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The importance of vaccines for pediatric health

There may be nothing more important than maintaining your child’s health. Pediatric care includes a lot of important medical appointments for your child such as exams and also immunizations. However, sometimes a slew of misinformation can cause parents to delay or outright prevent their children from getting vaccinated. As mentioned in our last blog, vaccinations …

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Vaccinations Basics: What you should know and how they help boost immunity

Vaccinations have been making headlines since measles outbreaks across the country have started to grow. National outbreaks began in Washington state and have gained greater traction across the U.S. However, anti-vaccination messaging and the spread of misinformation on vaccinations has caused leading healthcare experts to quell dangerous anti-vaxxing messages. Per NBC News, Arthur Caplan head …

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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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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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