Blog Articles

I Think I Have an STD: What Should I Do?

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) refer to several different viral and bacterial infections. They can cause a range of symptoms from pain, itching, and visible sores. Read on to find out what you should do if you think you have an STD.
Feb 7th, 2024

3 Ways DOT Physicals Are Different from Annual Physicals

There are several different types of physicals, and they all require different tests for different reasons. Read on to learn more about the three differences between an annual physical and a Department of Transportation physical.
Jan 12th, 2024
Can Kids Grow Out of Asthma?

Can Kids Grow Out of Asthma?

Asthma is a serious respiratory condition that causes wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. When your child has asthma, there’s likely two questions on your mind: how do I treat it and can they grow out of it? Read on to find out.
Dec 13th, 2023
What Do I Need to Bring to An Immigration Physical?

What Do I Need to Bring to An Immigration Physical?

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) requires you to undergo an immigration physical as part of the immigration process, but how do you prepare for that? Read on to learn what you need to bring to your physical. 
Oct 1st, 2023
Cold vs. Flu: What's the Difference?

Cold vs. Flu: What's the Difference?

You’re sneezing, exhausted, and coughing. Is it the flu… or just a common cold? Knowing the differences between a cold and the flu can help shape your at-home treatment, but it can also help get the care you need. Read on to learn the differences.
Sep 6th, 2023
Why Does Strep Throat Cause White Spots?

Why Does Strep Throat Cause White Spots?

Strep throat is notorious for the pain sore throat it causes, but it also causes white spots to appear. Read on to learn what causes those white spots, what to do if you’re feeling under the weather, and other conditions that also cause white spots.
Jul 6th, 2023

I Always Have to Go to the Bathroom: Do I Have a UTI?

Do you feel like you always have to go to the bathroom? If you’re wondering if that’s a sign of a urinary tract infection (UTI), it might be. Read on as we explore the common signs of UTIs and what you can do about it. Blog:
Jun 4th, 2023
When to See a Doctor About Your Fever

When to See a Doctor About Your Fever

Fevers cause headaches, sweating, chills, fatigue, and weakness, but they’re just a symptom of another condition. While most fevers aren’t anything to worry about, there are times when medical care for fevers is imperative. Read on to learn more.
May 18th, 2023

How to Manage Your Long COVID Symptoms

Even after your initial COVID-19 infection, you may still experience symptoms weeks and months later. Known as long COVID, this condition isn’t uncommon, but it’s frustrating nonetheless. Read on to explore tips for managing long COVID.
Apr 3rd, 2023
6 Different Types of Drug Testing

6 Different Types of Drug Testing

Drug tests, whether you need it for work, sports, or legal purposes, screen for the presence of various drugs. The type of test you need depends on why you need a drug test. Read on to learn about six different types of drug testing.
Mar 9th, 2023
How Annual Physicals Can Help Elongate Your Life

How Annual Physicals Can Help Elongate Your Life

Annual physicals aren’t just another thing to check off your to-do list. They are a preventive service that help elongate your life. Continue reading and learn the five ways annual physical benefit you.
Feb 6th, 2023
Common Myths and Facts About Vaccines

Common Myths and Facts About Vaccines

Vaccines can help prevent numerous infections, including measles, chicken pox, and tetanus, but unfortunately, there are many myths circulating about the topic of vaccines. Read on to debunk the myths and get the facts.
Jan 20th, 2023
Myths and Facts About Lupus

Myths and Facts About Lupus

Lupus is a mystifying disease. No one knows what causes it, it can’t be cured, and the symptoms are common to other conditions, yet different for everyone. Separate facts from fiction and learn the truth about lupus.
Dec 19th, 2022
All About Flu Season: Answers to Your FAQs

All About Flu Season: Answers to Your FAQs

As we head into flu season, which begins in October, it’s a good idea to brush up on your flu season facts. Read on to discover the answers to all of your frequently asked questions about flu season 一 including how to stay safe this year.
Oct 12th, 2022
How Do I Know When an Urgent Care Visit Is Necessary?

How Do I Know When an Urgent Care Visit Is Necessary?

Maybe you’re not feeling well, or maybe you think that cut needs stitches? In either case, you need medical care, but is urgent care right for you? Read on to explore the top signs that it’s time to make an urgent care visit.
Aug 1st, 2022
How Does Alcohol Testing Work?

How Does Alcohol Testing Work?

Does your employer require regular alcohol tests? Alcohol tests measure the amount of alcohol in your body, but how does that work? Read on to learn how two types of breath alcohol tests work.
Jul 1st, 2022
When Should I See an Occupational Medicine Specialist?

When Should I See an Occupational Medicine Specialist?

Occupational medicine helps prevent and treat work-related injuries, and there are many different types of services that fall into this category. Read on to learn more about when you should see an occupational medicine specialist.
Jun 1st, 2022
The Differences Between Hepatitis B and C

The Differences Between Hepatitis B and C

Together hepatitis B and C affect millions of people in America, but what’s the difference between these two viral infections? In this article, we highlight the key differences and similarities between these infections.
May 1st, 2022
Reasons for Drug Testing

Reasons for Drug Testing

If your employer has sent you in for drug testing, you’re not alone. Pre-employment drug testing is just one reason people undergo testing. Continue reading to explore the four reasons for drug testing and what to expect from it.
Jan 1st, 2022
What's Involved with an Immigration Physical?

What's Involved with an Immigration Physical?

Your immigration physical is a big part of the entire immigration process, but what exactly happens during your exam? Read on to learn what’s involved with an immigration physical so you can take steps to prepare yourself.
Nov 10th, 2021
What to Expect at Your Annual Physical

What to Expect at Your Annual Physical

If you’re scheduled for an upcoming annual physical, you might wonder what you can expect during your appointment. In this article, we break it down so you feel confident walking into your appointment.
Sep 8th, 2021

The Many Benefits of Urgent Care

When you’re in pain and don’t need the emergency room, you may need the help of an urgent care doctor. Urgent care centers offer a variety of benefits from cost to lab services to quick and convenient care.
Jul 14th, 2021

Do You Really Need a Physical Every Year?

A yearly physical is recommended by physicians. A physical can give you and your doctor a picture into your overall health and catch symptoms and conditions before they become serious.
May 30th, 2021

Why Won’t Your Sore Throat Go Away?

A sore throat that just won’t go away may be cause for concern. If you’re experiencing chronic symptoms and determined it isn’t your common cold, visit your doctor to determine the underlying cause.
Apr 26th, 2021

What Can You Go to Urgent Care For?

Urgent care centers can provide a variety of non-emergency medical services. Scrapes, cuts, falls, and sprains are just a few conditions a doctor at an urgent care can treat. Read on to learn why urgent care is a great alternative to the emergency room.
Feb 3rd, 2021

Five Reasons You Should Get Tested for STDs

Despite awareness efforts, the prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States continues to rise at alarming rates, reaching all-time highs in recent years. Here’s a look at the many reasons why you should screen for STDs.
Jan 24th, 2021

When to See a Doctor About a UTI

Painful, burning, and frequent urination can all be signs of a urinary tract infection (UTI). While most UTIs are easily treated at home, see a doctor as soon as possible to diagnose your UTI, and prescribe the right medication.
Nov 18th, 2020