General Health

Are You Worried Sick About Catching The Flu? Let MD Now Urgent Care Protect You with a Flu Shot.

It’s that time of year again: flu season. But now you can give the sneezing, aching, coughing, and congestion the cold shoulder by simply getting a flu shot. Since flu season starts in October/November, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advise getting a flu shot right away to ensure that you’re protected from the start of the season. Luckily, MD Now Urgent Care is offering both seasonal flu shots, as well as… Read More

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Protect Your Children from a Dangerous Respiratory Viral Infection Called Enterovirus D68

A serious respiratory viral infection is afflicting children across the country and is likely to become a nationwide problem. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have identified it as a rare respiratory virus called enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). It is related to the rhinovirus, which is the cause of the common cold. Doctors are unsure about the way the virus is spread, but the fact that it afflicts… Read More

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How to React to Insect Sting Allergies

Summertime means more time spent outdoors and in addition to feeling the sting of sunburns, you may also suffer the sting of insects, whether mosquito bites, wasp bites, bee stings, spider bites, tick bites, or fire ant bites. The severity of the reaction varies from person to person, and while most consider insect bites to be a minor annoyance, they are a life-threatening concern for the two million Americans… Read More

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The Burning Truth About Summer Injuries

Summertime and the living is painful if you don’t practice safety in the sun. From sunburns and jellyfish stings, to tennis elbow and golfer’s elbow, your risk of injury rises with the temperature as you spend more time outdoors. But just because the elements increase your chance of accidents doesn’t mean you can’t play in the sun and still play it safe. Whether you plan to be on the sand, in the sea, or in… Read More

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