Urgent Care Blog

How to Recognize the Signs of IBS

IBS or irritable bowel syndrome is a condition that many people face daily. As a digestive system issue, IBS can cause varying symptoms including diarrhea, constipation, stomach cramps and more. IBS can be debilitating, interrupting everyday life including at school and work. Learning more about the condition can help to determine if a medical evaluation is needed and how you can go about treating the condition… Read More

Five Healthy Lunches Your Kids Will Eat

All parents know that kids can be picky eaters and when it comes to packing lunch for school every day, finding something new to send can be tough. As parents, we want to provide healthy school lunches that our kids want and will look forward to. If you find that your kids are getting bored with what you are sending, check out the five healthy lunch ideas below. Your kids are sure to want to eat their lunch when you… Read More

How to protect your child’s eyes while playing sports.

All sports can play a major role in a child’s life.  Sports like baseball, basketball, football, and soccer, offer a great way for kids to learn hand-eye coordination, develop friendships and teamwork, and how to take direction. When your child wears glasses or contacts, you may be unsure as to if they can play sports or how you should go about protecting their eyes. When it comes to eye safety and sports, you… Read More

How to Have a Balanced Diet: Breaking Down the 2018 Food Pyramid

Photo by Brooke Lark on Unsplash In 1992, the United States Department of Agriculture released the Food Guide Pyramid, a pyramid graphic that helped individuals learn how to eat better and live a healthier lifestyle. In 2005, the pyramid was replaced with MyPyramid and was based on new research in food needs. The pyramid was widely recognized as a tool for nutrition education. Information was provided as to what… Read More