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 […]


Physical Fitness and Sports

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month People of all ages and body types can benefit from regular physical activity. National Physical Fitness and Sports Month is a great time to spread the word about the benefits of getting active. Here are just a few benefits of physical activity: Children and adolescents – Physical […]


Move It and Lose It

Just 10 Minutes a Day Can Do the Trick! Aerobic exercise — or “cardio,” short for cardiovascular — defines any low-intensity physical activity supported by aerobic metabolism. In plain terms: cardio involves moving your body, repeatedly, for a sustained period of time. Cardio is an important part of being healthy and losing weight. Why? It’s […]


Lift Weight to Lose Weight

You might hear “weightlifting” or “weight training” and think of hulking muscles and professional wrestlers. If you are trying to trim inches and shed pounds, you might also — understandably — think weightlifting has nothing to offer you. This is an unfortunate and widely held misconception we need to correct, pronto. Anyone can utilize weightlifting […]


Benefits of Drinking Water

When starting a weight loss plan, people tend to focus on food: What should I eat? How much of it? And when? While nutrition is, as we know, a hugely important part of losing weight, proper hydration can be just as crucial to your weight loss journey. Why is this? Let’s break it down. Hydration is […]


Heart Disease Awareness

February is American Heart Month To prevent heart disease and increase awareness of its effects, Physicians Immediate Care is proudly participating in American Heart Month. Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women. Every year, 1 in 4 deaths are caused by heart disease. Fortunately, heart disease can often be prevented when people make […]


What to Know About Zika Virus

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While Zika virus remains rare in most areas of the United States, there are some important facts you should know in order to protect yourself and your family. How is Zika spread? Zika virus is spread primarily by mosquitoes that become infected through biting a person that is infected with the virus. Then, that mosquito […]


Debunking Some Common Health Myths

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When it comes to long-held misconceptions about our health, old habits are even harder to shake than a sinus infection. No matter how much we learn, we’d all rather follow grandma’s advice, or do simply what feels right, rather than verify if any of our long-held assumptions are correct. To quote Zackary Berger, M.D., “A […]