January 07, 2013
VIDEO BLOG - Flu Season hits Arizona! Local news channels KSAZ and KNXV interview NextCare Urgent Providers to provide tips and tricks to beat the flu this winter.
November 13, 2012
INFOGRAPHIC - So how sanitary and clean is your Thanksgiving table? Probably not as clean and you’d like it to be. Don’t let food borne illness ruin your Thanksgiving. Check Out our Infographic and discover all the ways that you’re in danger at the dinner table.
November 06, 2012
Despite its name, heartburn has nothing to do with the heart (although some of the symptoms are similar to a heart attack). Heartburn is an irritation of the esophagus caused by acid that refluxes (comes up) from the stomach. Heartburn is also a symptom of more serious gastroesophageal reflux disease, or GERD.
October 17, 2012
ARTICLE - Halloween is just around the corner and it’s time to start thinking about taking the kiddos out for yearly trick-o-treating. Here are some tricks and tips to keep the family safe this Halloween.
October 01, 2012
ARTICLE - It’s finally fall! And with it comes great weather, delicious food, and fun holidays. Unfortunately, it also brings about seasonal allergy flare-ups, colds, and the Flu. And when we do, one side effect that is often ignored is the dreaded sinus infection.
September 24, 2012
INFOGRAPHIC - The average American child has 6 to 10 colds per year. Stop the spread of Germs by teaching these ABC-123 tips to your family and friends.
August 20, 2012
INFOGRAPHIC - Having a case of the Mondays? Are you tired? Sleepy? You may not be doing enough to prepare yourself the night before. Check out this infographic to learn more about healthy habits that will lead to a better night’s sleep.
July 26, 2012
INFOGRAPHIC - The 2012 Summer Olympics from London start today. Do your children have what it takes to be a top-notch athlete? Here are some tips to get them prepped for their future Olympic endeavors.
July 24, 2012
ARTICLE - The summer sun can feel great after a long winter and rainy spring but proper sun safety is important in order to prevent heat exhaustion and dehydration.
July 06, 2012
VIDEO BLOG - Fitness expert Jillian Michaels offers tips and suggestions to get your kids outdoors during the Summer. Beat those Summertime blues and play your way to improved health.
July 06, 2012
INFOGRAPHIC - The Dog Days of Summer are here. It’s time to get outside and enjoy the sun. Here are 4 tips to stay safe outside in the heat.
March 08, 2012
In addition to signaling the onset of a springtime cold, sneezing can also be an allergic reaction to something in the air. If your cold-like symptoms linger with a runny nose and sneezing, you could be suffering from seasonal allergies.
March 02, 2012
It can be a mild nuisance such as a tickle in your throat or something more serious like a wet cough that makes it painful to breathe properly.
February 22, 2012
There are at least 150 different types of headaches. Some of the most common classifications are migraine, tension-type, and cluster headaches.
February 16, 2012
Diabetes is a disorder of the metabolism and affects the body’s sugar-regulating abilities. Most of what we eat is broken down into glucose and is a form of sugar in the blood that gives us energy.
February 08, 2012
A recent Norovirus outbreak on a luxury cruise liner between passenger and staff has brought awareness to the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis in the United States.
February 03, 2012
As the winter months continue to bring unseasonably warm weather, there are still seasonal ailments brought on by the winter months.
January 25, 2012
The traditional flu (influenza) season affects most regions from coast to coast, but there are other seasonal ailments that vary depending on your locale.
January 19, 2012
As mentioned in past health blogs, the best possible source of the nutrients your body needs comes from the food you eat. How do you know what to eat to get enough of these important nutrients?
January 10, 2012
To clear up some misconceptions about the differences between stomach flu and food poisoning, it’s important to distinguish that the stomach flu is not the actual influenza virus.
December 29, 2011
With the New Year of 2012 just around the corner, the anticipation of what will be your New Year’s resolution can be the most unnerving proclamation.
December 23, 2011
It’s important to know all the facts this flu season and be prepared on what to expect this flu season. We’ve answered all the Who, What, and How’s regarding the flu 2011-2012 flu season.
December 20, 2011
Tis the season for holiday cheer with family and friends, so as you go over the river and through the woods, make sure you stay healthy during your holiday travel with these tips.
December 08, 2011
Statistics show that 1 in 4 adults have high blood pressure, and a third of those affected aren’t even aware. With no outward symptoms, this condition is sometimes called, the silent killer. The only way to know if you have high blood pressure is to get your blood pressure checked.
November 29, 2011
Do you feed a cold and starve a fever? Did the cold weather contribute to my sniffles and sneezes? There are a lot of miss-conceptions about what causes the flu and what you can do for at home care and treatment. Below are just a few flu myths debunked.
October 03, 2011
Maybe you’ve been playing a lot of tennis recently and think you have tennis elbow. Or you’re a golfer with an aching shoulder. A runner with sore knees. Or you sprain an ankle driving the lane. Do you go to a doctor, or tough it out?
September 15, 2011
Emergency rooms are not always the fastest choice for your medical care needs – and certainly not the most cost-effective. An urgent care center provides many of the same services to patients who need immediate medical attention while keeping the emergency room free to handle more serious situations.
September 08, 2011
The cold Colorado winter brings with it the battle against dry, cracked lips. The skin of the lips is some of the thinnest of the body, and lips have the fewest number of oil glands to help keep them moisturized. When you’re outdoors this winter, you can take steps to prevent dealing with the irritability and discomfort of dried lips.
September 06, 2011
With the Colorado winter comes the joy of skiing, children playing in the snow and other winter outdoor activities. But how can you dress to stay warm without over-bundling? NextCare has some tips on how to appropriately dress for the winter months and what you need to know to avoid the dangers of cold weather.
September 01, 2011
For those who don’t typically suffer from allergies, it may be difficult to determine whether the symptoms you’re feeling are seasonal allergies or are in fact signs of the flu. To better understand the differences, it’s important to know how the two are caused.
August 30, 2011
It’s that time of year again. As the 2011 flu season approaches, it’s important that everyone, young and old, understands the common symptoms of the flu, and when to seek treatment.