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3 Tips for Preventing Accidents in the Workplace

Posted on November 7, 2017

At any moment, you could be at work handling your daily tasks and suddenly suffer a workplace injury. If this happens to you, you’re far from alone. In fact, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported that a whopping 4,836 workers suffered workplace injuries that proved fatal in 2015. This breaks down to more than 13 injuries every single day … Read More

Cholesterol: The Good, the Bad, and the Big Picture

Posted on November 2, 2017

Present in every cell of the body, cholesterol has a significant effect on your well-being. The consequences of cholesterol levels can be beneficial or dangerous depending upon the type being measured. While one type (HDL) is associated with positive health outcomes at higher levels, the other (LDL) is a contributing risk factor for a number of medical conditions, including high… Read More

6 Health Benefits of Having a Daily Fitness Routine

Posted on October 24, 2017

At MD Now Urgent Care, we’re focused on helping people live healthy lives. One of the best lifestyle choices for personal health is starting an exercise routine. Everyone knows that the health benefits of exercise include fat loss and muscle building, but there are countless other reasons to burn some calories on a regular basis.1. More Regular and Restorative SleepIf… Read More

MD Now Achieves First UCAOA Occupational Health/Medicine Certification

Posted on October 19, 2017

UCAOA is excited to announce that MD Now Urgent Care in West Palm Beach, Florida is the first organization to achieve recognition for the Occupational Health/Medicine Certification from UCAOA. The Occupational Health/Medicine Certification is an addition to UCAOA’s traditional certification designation. This accomplishment allows centers to be recognized for their commitment to meet the scope of minimal expectations to define a qualified… Read More

You May Have Hypertension and Not Even Know It

Posted on October 19, 2017

You often hear people talk about high blood pressure, but you may be unfamiliar with the term hypertension. They are exactly the same thing, but it’s often referred to simply as high blood pressure. Regardless of what you call it, this serious health condition is one of the leading causes of heart disease around the world. In fact, the World… Read More

Study Puts to Rest How to Relieve Lower Back Pain While Sleeping

Posted on October 10, 2017

If lower back pain keeps you awake at night, now you can take a stand against painful, sleepless nights. A new study presented at the 2017 annual meeting of the American Academy of Sleep Medicine has revealed some interesting research on how to relieve lower back pain while sleeping. For years, it’s often been assumed that lack of sleep due… Read More

It’s Likely That Your Home Blood Pressure Monitor Reading Is False

Posted on September 26, 2017

A new study revealed that the majority of home blood pressure monitors dispense inaccurate readings. This is extremely upsetting because high blood pressure is the leading cause of death and disability worldwide. And millions of people concerned about blood pressure rely on these home blood pressure machines to determine whether they are at risk for cardiac disease, heart attack, stroke … Read More

Why There’s Still a Lot of Work Needed to Reduce Workplace Accidents

Posted on September 21, 2017

Picture this...you’re busy on the job and suddenly have a debilitating accident. In an instant, you’re in severe pain and may have a crippling injury that keeps you out of work for weeks, months, or longer. You not only suffer the physical and mental repercussions, but also the financial loss of the wages you need to live. And even worse … Read More

How to Avoid Mosquito Bites and Take the Bite Out of Being Bitten

Posted on September 12, 2017

Even though the fall season is right around the corner, it will continue to feel like summer in South Florida with very warm temperatures, extremely high humidity, and rain almost every day. These weather conditions make our beautiful tropical paradise into the ideal breeding ground for swarms of mosquitoes. And with so many different activities, holidays, and gatherings leading both… Read More

Avoid Skin Cancer by Being Bright About Sun Exposure

Posted on September 7, 2017

This summer while you’re spending more time in the sun, it’s important to protect yourself from the dangers of skin cancer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, it’s the most common kind of cancer in the nation. Fortunately, simply staying safe while in the sun can protect you against all types of skin cancer, from the most… Read More

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