10 Stats to Know About Urgent Care

Urgent care clinics are different from emergency rooms. While they can provide some of the same services, urgent care centers are a less expensive alternative for non-life threatening medical care.…

CPR: Fact and Fiction

Over 475,000 Americans die from cardiac arrest every year and 350,000 of those incidents occur outside the hospital. Cardiac arrest has taken more lives globally than colorectal cancer, prostate cancer,…

General Anesthesia FAQ’s

General anesthesia is a combination of medications that induce unconsciousness (a deep, sleep-like state) for an extended period of time. This type of anesthesia is often used before most surgeries…

Does It Need Stitches?

Although many injuries can be treated at home using basic first aid, some wounds need medical attention. Whether your child scraped a knee at the playground or you accidentally sliced…

10 Tips for Staying Warm, Safe, and Healthy When It Gets Cold

Campfire Safety and Burn Prevention Tips

Being in the great outdoors with a crackling campfire, gooey s’mores and a sky full of stars is a favorite summer pastime. But when hanging out around the fire, proper…

Sting of Summer

Protecting Your Skin from Bugs and Poisonous Plants

Camping, hiking, picnics and beach trips are all fun summertime activities, but that time outside can take a toll on your skin if you aren’t careful. Bug bites and poisonous…

What is a Family Doctor

Emergency Room vs Urgent Care: Where You Should Go for Care—Infographic

Sickness doesn’t always happen during business hours. If you have a non-life threatening illness or injury, you can SAVE UP TO 50 PERCENT OR MORE ON YOUR BILL for the…

Preparing for Flu Season

Flu Season Is Coming—What Should I Do?

It’s impossible to pinpoint just when flu season will strike; it may occur in the early fall or later in winter. What we do know is that influenza, small RNA…

It’s impossible to pinpoint just when flu season will strike; it may occur in the early fall or later in winter. What we do know is that influenza, small RNA viruses that replicate and change rapidly, will at the least cause misery and at the worst result in major pandemics killing millions of people. The… Read more »