Urgent Care Blog

Recognizing and Treating America’s Epidemic of Opioid Dependence

The United States is suffering from a serious opioid dependence problem, but Florida has made a great deal of recent progress in combating this drug epidemic. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of opioid-related deaths in 2015 surpassed the amount of fatalities from vehicle crashes and gun homicides combined. Looking at the big picture, more people have died from opiates than… Read More

8 Ways Doctors Can Help Diabetics Follow Their Diabetes Treatment Regimens

Many patients are resistant to complying with their diabetes treatment regimens for various reasons. For some, their signs of diabetes are so mild that they don’t believe they require any treatment. For others, their diabetic diagnosis is so upsetting that they disregard any treatments prescribed. Regardless of the reason that diabetics don’t follow their treatment plans, this can have a major effect on their… Read More

Skin Cancer Is Not Always as Clear as Day

Skin cancer is a deadly condition that can affect anyone under the sun. And few people realize that skin cancer can appear anyplace on your body, from the most noticeable areas to places you never even give a second glance. This is especially frightening because you can be walking be around with early signs that are so hidden that you aren’t aware until they’re discovered by a doctor. There are three primary… Read More

How to Handle Tinnitus, the Ringing in Your Ears

Do you have an ongoing ringing sound in your ears when no external noise is present? Then you’ve experienced tinnitus. It’s a surprisingly common condition suffered by 45 million people in the United States, and is typically more widespread for people aged 60 and over. Tinnitus is merely irritating for most of its sufferers, but can be incredibly troublesome for those with severe ringing in ears. People often… Read More