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FLU SHOTS!

FLU SHOTS! Who should get the influenza vaccine? Everyone older than 6 months. It is especially important that high risk individuals get the flu vaccine Who is “high risk?” Pregnant women ...
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Do Your Ears Ring?

Do Your Ears Ring? You are not alone! Up to 18% of people are affected by tinnitus (the fancy word for ringing in the ears). Tinnitus is the perception of sound in the ear that does not come from ...
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Flu Vaccines 2017-2018

We just received our flu vaccines for 2017-2018 flu season! Taking a few moments to come to 45 Urgent Care at the beginning of flu season to get the flu vaccine can save you from expending unnecessary ...
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National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

By: Elena Jamscek May is national physical fitness and sports month. Benefits of physical activity: Children and adolescents – Physical activity can improve muscular fitness and bone and heart ...
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Allergies and Asthma Awareness Month

By: Elena Jamscek This is peak season for allergies and asthma. The weather is getting warmer, we are going outside more, and the pollen count is HIGH! Asthma and allergies affect more than 13 million ...
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Spider Bites

By: Amber White Now that spring is here everyone will be doing lots of spring cleaning. That means you have a better chance of coming in contact with a not so friendly eight-legged friend. There are ...
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April is Alcohol Awareness Month

By: Amber White Each April since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (NCADD) has sponsored Alcohol Awareness Month to increase public awareness and understanding, reduce ...
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Handwashing

By: Amber White So our least favorite time of the year has hit over the last few weeks here at 45 Urgent Care. When is that you ask? It’s cold and flu season and it is hitting our area hard. The ...
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Should you send your child to school??

By: Amber White So, your morning has started just like any other until you go to wake your child up for school. “I don’t wanna go to school. I don’t feel good.” How do you know ...
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Debunking the Myths!

By: Elena Jamscek By: Elena Jamscek 1. Going out in the cold without a coat with give you a cold WRONG!The common cold is a virus.Viruses do not do well in the cold weather.What the cold weather does ...
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Cardio Quick Check

Cardio Quick Check By: Amber White So it’s the new year and it is time to get into your doctor for your annual check up.. Great! Except now that it’s January your insurance deductible has ...
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Quit Smoking

By: Elena Jamscek As 2017 approaches in like a day, you may be thinking of making a New Year’s resolution. Maybe you have thought about quitting smoking…I say that’s the best ...
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High Blood Pressure

By Amber White Well now that the holidays are in full swing so is the stress that goes along with it… all the shopping. ..the cooking…and the dreaded family dinners with that one cousin ...
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5 Medical Tests to Get Before the Year's End

By: Elena Jamscek Well it’s the end of the year…it’s time to get those last-minute tests scheduled before our deductibles restarts back at $0! Here is a list of medical tests in MY ...
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Resolution Season

By: Elena Jamscek Now that Thanksgiving has passed and Christmas is right around the corner we are eating everything in sight because it’s so good; our waist bands are paying the price. ...
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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

By: Christy Seratt 10/17/16 It’s 8:00 am, you’ve overslept! You jump out of bed and bang your toe right on the corner. Ouch! It begins to swell, instantly turning a wide range of colors. ...
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It's That Time of Year Again...Flu Shots

By: Amber White Welp its mid-October and flu season is among us. While we have yet to have our first positive case of the flu here at 45 Urgent Care, PC it’s never too early or too late to come ...
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Fruits and Veggies

Fruits and Veggies By Amber White September is Fruits & Veggies More Matters Month and National Childhood Obesity Month. While fruits and veggies may not be at the top of the list as your ...
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Head Lice: Prevention and Treatment

Head Lice: Prevention and Treatment By: Brandy Ring As school is back in session we all have the fear of our child catching head lice from being around other children at school. Head lice is spread ...
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Should I use hydrogen peroxide to clean a wound?

Should I use hydrogen peroxide to clean a wound? By: Amber White While some people will clean a wound with alcohol most people choose to use hydrogen peroxide because it does not burn. However, if it ...
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Back to School

Alright so school is starting back up…parents are cheering and so are the germs!! It the time of strep throat, stomach viruses, and head lice oh my! Best thing for this time of the year is HAND ...
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Swimmer's Ear

Swimmer’s Ear By: Elena Jamscek Staying with a summer time theme, tis the season of swimmer’s ear! As a kid I was on a swim team at our small town country club and when I was between the ...
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UV (Sun) Safety

UV (SUN) Safety By: Elena Jamscek So this topic really hits home for me! I don’t think I have ever had a tan in my life (unless you count that spray tan that turned me kinda orange for my junior ...
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Staying Hydrated During These Hot Summer Days

By: Elena Jamscek It’s summer time and it’s time for fruity beverages by the pool or a cool coca cola while sitting on the porch! Enjoy you’ve earned it! Oh and cuz it’s REALLY ...
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