• Freestanding ERs vs. Urgent Cares

    Freestanding ERs vs. Urgent Cares

    It’s a long weekend and you’re playing volleyball at the park when you sprain your ankle. You’re preparing Tuesday night dinner and miss the carrots to hit your thumb. Your son’s cold just won’t go away. Your first instinct might once have been to go to the hospital emergency room, but that destination is no longer the only option availab [...]

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  • Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

    Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle

    Living a healthy life should be your daily goal, not a just an annual lifestyle change, or New Year’s resolution. Knowing how to live healthily and being proactive about it can help you ward off illnesses and chronic diseases. When you take care of your body, you will feel better and your overall wellness is improved. How to Live a Healthy Lifes [...]

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  • Common Causes of Abdominal Pain

    Common Causes of Abdominal Pain

    Everybody experiences stomach discomfort at some point in their lives. Oftentimes, the causes of abdominal pain are not life threatening. Diagnosis and treatment are often uncomplicated. But sometimes the source of pain can be a serious condition. It is essential to know which symptoms can be easily managed at home and which require medical treatm [...]

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  • How to Deal with Spring Allergies

    How to Deal with Spring Allergies

    People in many regions of the United States suffer from spring allergies from February all the way to the summer. Most individuals afflicted with allergy symptoms experience some reaction all year-round. To find some relief and better manage your seasonal allergies, try using the following strategies. Manage the Symptoms of Spring Allergies 1. Lim [...]

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  • Texas is Heating Up: Here’s How You Can Avoid Heat Stroke

    Texas is Heating Up: Here’s How You Can Avoid Heat Stroke

    If you’ve lived in Texas for most of your life, then you probably know that although it’s only spring time, around this time of year we’re already experiencing what feels like summer. Our weather can get hot really fast, and because of this, unfortunately, some people develop a condition known as heat stroke by the time we hit the real summer [...]

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