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4 Vital Vaccines for Teens, Including a New Meningitis Treatment

Posted on September 17, 2015

Fall finds teens heading back to their high schools and colleges. And you may be surprised to find that there are four important vaccines that all teens should get today. Two may be familiar to you, but two are brand new, with all four providing the health protection that teenagers truly need. Since many pediatricians tend to focus on childhood… Read More

Get a Helping Hand with Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Posted on September 10, 2015

Are you grasping for a reason for the tingling, pain, or numbness in your hand or wrist? All signs point to carpal tunnel syndrome. The nerves and tendons in the wrist pass through a very narrow area known as the carpal tunnel. A major nerve called the median nerve winds through this tiny space. When this nerve gets constricted, it… Read More

Take the Bite Out of Flea Bites

Posted on August 31, 2015

Are flea bites bugging you? Fleas are tiny parasites that can be irritating in many ways. Their presence can be an annoyance, while their bites can inflame the skin of both people and their pets. It’s vital to know how to handle these bites and prevent future problems. To keep flea bites from plaguing you and your pets, MD Now… Read More

Why Travel Vaccines Are The Ticket To Healthy Travel

Posted on August 21, 2015

World travel should be a rewarding adventure, but it can also be a risky venture if you don’t protect your health. Diseases exist all over the world and visiting certain countries can put you at serious risk for them. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), even some domestic travel can leave you exposed to infectious diseases … Read More

You’ll Love That There’s a Link Between Chocolate and Heart Health

Posted on August 14, 2015

Chocolate not only tastes good, but it’s also good for your health. A new British study found that regular consumers of chocolate had an 11% lower risk of heart attacks and strokes, along with a 25% lower risk of death from cardiovascular disease than people who didn’t eat chocolate. And the people who ate the most chocolate had even better… Read More

10 Diabetic Signs That Indicate You May Be in Danger of Diabetes

Posted on July 29, 2015

There’s no way to sugarcoat the fact that diabetes is a major danger. This health condition occurs when the body cannot produce enough insulin or is unable to process it properly. This causes blood sugar levels to spike and become much higher than normal. And having high blood sugar levels can lead to many serious health problems, such as heart… Read More

Take the Sting Out of Jellyfish Stings

Posted on July 23, 2015

Summertime means more time in the surf and sand, which means more of a chance for beachfront dangers like jellyfish stings. A jellyfish has tentacles that are covered in tiny stingers. When these tentacles touch your skin, they inject a venom that causes itchy, red blisters.Before you head to the beach, it’s important to know the types of jellyfish in… Read More

The Best Sunburn Remedies Under the Sun

Posted on July 15, 2015

A sunburn can be a real pain. When you’re under the sun for long periods of time without proper sun protection, you can get too much sun exposure and suffer the redness and pain of a sunburn. Luckily, there are many sunburn remedies that are naturally effective, as well as ways to protect yourself from being burned by the sunTake… Read More

MD Now Urgent Care Opens its Fourth Miami-Dade County Facility in Cutler Bay

Posted on July 6, 2015

MD Now, the leading and fastest-growing urgent care provider in Florida, opens its 22nd facility on Monday, July 6. The newly constructed urgent care center will serve residents and visitors in the Cutler Bay area, giving them convenient access to state-of-the-art medical services.In addition to being MD Now’s 22nd South Florida location, the new facility will be the fourth to… Read More

MD Now Urgent Care Treats You to a Brand New Website

Posted on June 30, 2015

Welcome to the new and improved MDnow.com! We launched our new website because we care about your experience both in our locations and on the Web. We want you to feel good about trusting your family’s health and wellness to MD Now Urgent Care Centers. We invite you to take a moment and take a tour of our new website … Read More

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