Having a sick kid isn’t good for anyone. As a parent, you feel sympathetic to their current condition, yet in order to best take care of them, you need to stay healthy yourself. Doing this takes skill, practice, and the ability to multitask. And you will definitely develop these skills, because the average child catches…

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The common cold is pretty darn common. Each year, Americans catch approximately one billion colds. Each one will vary in severity, and each person will respond to getting sick differently, but on the whole, colds are fairly innocuous. The flu, on the other hand, has the potential to be deadly. How you respond to each…

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Knowing when to use urgent care centers for medical treatment is important in a not-quite health emergency. The difference between urgent and emergency care plays a role in the availability of certain types of treatments, the price of treatment, and the amount of time you will likely spend waiting to be treated. So, what can…

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Being a new parent is so exciting but can also be scary. You’ve read all the parenting books, taken all the classes, and always listen to your doctors. You feel as prepared as possible. Unfortunately, life is not something that you can be fully prepared for. Although you’ve done everything right, it is still possible…

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A private study conducted by Milliman revealed that between 44% and 65% of all ER episodes could’ve been taken care of in an urgent care clinic. Unfortunately, many people simply aren’t aware what urgent care is, and where the centers are located. What can urgent care do? For any parent, it is important to know…

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Did you know that according to Urgent Care Association of America’s estimates, 3 million patients visit urgent care centers every week? That’s a lot of people visiting neighborhood walk-in clinics instead of a hospital emergency room, and for good reason. Family urgent care centers are significantly less expensive than hospitals and stay open longer than…

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