10 Reasons to Bring Drug Testing to Your Workplace

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Alcohol and drug abuse may be affecting your business, and you might not even know it. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, 70% of all illicit drug users between the ages of 18-49 are employed full-time. In the full-time workforce, 6.6% of workers are heavy drinkers, with occasional drinkers causing 60% […]

Cyst and Abscess Treatment and Removal

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Cysts and abscesses are fluid-filled lumps that can form anywhere on the body. To the untrained eye, they can be hard to tell apart. Both cysts and abscesses can be uncomfortable, and may require medical treatment. What is a cyst? Cysts are sacs or cavities filled with fluid or pus. They can appear on your […]

4 Ways Running Improves Your Health

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By late March most Midwesterners are looking for any excuse to get outdoors. With increasing temperatures, an extra hour of sunshine (on most days), and calmer climates, now is a great time to think about running your first race!  Whether you are a seasoned runner covering many miles, or a running novice, Springtime races are […]

Welcome Advocate Members

We are now in network with all Advocate Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois HMO Networks. If you are an Advocate member you do not need a referral to visit any one of our urgent care locations. Between family, work and an ever-growing to-do list, you have enough on your plate. When immediate illnesses and […]

Treatment of Ingrown Toenails

Ingrown Toenail Treatment

An ingrown toenail occurs when one or both sides of your toenail grow into the skin beneath it. This common condition is typically painful and can lead to infection if not treated right away. Reserve Your Time What causes ingrown toenails? There are several reasons that ingrown toenails occur. One of the most common causes […]

Mononucleosis Diagnosis and Treatment

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What is mono (mononucleosis)? Mono, short for mononucleosis, is an infectious disease most commonly caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). It is frequently spread through saliva, which is why it’s often called the “kissing disease.” However, kissing isn’t the only way you can catch the virus, which is carried through bodily fluids. It can be […]

Pre-Operative Physical Exams

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When you learn that you need surgery, it can be challenging to prepare yourself mentally for the procedure. But mental preparation isn’t the only thing you’ll need to do to get ready for your surgery. Before your operation, it’s essential to give the surgeon insight you’re your health and possible risks of the procedure.  This […]

Back Pain Treatment: What to Expect

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Back pain can range from minor discomfort to severe or chronic pain that can significantly impact everyday life. At Physicians Immediate Care, we offer a comprehensive approach to treating the causes and symptoms of back pain. Our qualified health care professionals help you work towards the best possible recovery and promote the long-term health of […]

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