The Major Difference Between a Cold and the Flu

As the days get colder, so do your chances of catching a cold or flu. In fact, 5 to 20% of the U.S. population will get a cold this year. But the flu is no small thing. In the US each year, over 200,000 people are hospitalized due to the flu. More than 36,000 people die … Continued

Beginning Symptoms of a UTI You Shouldn’t Ignore

One of every five women will have at least one urinary tract infection in their lifetime. And every year, urinary tract infections lead to 10 million doctor visits. Taking care of a urinary tract infection right away will minimize discomfort and make treatment easier. Here are some of the beginning symptoms of a UTI that … Continued

How to Heal a Sprained Ankle and Get Rid of Pain

You’ve sprained your ankle? Ouch! You’re probably looking for some tips and tricks to help heal your ankle properly. In this article, we’ll go over how to treat a sprained ankle and when it’s time to visit an urgent care center. There are a few things you can do at home to help your ankle … Continued

When to Get Help for a Glass Splinter

Glass splinters are painful and difficult to remove because they are transparent. Splinters might seem like a minor discomfort but if not treated carefully, you can risk infection. In this article, we are going to discuss what to do if you get a glass splinter embedded in your skin and when it is time to … Continued

5 Summer Safety Tips That’ll Allow You To Have Fun in the Sun

Summer is here and with it comes water sports, outdoor activities, late night barbecues and more! Unfortunately, in addition to all of that fun, Summer can also bring soaring temperatures. In South Haven, Mississippi, those temperatures can get up to around 100 degrees. Heat like that can mean additional health risks you’re not normally susceptible … Continued

Nausea, Headache, and Vomiting? When to Seek Medical Help

It’s a fine line between suffering through illness and deciding to seek out medical attention. There are few things less satisfying than suffering through a waiting room only to be sent home for fluids and proper rest. Other times, it doesn’t matter what interventions you make, the flu just won’t break, or a headache won’t … Continued

When to Go to Getwell Urgent Care

When you’re sick or find yourself suffering from an injury, it can be hard to figure out what’s the right step to take next. The emergency room is expensive and it can take several hours before you’re even able to be seen. There are situations during which your primary care physician may not be available, … Continued

Your Guide To Understanding Healthy Blood Sugar Levels

29.1 million Americans have diabetes, and another 8.1 million may be undiagnosed and unaware of their condition. If you have diabetes, you are certainly not alone, and learning how to monitor your blood sugar levels can help you live a healthy and fulfilling life. Let’s get into what you need to know. When to Check … Continued