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Why the Shingles Vaccine Has Gone Viral Today

Posted on May 5, 2016

Shingles is viral infection that’s become a concern for millions of people today. But you can reduce your risk for this virus by getting the shingles vaccine. Today, health experts recommend this vaccine to people at risk for shingles, but are you one of the many in danger? Discover all you need to know about the shingles vaccine, such as… Read More

4 Reasons Why Urgent Care Centers are Perfect for Little Health Emergencies [Infographic]

Posted on April 14, 2016

When a health emergency strikes, it can strike fear and doubt about how to treat the problem. Traditionally, the only choices were hospital emergency rooms or trips to a primary care physician’s office. But going to the ER can entail long drives to faraway hospitals, followed by hours of waiting in overburdened facilities and huge medical bills.Yet opting to see… Read More

Why Employers Must Focus on Aging Workforce Safety

Posted on April 11, 2016

Today, people are working much longer than ever. In fact, the Bureau of Labor reported a 101% increase in the employment of workers aged 65 or older between 1997 and 2007, along with a whopping 172% rise in employment of workers aged 75 or older. While workers can be productive at any age, they tend to experience more medical problems… Read More

Regular Exercise Works Out to Relief from Lower Back Pain

Posted on April 6, 2016

Has lower back pain become a real pain for you? You’re not alone. Around 80% of people in the Western world will experience a bout of distressing, disruptive lower back pain at some time in their lives. But according to a new scientific review of back pain prevention published in the JAMA Internal Medicine, maintaining a regular routine of exercises… Read More

Wake Up to the Bone-Chilling Link Between Sleep Apnea and Osteoporosis

Posted on March 28, 2016

Are you one of the millions of people losing sleep at night over the most common sleep disorder known as obstructive sleep apnea (OSA)? According to the Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, obstructive sleep apnea affects more than the quality of your sleep, but can actually diminish the health of your bones. The study revealed a strong link between… Read More

Medication Side Effects Can Cause Your Balance To Hang In The Balance

Posted on March 24, 2016

While medication can help you in many ways, medication side effects can also affect your overall balance. See, all medications have side effects, with some having a very lengthy and scary medication side effects list. And for many medications or combinations of medication, some of their side effects end up affecting your balance.Check Up On the Drugs That Affect BalanceOlder… Read More

Sleep On The Link Between Sleep Apnea And Blood Pressure

Posted on March 16, 2016

An estimated 25 million U.S. adults suffer from sleep apnea, which is a life-threatening sleep disorder where a person regularly stops breathing or their breathing becomes so limited that their blood oxygen levels plummet while they’re asleep. With each apnea they experience, their blood pressure drops and their heart rate declines. But once they start to breathe again, both their… Read More

High Pollen in Palm Beach County this Week is Nothing to be Sneezed At

Posted on March 3, 2016

In Palm Beach County, pollen is in the air, so expect tissues in the hands of millions of people allergic to pollen. This week, the area will experience moderate to high pollen counts that cause seasonal sneezing and wheezing among people with pollen allergies. If pollen is a problem for you, let MD Now Urgent Care help you avoid your… Read More

Don’t Sneeze at New Evidence Linking Kids’ Allergies and High Blood Pressure Risk

Posted on March 1, 2016

Many children suffer from the seasonal sneezing and wheezing of allergies. While parents know that allergies make you tired and uncomfortable, most typically don’t worry about whether allergies can affect their child’s overall health. But a new study shows a link between childhood allergies and high blood pressure, which has been shown to lead to heart disease.Nosing In on the… Read More

Flu Season in Florida Shows Symptoms of an Increase in Outbreaks and Later Arrival

Posted on February 19, 2016

Flu season in Florida is nothing to sneeze at this year. Medical experts warn of a recent increase in outbreaks of the flu in Florida. While flu season typically peaks in late January and February, it has come later this year. Up until now, there has been low influenza activity in the state, but a sudden increase in outbreaks shows… Read More

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