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DOT – Your Child’s Physical Exam -What to Expect-

Health Physical Exam

A physical exam, or a physical, is a routine test wherein a healthcare professional inspects, feels, or listens to different parts a person’s body. Other names for a physical include a complete physical exam, a routine physical, and a checkup. The Process of a Pediatric Physical Exam Most physical exams will begin with a preliminary…

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Checking up Your Health with Annual Check-Ups

Checking up ur health

– Checking up soon- Regular health exams and tests can help find problems before they start. They also can help find problems early, when your chances for treatment and cure are better. By getting the right health services, screenings, and treatments, you are taking steps that help your chances for living a longer, healthier life.…

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Healthy Breakfast Tips – Start the day off right!

Healthy Breakfast

Breakfast is considered an important meal because it breaks the overnight fasting period, replenishes your supply of glucose and provides other essential nutrients to keep your energy levels up throughout the day. What is a good breakfast? One that has some protein, some slowly digested carbohydrates, and some fruit or vegetables. Try these 4 tips…

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What Can Urgent Care Do for You?

Urgent care

Urgent care is a category of walk-in clinic focused on the delivery of ambulatory care in a dedicated medical facility outside of a traditional emergency department (emergency room). Urgent care centers primarily treat injuries or illnesses requiring immediate care, but not serious enough to require an emergency department (ED) visit There are times in life…

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X-ray – electromagnetic radiation

X-ray beams pass through your body,

X-rays are part of the electromagnetic spectrum, with wavelengths shorter than visible light. Different applications use different parts of the X-ray spectrum. An X-ray is a quick, painless test that produces images of the structures inside your body — particularly your bones. X-ray beams pass through your body, and they are absorbed in different amounts…

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Headache, when to see a Doctor

Headache

Headache is pain in any region of the head. they may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a vise like quality. A headache may appear as a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation or a dull ache. They…

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Back Pain Symptoms / Causes

Back pain

Back pain is one of the most common reasons people go to the doctor or miss work, and it is a leading cause of disability worldwide. Most people have it at least once. Fortunately, you can take measures to prevent or relieve most back pain episodes. If prevention fails, simple home treatment and proper body…

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Common Cold – When to see a Doctor

common cold

The common cold is a viral infection of your nose and throat (upper respiratory tract). It’s usually harmless, although it might not feel that way. Many types of viruses can cause a common cold. Children younger than 6 are at greatest risk of colds, but healthy adults can also expect to have two or three…

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Flu Symptoms & Complications

First Universal Flu

Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses that infect the nose, throat, and sometimes the lungs. It can cause mild to severe illness, and at times can lead to death. The best way to prevent flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year. Flu Symptoms Flu is different from a cold. As it usually…

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VA Urgent Care Provider

Proudly Caring for Veterans

VA offers an urgent care benefit that provides eligible Veterans with greater choice and access to timely, high-quality care. Urgent care providers treat injuries and illnesses that require immediate attention, but are not life-threatening. The benefit supplements care Veterans may also have access to at a VA medical facility. When using the urgent care benefit,…

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3 Reasons Why Handwashing Should Matter to You

Handwashing

Most of us are familiar with the parental-like voice in the back of our minds that helps guide our decision-making—asking us questions like, “Have you called your grandmother lately?” For many that voice serves as a gentle, yet constant reminder to wash our hands. Handwashing with soap and water is one of the most important…

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Vaccinations – Preventive Medicine

preventive medicine when vaccinated

The flu causes thousands of preventable hospitalizations and deaths each year, early vaccinations could be the key But what about other vaccinations? Do you think of them as something for kids? You aren’t alone. And it’s true, a number of vaccinations are recommended for young children as well as preteens and teenagers. These vaccinations have…

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