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When to See a Doctor For a Cut

Accidents Happen

Everyone has had a cut at some point in their life. They can vary in severity, whether it be a papercut or a deep cut from a cooking accident. Though you may have been taught that all a cut needs to heal is a band-aid and some neosporin, that is not always the case. In many situations, getting your cut treated by a doctor is the best option to ensure that it heals quickly and correctly.  What ...

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June is Men's Health Month

Men Need To Stay Healthy Too

The month of June is dedicated to bringing awareness to the health issues that men are commonly affected by. The observance of Men’s Health Month started in 1992 by the Men’s Health Network. They wanted to educate both men and women about diseases and problems that affect men at higher rates than women. There are many ways to support Men’s Health Month and the mission of the Men’s Health Networ...

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Vaccinations for Travel - What You Need To Know Before Your Next Trip

Travel Vaccines

With summer right around the corner, you are probably thinking about taking a vacation to catch up on your relaxation, or maybe just a change of scenery, whatever the case, you will be asking yourself questions like, “Do you have to be vaccinated to fly?” The easy answer is yes, or it’s highly recommended. Vaccines are necessary to protect travelers going around the U.S. as well as outside of t...

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Top 8 Symptoms of Salmonella

How to Tell if You Have Salmonella and What to Do

Salmonellosis, better known as salmonella, is a common bacterial disease that is sure to have come up in at least one conversation during your upbringing. It is a bacteria that typically lives in animal and human intestines and is shed through…. Let’s just say you get rid of this bacteria by going to the bathroom. Few lucky people have no symptoms when they have a salmonella infection, but for ...

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Urgent Care Awareness Month 2022

Support Your Local Urgent Care

May is national Urgent Care Awareness Month, a celebration and acknowledgment of the fast growing industry and the people who work there. Urgent Cares across the country are the ideal choice for people who can’t afford to go to the ER or hospital, and honestly they are lifesavers for reducing the amount of patients in hospitals and ERs. HealthCARE Express is here to educate you about why urgent...

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National Nurses Week 2022: Rooted in Strength

Nurses Are The Reason To Celebrate

For years, nurses have had many duties besides caring for patients and communicating with doctors that have just been hidden from the public eye. Since the beginning of the pandemic, the need for nurses has been an increasing one. Not only that, but their roles have changed over the course of COVID-19 where they are expected to take on more and more responsibilities, making healthcare the bigge...

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What Happens During a Sports Physical

Sport Physicals 101

We have all experienced a yearly check-up, aka yearly physical, where the doctor checks your weight, height, funny bone, etc. Ok, maybe not your funny bone–on purpose, but they do check all the necessities of ensuring you’re healthy. So, what’s the point of getting a sports physical if you’ve already done your yearly examination? Well, for one, most schools won’t let a student participate in a ...

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Stress Awareness Month - How To Handle Stress

Stop Stressing About Stress

April has been stress awareness month since 1992, created by the International Stress Management Association that was founded 20 years prior.  There have been numerous studies about what causes stress, the effects of it, stress related to a certain generation, and more. A study back in 2016 showed that 72% of adults feel the most stressed about money, 49% of adults experience a major stressful...

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X-Rays And Why You May Need One

X Marks the Spot for X-Rays

Whether you remember it or not, chances are you have had an x-ray at least once in your life either during a doctor’s visit, or while you’re at the dentist. X-rays are one of the most common ways to diagnose if your kid has swallowed a penny or not, among other things that this tool is used for— “tools” meaning x-rays, not pennies. Here at HealthCARE Express, we’ll be the first to admit that so...

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How to Talk to An Emergency Dispatcher

April: National 911 Education Month

Are you educated on what to do in an emergency? Do you know who to call and what to say? If you don’t, then not to worry because HealthCARE Express has all the answers you need to prevent yourself from standing at the phone booth asking yourself, “What’s the number for 9-1-1?”. When Should You Call 911 vs Going to HealthCARE Express Urgent Care? 911 is the nationwide phone number for emergenc...

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