Urgent Care Blog

It’s Likely That Your Home Blood Pressure Monitor Reading Is False

A new study revealed that the majority of home blood pressure monitors dispense inaccurate readings. This is extremely upsetting because high blood pressure is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. And millions of people concerned about blood pressure rely on these home blood pressure machines to determine whether they are at risk for cardiac disease, heart attack, stroke, and kidney damage. With so… Read More

Why There’s Still a Lot of Work Needed to Reduce Workplace Accidents

Picture this...you’re busy on the job and suddenly have a debilitating accident. In an instant, you’re in severe pain and may have a crippling injury that keeps you out of work for weeks, months, or longer. You not only suffer the physical and mental repercussions, but also the financial loss of the wages you need to live. And even worse, your accident could even be lethal. It’s bone-chilling to hear, but it… Read More

How to Avoid Mosquito Bites and Take the Bite Out of Being Bitten

Even though the fall season is right around the corner, it will continue to feel like summer in Florida with very warm temperatures, extremely high humidity, and rain almost every day. These weather conditions make our beautiful tropical paradise into the ideal breeding ground for swarms of mosquitoes. And with so many different activities, holidays, and gatherings leading both residents and visitors to spend a lot… Read More

Avoid Skin Cancer by Being Bright About Sun Exposure

This summer while you’re spending more time in the sun, it’s important to protect yourself from the dangers of skin cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s the most common kind of cancer in the nation. Fortunately, simply staying safe while in the sun can protect you against all types of skin cancer, from the most common kinds like basal cell carcinoma and squamous cell… Read More