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Summer Sun Safety: Save Your Skin and Avoid Treatment for Skin Cancer

Posted on August 25, 2016

Summertime means more time spent outdoors, wearing less clothing, and more hours of sunlight. All of these factors can increase your risk of skin cancer. According to medical experts, skin cancer is now the most common kind of cancer in the United States. And it’s most frequently caused by exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays. Since protection is the best… Read More

Why a Medical App is Prescribed to Help You Take Prescriptions Properly

Posted on August 18, 2016

Today, a serious problem that’s affecting healthcare is patients failing to take their prescription medication as directed. This “prescription contradiction” contributes to dangerous under treatment, preventable complications, and unnecessary fatalities. But with the popularity of smartphones and other mobile devices, doctors have started creating healthcare apps to remind patients when it’s take to time to take their prescriptions, as well… Read More

Heart Disease in Women – Heart Health Tips for Moms

Posted on August 11, 2016

While women typically put the health of their families first, they must also take a second to take care of their own health to protect themselves from heart disease. Research shows that heart disease is the leading cause of death in women. In addition, more women die from heart disease than men each year. And since heart problems in women… Read More

Dive into How to Treat Jellyfish Sting Injuries

Posted on August 4, 2016

Summertime calls for days of play splashing in the sea, but many people end up in deep trouble when they become the victim of a jellyfish sting. This happens to many people, yet few know the correct jellyfish sting remedy and how to treat the trouble. Jellyfish have tentacles that are covered with little stingers. If these tentacles come into… Read More

Make MD Now Urgent Care Your PokéStop for Pokémon Go Injuries

Posted on July 21, 2016

Catching a Pokémon a day does not keep the doctor away.The popular game that sends users on an outdoor, virtual hunt has led to many real-life injuries.Don’t believe it? One user in California tweeted an x-ray showing he broke his collarbone from the game.Another one wrote: “My brother went to catch a Pokémon and ended up with a sprained ankle ”From… Read More

Stay Cool by Staying Aware of the Signs and Symptoms of Heat Stroke

Posted on July 14, 2016

The summer’s hot, humid conditions can be too hot to handle and cause heat stroke. It’s sometimes referred to as heat stress or sunstroke, but no matter what you call it, it’s the most serious type of heat injury. Basically, heat stroke makes the body’s temperature control system fail and leads to many dangerous sunstroke symptoms. The primary causes of… Read More

Take the Pain Out of Choosing the Right Pain Relief Remedy

Posted on July 7, 2016

It can be a real pain to figure out which type of topical pain reliever is best for aches and pain. There are countless choices on drugstore shelves, but each is different and some are best for certain kinds of discomfort. Luckily, MD Now Urgent Care created this simple and helpful guide to make choosing a topical pain reliever more… Read More

Bright Ideas for Skin Cancer Prevention

Posted on June 30, 2016

If you think that spending long hours in the summer sun is the only time you’re at risk for developing skin cancer, think again. Even though you may be outdoors more in the summertime, the sun’s rays are strong every day of the year. This means that skin cancer can strike anyone at any time. Research shows that one in… Read More

Discover the Mind-Blowing Connection Between Exercise and the Brain

Posted on June 23, 2016

You know that exercise is great for your body, but did you know that it’s also good for your brain? Studies have found that exercise can vastly improve brain function, with moderate-intensity exercise boosting brainpower and memory in only six months. At MD Now Urgent Care, we believe that preventing medical problems is just as important as treating them. And… Read More

OSHA Warns That Manufacturing Employees Suffer the Most Work-Related Injuries

Posted on June 16, 2016

People are all worked up over a new report from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) that found that the highest number of workplace injuries were endured by manufacturing workers. OSHA releases this annual report based on data from employers. The report revealed that manufacturing and construction employees experienced 10,388 severe work-related injuries, along with 7,636 hospitalizations and 2 644… Read More

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