Should You Visit UrgentMED for Strep Throat?
We’ve all experienced a sore, scratchy throat, which is often a sign of something worse to come – a cold, the flu, or other viruses. Allergies can also cause a sore throat. But it can also be a sign of strep throat, a highly contagious and potentially dangerous, painful bacterial
Three Flu Shot Misconceptions and Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid of Getting One
We’re just a few weeks away from the biggest travel and socializing holiday season of the year. And you know what that means – we’ll come in close contact with lots of people, many of whom have bad colds or even worse – the flu. It’s not too late to
Is Stress Making You Sick?
Can you feel it? We’re talking about STRESS. Right now, the holiday season is, without doubt, the most stressful time of the year. There are many contributing factors – shopping, traffic (both inside and outside stores), office parties, cleaning your home, hosting a party, worrying whether you have enough money
Five Signs You May Have Diabetes
It’s a growing popular club that no one wants to be a part of. Unfortunately, many patients have little choice in the matter. Diabetes can strike any one of us. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 30 million Americans have diabetes, and more than
Five Reasons for Thanksgiving Day Urgent Care Visits
A gathering of family and friends, sharing laughs and stories over an impressive food festival, Thanksgiving is undeniably one of the most popular holidays. But it’s also one of the most popular days of the year, if not THE MOST popular day of the year for urgent care visits. Everything
When to Seek Medical Care for a Headache
A headache can strike without warning – some much more serious than others. And there are many types of headaches: migraines, tension, sinus headaches, along with various causes: panic attack, head trauma, and blood clot just for starters. Sometimes it’s obvious you need to seek medical help immediately, while other