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What to do During a Heat (Wave) Advisory

June 26, 2019
A Heat Advisory means that a period of hot temperatures is expected. The combination of hot temperatures and high humidity will combine to create a situation in which heat illnesses are possible. First of all stay informed. There are many apps for your phone that can send you notifications about any hazardous weather. Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of fluids even if you do not feel thirsty. Avoid drinks with c...
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How to Stay Hydrated During Summer

May 23, 2019
Did you know that around ¾ of the human body is water? Every day, our bodies lose water naturally through the urine, intestines, skin, and lungs. If sensible losses such as diarrhea, urination, vomiting and sweating consistently exceed fluid intake dehydration may occur. During summer, we must stay well hydrated as we must to counteract warmer temperatures and higher humidity. You do not have to run a Marathon to b...
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Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room

May 18, 2019
Urgent Care centers provide immediate care, screening and diagnostic services. They provide walk-in, extended hour access for acute illness and injury care that is either beyond the scope and/or the accessibility/ availability of the typical primary care practice or clinic. Among the most common conditions treated in urgent care centers are: Earaches and infections Minor cuts, sprains and burns Fever and ...
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