General Health

MD Now® Urgent Care Gets to the Heart of the Matter

Most people associate February with Valentine’s Day, but there’s an even more important heart that should be in the spotlight—yours. February is American Heart Month, which is the perfect time to focus on all things heart-related. The heart is one of your most vital organs, pumping about 2,000 gallons of blood every day and delivering blood to nearly every cell in your body. Despite extensive research, heart… Read More

How to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain and Tummy Troubles

It’s that time of year when family and friends gather together to celebrate, enjoy each other’s company, and eat—a lot. From cookie exchanges to holiday parties to bountiful meals, there are plenty of opportunities to overeat and indulge in calorie-rich foods during the holiday season. If you’re like most Americans, it’s not uncommon to put on an extra pound or two by New Year’s Day. Here’s the… Read More

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COVID-19 Reinfections: Are You Next?

Just when we think COVID-19 is starting to back off, another subvariant rears its ugly head. New Omicron subvariants are causing more people to catch COVID-19 for the second and third time than previous strains—even people who are fully vaccinated and boosted. Here’s everything you need to know about COVID-19 reinfections, including the current COVID-19 reinfection rate, why the risk of reinfection is… Read More

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June Is Men’s Health Awareness Month

Every June, we observe Men's Health Awareness Month to promote healthier eating and exercise habits, but most importantly, to inspire men to prioritize their health and educate them on the actionable steps to prevent disease.  It’s important to carve time out for health care needs, even though they can be de-prioritized because of the hustle and bustle of everyday life. For men, checking testosterone levels… Read More

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