Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease on the Rise

Hand-Foot-and-Mouth Disease on the Rise This summer has seen a significant increase in hand-foot-and-mouth disease cases in several U.S. states. True to its name, the mild but highly contagious illness is characterized by a rash and sores in the mouth and on the hands and feet, and is often accompanied by a fever. The illness […]

Рrісklу Неаt Rаsh

Рrісklу hеаt, аlsо knоwn аs mіlіаrіа оr hеаt rаsh, іs а skіn соndіtіоn thаt оссurs іn hоt аnd humіd wеаthеr соndіtіоns whеn smаll раrtісlеs оf swеаt blосk thе swеаt glаnds саusіng а rаsh tо арреаr оn а fеw bоdіlу аrеаs. Іt саn аffесt реорlе оf аnу аgе, but іnfаnts аnd сhіldrеn аrе еsресіаllу susсерtіblе tо […]

Poison Ivy

Poison ivy is a plant that’s found on four different continents on our planet, and it’s the only cause of poison ivy rash. The poison ivy plant has a sap that contains an oil known as urushiol which is the primary irritant causing the allergic rash and reactions. Touching or brushing against the plant or […]

Spotting a UTI in Children

Spotting a UTI in Children A urinary tract infection is fairly simple to spot when you’re an adult; the symptoms tend to be painful, such as a burning sensation during urination and pressure in the abdomen or groin. Similarly, it’s easy to communicate those symptoms to your healthcare provider. Identifying a urinary tract infection — […]

5 Top Questions about Sunburn

Summer is drawing to an end, so you’ll probably find yourself trying to soak up every last bit of sunshine while you can. A few hours in the sun can be great for your health: it can have a positive impact on your exercise habits, vitamin D levels, and improve your overall mood. But sun […]

Hepatitis

July 28th is World Hepatitis Day, and Physicians Immediate Care wants to do our part to provide some facts on Hepatitis and why it’s important to educate you and your loved ones. What Is Hepatitis? “Hepatitis” refers to an inflammation of the liver, typically caused by a virus.  The group of viral infections affects the […]

Getting and Staying Healthy This Summer

We all know that nutrition is a hugely important part of losing weight. What we ingest – and how much – significantly affects whether we gain, lose, or maintain our weight. We also know that the typical American diet is high in saturated fat, sodium, and sugar, and low in fruits, vegetables, whole grains, calcium, […]

Who Said Turkey Burgers Had to Be Bland and Boring?

Turkey Burger

Who Said Turkey Burgers Had to Be Bland and Boring? Alternatives to traditional ground beef hamburgers are nothing new. The only “new” thing on the burger front is that a ground turkey does not mean boring! Wait… what? You read right! No more bland and boring turkey burgers! All kidding aside, here’s how I make […]

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