Urgent Care Blog

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

Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference In Your Health

Just last month, we celebrated a new year, and you may have made a resolution to eat healthier, exercise and move more. How are you doing on your resolutions?  If you’re sticking to your plan – congratulations – you should be seeing and feeling some results of your work.  If “things” have gotten in your way and you plan to get back on track – do it.  Studies have shown that changing your diet and… Read More