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  • Should Your Teen Still See A Pediatrician? FAQs About Well-Child Visits

    6 May 2022

    Does your tween or teen still need to visit the pediatrician annually? Even though your child is now taller than you, this doesn't mean they're ready for an adult doctor. Before you skip a well-visit or start searching for a general primary care physician (PCP), take a look at what you need to know about pediatric services, tweens/teens, and adolescent medical care. Do Tweens and Teens Need Well-Child Visits? Yes, a child who is 11-plus years old still needs to have an annual check-up.

  • Spinal Cord Problems: Do You Need Spinal Rehab?

    6 May 2022

    If infection, disease, or another condition damaged the bones and spinal cord in your spine, contact a doctor about spinal rehab. Spinal rehab, or spinal rehabilitation, treats all types of spinal conditions, including traumatic injuries, osteoarthritis, infection, and cancer. Learn more about spinal cord problems and how spinal rehab can help you below. What Happened to Your Spine? The cells and nerves in your spinal cord work similar to a telephone cord or cable line.

  • Facts To Know Before Utilizing Urgent Care For The First Time

    8 April 2022

    Urgent care centers are becoming more and more common across the country. These are places where you can receive care for urgent, though not exactly an emergency, medical problems. For instance, an urgent care center is a good place to go if you have a cut that needs stitches or a sinus infection that needs treatment. If you're about to visit urgent care, here are a few facts to know first.

  • How to Tell If Your Friend Is Struggling with Alcohol Abuse

    7 February 2022

    Substance abuse in all its forms is not only hard for the person struggling with it, but it is also challenging for the friends, family, and loved ones who don't know what to do. Often times they are completely oblivious to the substance abuse, at least at the beginning when the signs are harder to identify. This is unfortunately quite often the case with alcohol abuse, especially since drinking is so ingrained in modern culture.

  • Should You Go To Urgent Care?

    7 February 2022

    If you are not feeling well, you may not want to have to wait to see your physician in a week or longer for an appointment. If you are not feeling well, you may not want to go to the emergency room, as it can be very costly. In this situation, urgent care is a great option to have, as you can get in almost immediately to be seen by a medical physician and treated for your condition.

  • A Guide On Colon Cancer Screening

    6 January 2022

    Colon cancer is a common type of cancer that affects the large intestine. It begins as noncancerous cells called polyps that occur in the colon. Doctors recommend regular colon cancer screening to test and remove the polyps before becoming cancerous. This article provides an overview of colon cancer, including causes, symptoms, and screening.  What Is Colon Cancer? Colon cancer occurs in the final part of the digestive system, known as the colon.