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  • Chest discomfort is one of the most worrisome reasons why persons seek care from a physician. It can affect people of all ages and can stem from many

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  • As I write this blog on heat-related emergencies, the nation is experiencing one of the hottest summers in recent history. The elevated temperatures a

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  • Half of women will experience at least one urinary tract infection (UTI) and may be at increased odds for this uncomfortable experience reoccurring. S

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  • From a sports-related incidence to stumbling on uneven ground, a twisted, sprained or broken ankle happens quickly and causes plenty of pain. Most ank

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  • Sore throats are a popular reason for patients being seen at urgent care. Often they’re not serious, but simply uncomfortable. Allergies or germ infec

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  • As warmer weather approaches, we become more physically active, especially outdoors. It's also a time that emergency departments and urgent care cente

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  • February is American Heart Month, and much of this month will be spent talking of heart wellness and prevention of heart disease. Heart attacks remain

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  • Also referred to as ‘the super bug,’ MRSA stands for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. It is a type of bacteria that is more difficult to t

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  • Have you ever looked at the cold and flu section at your local pharmacy? It may be only one or two aisles, but the variety of preparations, liquids, p

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  • A sinus infection (sinusitis) occurs when viruses or bacteria infect or inflame the sinuses (often during a cold). Our body’s response causes the sinu

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  • In our last blog, we defined and described signs, symptoms and initial evaluation of concussions. This month, we’ll talk about treatment, activity res

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  • If you live in or around West Michigan, shoveling snow in the winter is inevitable. While it is a great form of physical activity, for some people it

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  • Michigan winters are beautiful, but can also pose danger—especially for older individuals or those at higher risk for cardiovascular disease . The com

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  • Living along the lakeshore brings a myriad of benefits – spectacular sunsets, boating, fishing, naps on the beach and cooling off in the lake on a hot

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  • Do you get a ‘cold’ at the same time every year? Does it come on suddenly, especially when seasons change and last for weeks? It may be difficult to k

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  • Accumulating snow may be ideal for snowboarders and skiers, but when it comes to keeping driveways clear of the heavy white stuff, certain people shou

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  • You wake up and feel it: congestion, headache, runny nose and cough. You have a cold − also known as upper respiratory infection (URI). It’s not easy

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  • Walking pneumonia, (also referred to as atypical pneumonia) results from an infection in the lungs with signs and symptoms that often resemble other r

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  • The term “pink eye” refers to ocular redness caused by inflammation to the eye or its surrounding tissues, such as the eyelids and the membrane lining

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  • There are a variety of injuries that can occur to our skin and other soft tissues, like the mouth and tongue, which may require professional care. The

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  • Whenever an unexpected illness or injury occurs, a decision is required: where to receive a medical evaluation and treatment? Many times your private

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  • As the months turn colder and winter approaches, it’s time to think about the upcoming influenza season. Just like you prepare your home for the worst

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  • Headaches are one of the most common reasons patients go to see their physician or seek help at an urgent care or emergency department. There are nume

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  • Yes folks, it’s that time again! Halloween, Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year are just around the corner. But that also means that the dreaded

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  • The most common reason people seek medical care isn’t diabetes, cancer or even heart disease. According to the National Institutes of Health, it’s pai

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