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How Preventive Screenings Can Help Keep You Well Oct 1st, 2021

Serious medical conditions like hypertension, diabetes and cancers all come with early warning signs. In many cases, catching these conditions early improves your chances for effective treatment. Regular preventive screenings give you and your family care doctor an opportunity to keep track of your health and find potential problems early....

When Urgent Care Is Necessary Sep 1st, 2021

We get injuries and illnesses all the time. Whether from minor accidents, cold or flu season or other causes, scrapes, cuts, burns, and viruses are all too common. Often these minor maladies can be managed at home with rest and over-the-counter creams and medications. But what happens when you can’t...

Understanding Common Mental Health Problems Aug 9th, 2021

Mental health is as vital to physical health, and millions of Americans struggle to cope with some form of mental illness. According to current estimates, one in four people in the US 18 years old or older deal with mental illnesses annually, and many have to deal with multiple illnesses...

Myths and Facts About PTSD Jul 13th, 2021

If you have witnessed or experienced a terrifying event in your life, you are likely dealing with a condition commonly known as post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. This mental health condition affects people of every culture, race, gender and age, as 3.5 million people find themselves dealing with it annually....

Don't Ignore Your Mental Health: We Have Help Jun 24th, 2021

Mental illness is often overlooked, and ignored, but millions of people deal with its effects. Over half the adults in the US will need to come to grips with some form of mental illness during their lifetime, but often social stigmas may make it harder to even admit you’re dealing...

How We Help You Lose Weight May 23rd, 2021

Weight loss is important for people who are overweight so that they can prevent a number of life-threatening conditions, like heart disease and diabetes. According to a 2018 national survey, most Americans believe that the busy modern lifestyles we live are making it harder for people trying to lose weight...

Recovering from COVID-19 Apr 15th, 2021

Named for the year it was first discovered, the strain of coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19 has ravaged the US, with over 30 million cases, and more than 550,000 deaths. However, it also means nearly 23 million people have survived, which makes recovering not only possible, but common. This...

Urgent Care vs Primary Care: What You Need to Know Mar 21st, 2021

In 2018, of the 130 million people who ended up in the emergency room, 27% (35 million) of the cases were injury-related, and 12.4% (16.2 million) ended up in hospital admission. These figures cover a wide variety of conditions, including headaches, upper respiratory infection, dizziness, lower back pain, constipation, nausea,...

Vaccines and Boosters Every Adult Should Have Feb 15th, 2021

Getting immunized from diseases has helped reduce death rates from many viruses and other conditions for years. It reduces 2-3 million deaths worldwide, has prevented 21.1 million deaths from measles over a near 20-year period, and reduces flu risks by 40-60% every season. Vaccinations are the reason why people no...

Myths and Facts About Botox Jan 27th, 2021

Do you look in the mirror and wish you could do something about the lines and wrinkles on your face? Are you interested in a safe, effective way to look younger?  You’ve probably heard about Botox, but you still might be wondering what the positives and negatives are. Safer and...

What You Should Know About COVID-19 Sep 8th, 2020

In Florida, cases of COVID-19 have been surging since early July. Although businesses, beaches, and schools are open, the virus is still spreading.  No one enjoys the changes this pandemic has brought about — being restricted from socializing with friends and family, traveling through the world, or even breathing the...