As a walk-in clinic that offers confidential STD testing in Silver Spring, Fast Track Urgent Care sees a lot of worried patients. If you are concerned that you many have contracted a sexually transmitted disease or sexually transmitted infection, we urge you to come in to one of our two locations and get tested. And we encourage everyone to do
While it’s true that many people want to lose weight before summer—after all, we typically wear fewer clothes in hot weather and for some, that’s an incentive—summertime can be a great time to lose weight. Here’s why.
Do you know how much water you need to drink to stay hydrated in hot weather? It’s easier than you think to become dehydrated in summer if you’re not careful. Read our tips on getting enough water and avoiding dehydration while you’re enjoying summertime activities.
Do you know which over the counter (OTC) pain medication is right for your different aches and pains? Learn about the different types and formulas and be sure you are taking OTC medicines safely.
Heatstroke is the most dangerous form of heat injury. It happens when you’ve spent too long in extreme heat or have overextended yourself physically in the sun. Heatstroke is extremely serious and requires emergency treatment.
Spring should be a time to up the fun factor in your life and get moving! It’s also a time when people clean out clutter and get their homes in shape. Here’s how to stay healthy and safe when you’re doing both!
Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States. It can strike anyone—but there are ways to reduce your risk. Healthy habits can decrease your chances of getting heart disease. The key components are nutrition, physical activity, and weight management. And of course, the big one: quitting smoking. If this seems overwhelming, remember—you can start slow and
Are you prepared for everything old man winter might blow your way this season? Make sure you know how to keep yourself and your family safe from common winter injuries and illness.
Want to get healthy in the New Year? For most people, health issues like losing weight and exercising are at the top of their list of resolutions. Yet, year after year, people fail to keep their resolutions and fall back into the same patterns. At Fast Track Urgent Care, we believe that there are just three resolutions necessary to help
With the year’s biggest “food celebration” holidays quickly approaching, many of us are looking ahead with anticipation and anxiety. We anticipate enjoying our favorite holiday treats and meals, but we’re anxious about gaining weight and compromising our health. We’re looking forward to celebrating with friends and family, but worried about all the opportunities to overindulge. But what if we looked