Does Urgent Care Take Medical?

Getwell Urgent Care accepts most major medical insurance plans.  When you need same-day medical care, worrying about paying for it shouldn’t stop you from getting the diagnosis and treatment you need now.  Don’t delay your visit to urgent care over the complexities that can come with deciphering medical insurance. Your health is the most important … Continued

When Should You Go to the Doctor for an Ear Infection?

I used to suffer from ear infections perhaps every two months as a kid, and if there’s one thing I don’t want to experience again, it’s an ear infection. Whilst they are numerous remedies to help ease sore throats, colds, and coughs, ear infections are a different matter. Five out of six children will have … Continued

Fishing First Aid: How to Remove a Fishhook

Fishing can be quite a relaxing activity, but as harmless as it may seem, accidents do happen.  While serious accidents are uncommon, fishhooks and the trauma they can cause happen more often than you may think. Although most injuries are minor, mastering the techniques of how to remove a fishhook could save you from a … Continued

7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Health on a Daily Basis

Have you ever felt motivated to adopt a healthier lifestyle but you didn’t know where to begin? If so, you’re not alone. Over 40% of Americans also feel overwhelmed. Do you want to learn some simple ways you can improve your health on a daily basis? Keep reading for seven must-know tips that make healthy living a … Continued

When to Seek Medical Attention for a Burn

Each year there are an estimated 486,000 people that suffer burns where medical treatment is needed. And that’s only the people who actually seek medical treatment. This is not including those who try to treat themselves. Accidents happen all the time, especially for those who like to be in the kitchen a lot. But if … Continued

Summer Spoiler: Common Sport Injuries and How to Prevent Them

In summer, everyone gets excited about extracurricular activities. This is attributed to the competitive nature of people. While it’s great to spend time outdoors as a family, summer sports can lead to sport injuries.   In the US, over 30 million children and teens take part in summer sports. That is basketball, baseball, softball, bicycling, … Continued

5 Crucial Signs of a Broken Bone and What to Do Next

From falling off a bicycle to falling down the stairs, broken bones can be extremely painful and take quite a long time to heal. If you’ve recently done a number on yourself or you’re just generally accident prone, how do you know if you’ve actually broken a bone? Around 6 million people break a bone … Continued

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