Do You Have the Flu, a Cold or Fall Allergies?

Do You Have the Flu, a Cold or Fall Allergies?

So you’re feeling run down. Maybe a bit sniffly and starting to cough. Flu season usually starts in October, so should you run to urgent care to get some Tamiflu before it gets too bad? Or is it that cold everyone was getting a couple weeks ago? Could just be fall...
Flu vs. Stomach Flu: What’s the Difference?

Flu vs. Stomach Flu: What’s the Difference?

People commonly use one word–“flu”—to describe two completely different medical conditions.  “Flu” is actually influenza while “stomach flu” can refer to a number of different viruses causing similar symptoms. The two illnesses are distinctly different, as is...
Spring Break Fun, Sun, Ski and Urgent Care

Spring Break Fun, Sun, Ski and Urgent Care

It’s Spring Break for many schools and with it comes a host of possible illnesses and injuries. Most people are aware of the damage the sun can do to the skin and remember to wear sunscreen, but there are other problems you can’t prepare for. Some common examples are...