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

Posted on September 21, 2017

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 … Read More

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

Posted on September 12, 2017

Even though the fall season is right around the corner, it will continue to feel like summer in South 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… Read More

Avoid Skin Cancer by Being Bright About Sun Exposure

Posted on September 7, 2017

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… Read More

Got the Summertime Sniffles? Try These 9 Allergy Remedies.

Posted on August 29, 2017

Most people associate the spring and fall months with allergies, but summertime can bring its fair share of allergy issues. If you’re faced with an uncomfortable cold or stubborn rash at this time of year, you might be wondering what causes summer allergies. Most of the time, summer allergies are caused by humidity, insect bites, or irritants like pollen and… Read More

With The School Year Beginning, Has Child Your Received The Required Vaccines For Kids?

Posted on August 22, 2017

It’s back-to-school time again, but before schools will allow kids into the classroom, they must have all of the proper childhood vaccinations. To ensure that your kids are welcomed back to school, be sure that they receive the required immunizations for children.If you’re wondering where to get vaccines for kids, MD Now Urgent Care can help. We provide child vaccinations… Read More

Make Sciatica Less of a Pain with Piriformis Muscle Exercises

Posted on August 17, 2017

If you suffer from piriformis syndrome, you’re well aware that one of the most common symptoms is severe sciatica pain. As a result, many people mistakenly think that sciatica is caused by piriformis syndrome. But while sciatica occurs when the vertebral column irritates the sciatica nerve, piriformis syndrome is actually the result of the piriformis muscle irritating the root of… Read More

5 Ways to Lower Your Risk for Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on July 27, 2017

Alzheimer’s disease is the most common kind of dementia, comprising up to 80% of dementia cases. It leads to dramatic memory loss and reduced cognitive abilities that can become so severe that they impact the sufferer’s personality and daily life. Since anyone at any age can start to suffer from dementia symptoms, our team at MD Now wants to help… Read More

Why You Need to Take Your Cholesterol Levels to Heart

Posted on July 18, 2017

As you get older, it’s important to be aware of the good, the bad, and the ugly of cholesterol because it plays a major role in your overall health. Having high cholesterol greatly increases your risk of cardiovascular disease and other serious medical conditions. Fortunately, by getting regular screenings, adopting a healthy lifestyle, and following a low cholesterol diet, you… Read More

Go Bananas Over Foods That Lower Blood Pressure

Posted on July 13, 2017

If you have high blood pressure and are looking for ways to manage it, we’ve got the latest dish on how to help this serious problem. According to a recent study, increasing your intake of foods high in potassium has been found to reduce blood pressure levels. Traditionally, sodium has been the primary culprit behind the condition. As a result … Read More

Recognizing and Treating America’s Epidemic of Opioid Dependence

Posted on July 5, 2017

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… Read More

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