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Home Remedies For a Cold

Easy Home Remedies for a Cold So, you’re stuck on your couch with a miserable cold that you can’t seem to shake. How can you find relief? The good news is, many people can overcome their cold symptoms and get back to feeling human again without visiting a doctor. Consider giving some of these easy home remedies a try if

2019 Flu Symptoms

2019 Flu Symptoms: What to Look For Flu symptoms are known to miserable. For many, catching the seasonal influenza virus results in several days or even weeks of illness that keep them sidelined from work, school, and responsibilities at home. Severe and even life-threatening complications may also develop in individuals with compromised immune systems, including young children and adults over

When To Get Stitches

When to Get Stitches for a Cut Cuts and scrapes happen. When they do, odds are, all you need is some rubbing alcohol and a bandage to treat the nasty cut. However, this isn’t always the case – some wounds require stitches and additional care from a medical professional. So, how can you differentiate when it’s time to break out

How to Get Rid of Allergies

How to Get Rid of Allergies Are your allergy symptoms driving you nuts? Join the club. Millions of Americans deal with disruptive allergy symptoms like sneezing, coughing, watery eyes, headache, and fatigue on a daily basis, and getting rid of them is far easier said than done. The professionals at Fast Track Urgent Care in Silver Spring and Kensington, Maryland,

How Is Asthma Diagnosed & Treated?

Call Fast Track Urgent Care in Maryland at 800-417-1164! As a condition that affects more than 25 million Americans, asthma is a disease you should take very seriously. You might have asthma if you have breathing difficulties, coughing fits, chest tightness, and/or shortness of breath. While you may think mild symptoms of asthma are a nuisance, a flare-up could be

5 Ways to Stay Hydrated in the Summer

The summer is finally arriving again, and it’s easy to forget just how important consistent hydration is. The excess heat makes it easy for your body to lose fluids. Proper hydration is essential to a multitude of functions such as joint lubrication, body temperature regulation, digestion, and more. In the following, we investigate a handful of ways to make sure

Is It Necessary to Get a Sports Physical?

Although a sports physical is a standard examination required by every high school athletic program in the country, you are certainly advised to get one even if you participate in post-high school intramural competitive activities. This pre-participation exam is meant to significantly reduce any unfortunate accidents that are tied to preexisting conditions in the athlete. It is not unheard of

3 Ways to Prevent Spring Allergies

Winter has seemingly been a long one this time around, but spring is almost here. Although the cold will soon be gone, now you have to worry about another problem: the allergies that the blossoming flowers and blooming trees often bring. It’s a good thing, then, that there are quite a few ways to prepare in anticipation of the irritation.

4 Reasons STD Tests Are Important

One of the most surprising statistics for people who are unfamiliar with the current climate of STDs is that nearly 50% of sexually active adults will have contracted a sexually transmitted disease by the age of 25. Although this is probably a bit shocking, as you might have surmised, most of these STDs are quite curable. Even the few that aren’t