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4 Signs Your Sick Child Should Stay Home from School

Most parents experience a morning that leaves them stumped when their child wakes up and says they are sick. Do you send them to school or do you keep them at home? Knowing what the right thing to do in these situations can be difficult. If your child is, in

Staying Healthy When the Weather Changes

When a new season approaches, it usually includes a change in the weather, and those changes can affect our bodies in more ways than more. While the temperatures prepare to drop this season, make sure to take the correct health precautions, and be aware of some of the main ways

Urgent Care: How It Works

Trying something new when it comes to your health can be scary; you never know if you’re visiting a quack or a legitimate professional. That’s no reason to avoid urgent care clinics, though. More often than not, urgent care clinics are cheaper than the emergency room, provide more applicable care

Urgent Care and Walk-In Medical Services by First Care Clinics

Sometimes you have a medical problem that isn’t as life-threatening as a heart attack but still can’t wait for an appointment with your primary care physician. For illness or injury that can’t wait, but doesn’t exactly constitute a trip to the emergency room, urgent care clinics are the way to

Why Should You Go to Urgent Care?

So, you think you may have the flu. You’ve had chills, a fever, body aches, and congestion since yesterday…but it’s 6:30 pm on a Friday, you can’t get in to see your primary care physician, and it’s not urgent enough to warrant a trip to the emergency room. What do

4 Fast Facts About Ear Infections

It’s almost May, and while we may be approaching the tail end of flu season, sinuses, colds, and allergies remain in full swing. Ear infections are extremely common this time of year, especially in young children. In fact, they are the leading cause of trips to the pediatrician, accounting for 30

Does My Bee Sting Need Medical Attention?

With the weather warming up, we will all be spending more time outdoors. With the change in season, though, comes the increase in flying insects. While some are pleasant, like butterflies and ladybugs, other insects like mosquitoes and bees are decidedly less enjoyable to come into contact with. When it

Allergies or a Cold: What’s Got You Sick?

There’s a reason people say they’re “under the weather” when they aren’t feeling their best. Now that it’s officially springtime, allergy season is in full swing. Sneezes, stuffy noses, and itchiness are becoming more prominent, but not all sniffles are the same — it can be hard to determine the