nd, 2020
First Sports Physical? We Have You Covered

Playing sports is one of the best ways for your child to stay fit and healthy, but they can’t play without medical clearance. Find out what to expect during the standard sports physical, why it’s necessary, and what the results mean.

Jun 10th, 2020
What to Expect During a Drug Test

If you’ve been told you need to take a drug test, don’t panic. It’s a routine practice that athletes, employees, and people from all walks of life may be required to do from time to time. But if you’ve never had one, it helps to know what to expect.

May 7th, 2020
Vaccines and Boosters Every Adult Should Have

If you thought vaccines were just for kids, think again. Some of those shots you had years ago have expiration dates, and others need boosters from time to time. There may even be new ones you need. Here’s what you should know.

Feb 10th, 2020
Who Should Be Tested for STDs and How Often?

Even if you don’t think you’re at risk of contracting an STD, you should get tested occasionally. Our team can provide personalized STD counseling services and advice. Read on to learn more about STD testing and how often to get tested.

Jan 9th, 2020
5 Important Tips for Staying Healthy While Traveling

One in 3 Americans travels during the holidays. Whether you’re in the car or on a plane, you’re exposed to germs that can make you sick. But traveling during cold and flu season doesn’t mean you have to get sick. Get tips to stay healthy here.

Dec 6th, 2019
Control Your Blood Sugar to Prevent Complications

Even if you don’t have diabetes, uncontrolled blood sugar can lead to serious health complications. And if you have diabetes, the risks are even greater. Read on to learn how to control your blood sugar to prevent complications.

Nov 5th, 2019