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What Constitutes a Trip to an Urgent Care Facility?

Urgent care centers exist to assist patients with injuries or illnesses that don’t appear to be life threatening, but can’t wait until the next day or to be seen by the primary care doctor. Here are three important questions that … Continue reading

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An Urgent Care Facility Can Be a Good Alternative to Visiting the Emergency Room

If you have a non-life threatening illness or injury, an urgent care center can give you prompt access to care without an emergency room trip.

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3 Signs You May Be Having a Heart Attack

Heart disease is a serious issue for many Americans today, but many others may not realize what they should be looking for in order to seek early medical care before a heart attack. Knowing the warning signs may be able … Continue reading

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Congress Considers Easing Barriers to Urgent Care for TRICARE

In June, the U.S. Senate passed legislation authorizing funding for the Department of Defense for 2016. Included in that bill is a provision that would… read more

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Pre-Employment Drug Testing Benefits

Employers have the right to screen potential employees for drugs. To screen for illegal substances, the testing involves the analysis of saliva, urine, hair or blood. Here are three significant benefits for such testing: 1. Expert Insight Experts agree that … Continue reading

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Keeping the Workplace Healthy

Spending 40 hours a week or more at work can be mentally and physically draining. Experts say that there are many things that people can do to stay healthy at work. Here are some ideas: 1. Take a Walk Outside … Continue reading

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Interpretation of DNR Orders Lacks Consensus Among Prehospital Providers

The authors conducted an electronic survey of all EMS providers in Pennsylvania in an attempt to determine how the Physician Order of Life Sustaining Treatment (POLST) document is interpreted… read more

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