Influenza, or flu, is a highly contagious respiratory illness. It stems from viruses and infections that cause an infection in the throat, nose, and in rare cases, the lungs. Influenza is generally a condition that resolves on its own with minimal complications. However, the severity of influenza ranges from mild to severe, which implies it […]
Many patients get confused about differences between “urgent care” and medical emergencies, which can lead to unnecessary long waits and high costs for medical services.
Urgent care by its most basic definition is when a patient is experiencing a discomforting illness or painful injury that requires immediate care but does not qualify as a medical […]
Flu season is in full swing this season, and now is the time to start thinking about ways to prevent the flu in your household.
From early fall to mid-winter, cases of influenza begin to spread rapidly in local communities as more individuals stay indoors, the weather cools down, and the virus has more opportunities […]