4 Questions To Ask When Deciding Between Urgent Care And Your Primary Physician

Posted on: 9 November 2017

Urgent care centers fulfill an important gap in services between primary physicians and emergency rooms. However, many people are confused about where they should seek medical care when they have an issue. For immediately life threatening issues, you should always go to an emergency room, but knowing when to go to urgent care or your primary physician can be more difficult. Below are some questions to ask yourself to determine where you should go: [Read More]

When Breathing Is Hard: Allergic Asthma

Posted on: 24 October 2017

Unless you have been diagnosed with asthma, most people just assume it's some kind of breathing problem but don't really understand much beyond that. If you or someone you love has been recently diagnosed with this potentially life-threatening condition, here is what you should know. Just How Prevalent Is Asthma? According to the Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, every 1 in 12 Americans has asthma, or a whopping 25,000,000. [Read More]

Make These Changes Yourself To Try To Address A Skin Rash

Posted on: 3 October 2017

When you identify an unexpected skin rash somewhere on your body, it's a good idea to schedule an appointment with your local dermatologist. As a skin-care expert, this health practitioner will be able to determine the exact nature of your rash and its probable cause, as well as give you some suggestions on how to treat it. You can also be proactive upon the discovery of the issue and see if you might be able to determine what could be causing or exacerbating it. [Read More]

Three Ways To Reduce Heel Pain

Posted on: 15 September 2017

Heel pain can be caused by a number of factors, from wearing the wrong shoes to spending too much time on your feet every day. For some, there are medical causes for heel pain, such as plantar fasciitis. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to reduce your discomfort. Use this guide, along with the guidance of your podiatrist, to help relieve your foot pain so you can continue to maintain your current lifestyle and activity level. [Read More]