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Month: February 2019

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Public Health Updates to be Aware of: February 2019 Edition

At Instant Urgent Care, we want to keep you in the loop about important public health updates prevalent to Santa Clara county and California as a whole. Healthcare risks, diseases, and illness prevalence can dramatically chance over the span of a month as seasonal illnesses, injuries, and other ailments become more or less apparent in …

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First Aid 101: How to Address and Treat Athletic Injuries

Athletic injuries are extremely frequent at all levels of competition and require immediate medical attention. According to the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), sports and recreation injuries top roughly 8.6 million annually and are increasing as more American choose to exercise for health and wellness reasons. Whether it involves school-sanctioned sports, collegiate-level athletics, or professional …

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Common Urgent Care/Public Health Myths Explained: Part One

People are sharing more health-related information than ever on the internet. Whether it is through social media or another medium, adults are connecting and exchanging all sorts of healthcare updates, news, and stories they have heard. While being a more proactive healthcare consumer is generally good, misinformation can get shared quickly if people don’t fact …

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American Heart Month: How to effectively prevent and manage heart disease

February is American Heart Month: a national awareness campaign where healthcare organizations, advocacy groups, and communities across the country promote awareness about heart disease. In addition, healthcare providers both local and national aim to promote the best types of preventive care and lifestyle changes that enhance a person’s heart health. Currently, the U.S. is in …

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