Urgent Care Blog

3 Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider

When it comes to being healthy, doctor visits are required. We visit the eye doctor to promote good eye health and a family physician when we get sick or something is going on that we are unsure of. We rely on physicians to provide us with the best care, ensuring we take the right measures for our overall health and well-being. In the healthcare industry, Patient Safety Awareness Week was created to provide a… Read More

Do You Need 8 Hours of Sleep?

Photo by Katarzyna Kos on Unsplash National Sleep Awareness Week (March 4 – 10) marks a time when consideration is given to how much sleep we need. For decades, the old adage was that eight hours of sleep per day would leave one feeling rested and revitalized. However, is this really true? Is eight hours of sleep the magic number, where everyone will feel great and never be tired? Sleep is a fundamental gauge… Read More

Forbes: Urgent Care Industry Hits $18 Billion As Big Players Drive Growth

As some of the biggest names in healthcare including Walgreens Boots Alliance and UnitedHealth Group open more urgent care centers, growth is projected to reach nearly 6% in 2018, new reports and companies say. “The $18 billion industry is expected to grow 5.8% in 2018, offering services beyond a typical primary care office,” the Urgent Care Association of America said in a new report on the industry's… Read More

Signs You May Have Kidney Stones

If you’ve been experiencing lower back discomfort, cloudy urine, or a persistent fever, you may be suffering from a kidney stone. Fortunately, getting the right kidney stone treatment can help you get back on track. This guide from MD Now Urgent Care explores what causes kidney stones, the kidney stone symptoms to watch for, and what you can do if you suspect this condition. What Is a Kidney Stone? A kidney stone… Read More