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Measles Outbreak 2019: 4 Things You Should Know

Posted on May 29, 2019

 As of May 31, 2019, 981 individual cases of measles have been confirmed in 26 states. This is the greatest number of reported cases since the disease was declared eliminated in the year 2000.This recent spike is particularly alarming, since the measles virus is highly contagious and spreads quickly among those unvaccinated. In some cases, serious complications can result, including… Read More

What Every Mother Should Know About Feeling Exhausted

Posted on May 9, 2019

Fatigue is the body’s normal response to physical exertion. In most cases, fatigue can be attributed to poor nutrition, a lack of sleep, stress, or boredom, and can be eliminated by addressing these causes. In some cases, fatigue can be a symptom of an underlying medical condition.However, two recent studies conducted by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) describe… Read More

What You Need To Know About STDs

Posted on April 11, 2019

 April is STD Awareness Month, an annual observance that helps raise public awareness about the impact of STDs and the importance of prevention, testing, and treatment. Sexually transmitted diseases are currently undergoing a sharp rise in the U.S., making STD Awareness Month a good time to learn about what you can do to better protect yourself and your partner(s) from… Read More

What You Need to Know About Spring Allergies

Posted on March 21, 2019

If you suffer from spring allergies, you’re not alone. It’s now estimated that 10% to 30% of the global population is affected by hay fever, and that 300 million people worldwide suffer from asthma. More important, those numbers are rising. Childhood asthma rates in the U.S., for example, doubled between 1980 and 1995.Many attribute the increased incidence of allergens and… Read More

Diagnosing Memory Loss: Noticing the Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on June 18, 2018

 Certain types of memory loss are typical with aging. When there is no underlying medical condition present to account for age-related memory loss, it is known as Age-Associated Memory Impairment. But when does forgetfulness indicate that something more serious could be occurring? While June is Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month, caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be a… Read More

Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference In Your Health

Posted on February 23, 2018

Just last month, we celebrated a new year, and you may have made a resolution to eat healthier, exercise and move more. How are you doing on your resolutions?  If you’re sticking to your plan – congratulations – you should be seeing and feeling some results of your work.  If “things” have gotten in your way and you plan to… Read More

Don’t Let Snoring Keep You Up at Night

Posted on April 14, 2015

With so many people suffering from snoring, the number of home remedies has soared. Unfortunately, most do little to alleviate the problem that keeps millions of Americans awake each night. By age 60, roughly 40% of women and 60% of men snore. This is often a sign of obstructive sleep apnea.Whether it’s tennis balls sewn into pajama backs or special… Read More

Are You Worried Sick About Catching The Flu? Let MD Now Urgent Care Protect You with a Flu Shot.

Posted on November 12, 2014

It’s that time of year again: flu season. But now you can give the sneezing, aching, coughing, and congestion the cold shoulder by simply getting a flu shot. Since flu season starts in October/November, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) advise getting a flu shot right away to ensure that you’re protected from the start of the season. Luckily, MD… Read More

Protect Your Children from a Dangerous Respiratory Viral Infection Called Enterovirus D68

Posted on September 17, 2014

A serious respiratory viral infection is afflicting children across the country and is likely to become a nationwide problem. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have identified it as a rare respiratory virus called enterovirus D68 (EV-D68). It is related to the rhinovirus, which is the cause of the common cold. Doctors are unsure about the way… Read More

How to React to Insect Sting Allergies

Posted on June 30, 2014

Summertime means more time spent outdoors and in addition to feeling the sting of sunburns, you may also suffer the sting of insects, whether mosquito bites, wasp bites, bee stings, spider bites, tick bites, or fire ant bites. The severity of the reaction varies from person to person, and while most consider insect bites to be a minor annoyance, they… Read More

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