3 Important Services Provided by Urgent Care Centers

Finding a primary care physician

Say that you get sick after your doctor’s office is closed, but you know you don’t really need to go to the emergency room. What do you do? Do you suffer through until you can get a doctor’s appointment? Unfortunately, many people do just that, or endure long wait lines (and incur high medical bills) in the ER for comparatively simple treatments. But the better option in these cases is finding urgent care facilities. You can usually be seen at urgent care 24 hours a day, with minimal wait times and lower bills. Here’s some of what urgent care centers can (and can’t) provide:

  1. Moderate Injury Care

    Urgent care can put in stitches for moderate cuts and wounds. A good way to tell whether a cut is serious enough to send you to the ER is to assess the amount of ble

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The Top Three Things You Should Know about Healthy Fitness

Soul mate workout plan

Lots of people discuss a fitness plan for weight loss at some point or another, but do not stick with it, and some simply do not value fitness that much as a whole. More than just general doctrine, though, there are three very concrete reasons why you should find time in your schedule for fitness. Here are three things that might convince you to renew your gym membership:

1. Longevity

Many people hold that youthful fantasy that they will live forever, even if they do not acknowledge it, but the fact of the matter is that everyone will die. Some people, however, will die sooner than others, even baring fatal accidents. A 2012 study found that a healthy diet and exercise regimen can extend a person’s life by as much as five or six years depending on the person’s gender. That is a very concrete benefit

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Optimizing Cancer Treatment

Alternative lung cancer treatments

There is an interesting paradox taking place now in American life. Due to exponential technological progress within the medical field, and complementary health centers, i.e. alternative cancer clinics, people are being diagnosed earlier for both chronic and acute illnesses, offered access to aggressive western medical interventions, and are more likely to survive diseases that would have been death sentences just 10 years ago.

Right now, a myriad of illnesses and long misdiagnosed autoimmune syndromes are being identified and treated with more expediency. Moreover, life expectancy, according to IMF’s April, 2012 Globancial Stability Report, continues to increase at a steady rate. This seems like good news. However, the actual quality of life experienced by many in the U.S. has decreased ove

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