Urgent Care Blog

The Signs & Symptoms of 7 Back-To-School Illnesses

Summer is over, and now is the beginning of the school year. Even though school and sports physicals are offered at your local MD Now, you can also prepare your children and house by learning how to prevent and treat the most common back-to-school illnesses, so your loved ones can get back to what’s important: learning. 1. Common Cold Most colds come and go before treatment is necessary, and are only… Read More

Celebrating Freedom Safely – Firework Tips for The Fourth of July

Happy (almost) Fourth of July. This holiday should be met with fun, family, and most of all, freedom. With this celebration, however, is danger in the form of a bright spectacle that lights up the sky. Fireworks, while beautiful, should be treated with extreme caution. In past years, fireworks have caused more than 11,000 injuries on this holiday alone. If you do plan on setting off your own fireworks this year, use… Read More

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Men’s Health Month: The Important of Checkups

Why do we need an awareness month for men's health? Per Harvard Medical School, men get sick more often, and have more chronic illnesses than women. This is partly because men are more likely to engage in risky behavior like smoking, and work in dangerous occupations. Despite this, many men don't seek medical attention when they need it, or even have health insurance. When asked who their primary care physician is,… Read More

Sunshine, Sunscreen and Skin Cancer

Skin cancer is a serious threat in today’s society. The Skin Cancer Foundation continues to recommend that everyone wear sunscreen with an SPF of 15 or higher in order to protect the skin at all times. However, there are additional ways to prevent skin cancer that many people are unaware of. By learning more about how to prevent the skin condition, and protecting your skin, you can enjoy more outdoor time. Cover… Read More