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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

Uncork the Facts About Red Wine and Heart Health

Posted on February 11, 2016

 In recent years, drinking red wine in moderation has been perceived as a way to improve the health of your heart. This is because red wine contains a special kind of antioxidants called polyphenols. Now, one particular polyphenol called resveratrol has gotten a lot of attention for its high heart-health value. You may have heard people say that red wine… Read More

Travelers to South America Beware the Explosively Spreading Zika Virus

Posted on February 3, 2016

If you’re planning to visit South America, you’re being warned to change your plans. The World Health Organization (W.H.O.) has just expressed worldwide alarm over the Zika virus, which is rapidly spreading throughout South American countries. In less than a year, more than 20 countries have reported people locally contracting the virus and exhibiting Zika virus symptoms. According to the… Read More

Women Playing with Fire: More Sports Injuries and ACL Tears in Female Athletes

Posted on January 27, 2016

If you think that men suffer more sports injuries, think again. Female athletes are actually more likely to experience many of the most common sports-related injuries. Discover the reasons why women are sporting more sports injuries.The Painful Price of PlayThere are many reasons why women experience more sports injuries than men. While women suffer a variety of sports-related problems, one… Read More

The Medical Mission to Keep Improving Americans’ High Cholesterol Levels

Posted on January 21, 2016

Did you know that one out of every eight American adults currently has high cholesterol? Making matters worse, an even greater number of adults have low levels of HDL cholesterol, which is the good cholesterol that removes the bad cholesterol called LDL cholesterol from the arteries. These were the frightening findings from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s… Read More

Check Out How to Properly Prepare for Your Skin Cancer Check

Posted on January 12, 2016

Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers, but it’s uncommon for people to regularly check for it. But if it’s detected and treated early, it is the easiest cancer to cure. That’s why everyone should know how to check for skin cancer at home, as well as get regular professional skin cancer screening at a skin cancer clinic… Read More

Sick of High Emergency Room Cost and Wait Times?

Posted on January 6, 2016

Treat Your Family to the Time-Saving and Money-Saving Alternative of Urgent Care Centers When a medical emergency strikes, many people naturally rush to the emergency room in the hope of receiving immediate care. Yet rather than a fast and friendly experience, they're left waiting for hours and paying outrageous prices in uncomfortable, understaffed facilities. Why do people put up with such… Read More

5 Tips for Achieving Your New Year’s Health Resolutions

Posted on December 30, 2015

Every year, millions of people make New Year’s resolutions to improve their health in some way, from losing weight to developing better exercise habits. Unfortunately, more than 80% of these health-related goals go by the wayside within the first few weeks of January. To better your chance of reaching your goals, MD Now offered these proven tips to turn your… Read More

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