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Palm Beach County Student Tests Positive for Tuberculosis

Posted on April 2, 2015

A student at Glades Central High School has tested positive for tuberculosis, reports the Palm Beach County Health Department. As a precaution, the department is now extending its investigation to other students and staff at the school.Tuberculosis, commonly referred to as TB, is a disease that typically affects the lungs, although it can spread to the kidneys, spine, brain, or… Read More

The Importance of Vaccines for Children in Daycare

Posted on March 26, 2015

The close proximity of children in daycare makes it a common setting for the spread of infectious diseases. Vaccinations can be an effective way to prevent diseases like chicken pox, influenza, and pertussis from spreading to children too young to receive vaccines or to family members with compromised immune systems. That’s why almost all states require them for children who… Read More

Why Use MD Now for Physical Therapy?

Posted on March 17, 2015

The question is, why would you want to go anywhere else?Our highly skilled physical therapists are musculoskeletal specialists, the experts when it comes to the mechanics of the body. We focus on the body as a whole. By treating the root cause of the pain, you can return to the activities you enjoy faster and remain healthier longer.MD Now offers… Read More

Florida Department of Health Confirms Rubella Case in Broward County

Posted on March 12, 2015

A new health concern has now been added to the recent measles outbreak. The Florida Department of Health has notified Broward County healthcare providers of one confirmed case of rubella in the county. Sometimes referred to as German measles or three-day measles, rubella is a contagious disease that, although relatively mild in children, can cause serious consequences in adults, including… Read More

Florida Department of Health Requests Testing for Whooping Cough in Broward County

Posted on March 2, 2015

The Florida Department of Health is asking Broward County healthcare providers to be on the lookout for possible cases of pertussis, more commonly known as whooping cough. Numerous outbreaks have been reported across the U.S., with at least two cases linked to Broward County.Pertussis is a highly contagious respiratory disease that can be fatal in young children, particularly infants. Cold like… Read More

Miami-Dade’s Third MD Now Urgent Care Center Will Serve Patients In Miami’s on West Flagler.

Posted on February 12, 2015

(Miami, FL) -- MD Now, the leading and fastest-growing urgent care provider in Florida, opens its 20th facility on Thursday, February 12. The newly constructed urgent care center will provide residents and visitors in Miami on West Flagler with easy access to state-of-the-art medical services without the high cost of ER and hospital-affiliated urgent care centers.In addition to being MD Now’s 20th… Read More

CDC Shares Concerns About a Potentially Large Outbreak of Measles

Posted on February 3, 2015

There was a time when measles seemed all but eradicated in the U.S.—so much so, that many parents decided to forego vaccinations for their children. Those parental decisions are now having serious repercussions across our nation. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), there have been at least 102 measles cases reported in 14 states.“We are currently… Read More

Your Countdown to a Happy & Healthy 2015

Posted on December 26, 2014

As we begin 2015, many people are trying to abide by their New Year’s resolutions. While one in three Americans plans to better themselves this year, a far fewer number will actually make good on their good intentions. Research shows that 75% of people stay strong for the first week, but fewer than half are still committed nearly six months later. Rather than give… Read More

‘Tis the Season to Choose an Urgent Care Center…and Why You Should Make MD Now’s State-of-the-Art Clinics Your Choice

Posted on December 3, 2014

Many people believe that South Florida doesn’t have seasons. But we simply define our seasons in very different ways. And now is the time of year for two of our top seasons—the season for snowbirds to flock to our shores, as well as the season for colds and flu. And whether you’re here for the warmer weather or just weathering… 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

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