Evolution of Urgent Care Centers in US: Factors That Matter!

Gone are the days when people used to wait for a family doctor who cared for a patient’s healthcare needs. In the recent times, US has witnessed the mushrooming of the urgent care centers all around. The growth rate at which the urgent care centers in the US have expanded is stupendous. It would be …

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Most Painful Pregnancy Ailments: Symptoms and Cures

When you’re pregnant, you’re susceptible to a number of diseases and other medical conditions. It’s important to be aware of common pregnancy ailments and to seek medical help as needed. Severe nausea and vomiting Most women experience some degree of nausea while pregnant. If your nausea becomes severe, talk to your doctor. He may be …

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Warning: Crocs Might Harm Your Feet

Crocs were invented in 2002 and were intended to be used as a boating shoe. Their loose fit made them comfortable. They were made of rubber which made them resistant to slipping and also perfect for on the beach or in the water. They were not designed to be worn on a daily basis. Many …

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Good News: Pancreatic Cancer Survival Rates Might Shoot Up

In the early 1980s, there was a common belief amongst physicians that treating pancreatic cancer was a waste of time. However, with improved treatment methods, findings show that cancer survival rates have increased in the past few decades. A new drug regime that combines two drugs can now double the chances of survival for victims …

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8 Effective Tips to Stay Fit and Healthy This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to enjoy your family and experience new things. The following eight tips will help you have fun and stay safe at the same time. Eat Fresh Foods That Are in Season Eating fresh fruits and vegetables that are in season offer the maximum amount of nutrients. If you are fortunate …

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5 Expert Tips to Choose the Best Primary Care Doctor

When choosing a primary care doctor, your decision is based on a number of factors. Your comfort and peace of mind are extremely important and you want to be able to trust the doctor you choose to handle your health concerns. Use these expert tips to choose the best primary care doctor: Area of Expertise …

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Chronic Pain Management: What You Need to Know

People who suffer from chronic pain can experience a dramatically reduced quality of life if the pain is not properly managed. For example pain can be caused by a bad mattress, to resolve this issue, read review of the best mattresses for lower back pain. It is important to address the cause of the pain whenever possible, and thus is essential to look out for symptoms.

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Everything You Need to Know About Plantar Fascitis

Plantar fascitis can be extremely painful and, in some cases, immediate medical care may be needed. Participating in certain types of activities can increase your risk of the injury. Improper biomechanics High arches, fallen arches or abnormal walking patterns can cause plantar fascitis. Practice proper biomechanics and use orthotics to help restore a more normal …

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Scientists Apply Genetics to Shut Down HIV Replication Permanently

What do Jurassic Park, a high school student named Feng Zhang and a step forward in the fight against AIDS have in common? They all helped lead to the creation of the CRISPR/Cas9 gene editing method. Related Post: HIV/AIDS-Related Opportunistic Illnesses: An Outlook The beginning Feng Zhang is the youngest member of the main faculty members …

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Tips for Deciding Between Urgent Medical Care and the ER

At some point, many people experience a sudden injury without a warning. For example, you may feel a sharp pain one night while you are sleeping, or you may injure yourself carrying groceries up some stairs. Oftentimes, these situations call for immediate medical care. However, there may be uncertainty about how to proceed, especially if …

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