Month: July 2015

5 Reasons to Pick Urgent Care over ER

Everyone’s heard it before. “We were stuck in the ER for hours.” It makes sense; your primary care provider might be booked till next Tuesday, but sudden illnesses and injuries can’t wait that long. So you shuttle your sick or injured loved one to an emergency room and wait. And wait. And … well, you …

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Poison Ivy Symptoms & Treatments

With summer approaching, it is important to understand how to prevent contact with poisonous plants such as poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. These plants thrive in summer weather and, and their stems and leaves are covered in a layer of oil called urushiol. Once this oil comes into contact with your skin, it …

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