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Common Winter Injuries – and How to Avoid Them Ice, snow, and other weather hazards are ever-present in many parts of the country during the winter months. Emergency rooms and urgent care practices regularly see patients for winter-related injuries – many of which are preventable. Read on to learn more […]

Winter Injuries


Bronchitis treatment at Brea Urgent Care in Bridgewater, North Easton and Stoughton
Acute bronchitis is a respiratory infection that typically affects the bronchi, which are the two tubes that allow air to travel from your mouth to your lungs. You may experience this condition if you have an upper respiratory tract infection (URI) which causes inflammation and irritation in your airways. This […]

All About Acute Bronchitis




​​thanksgiving foods wallpaper - holiday heartburn
Come November, fall celebrations switch from spooky to festive, and we look ahead to the feasting frenzy of Thanksgiving. And while many of us will indulge in familiar favorites like gravy, stuffing, and cranberry sauce without too much consequence, this heavy holiday fare can wreak havoc on those who suffer […]

Preventing Holiday Heartburn


nasal swab test - what to do negative covid-19 test result
Everyone in your household is coughing, sneezing, aching, and feeling downright under the weather. You automatically assume COVID-19, and head for your swab tests. But to your surprise, the results come back negative–leaving you with more questions than answers. How to navigate a negative COVID-19 test result while suffering symptoms […]

Navigating a Negative COVID-19 Test




heat-related illness - man on sunny soccer field, shielding eyes from sun, drinking water
Amid this summer’s heatwaves and record-breaking temperatures, it’s an important time to know the signs and symptoms of heat-related illness. Extended exposure to sun or heat can lead to everything from dehydration and muscle cramps, to heat exhaustion, heatstroke, and even death. Learn how to identify and treat these conditions, […]

Warning Signs of Heat-Related Illness


sunscreen skin protection - two children playing in water at the beach
While it’s important to wear sunscreen all year long, the sun’s UV rays are strongest during the summer months, making it a critical time to lather up. But, choosing a sunscreen can be tricky. With varying SPFs, water- and sweat-proof claims, and different textures (sprays, creams, sticks), it can be […]

Choosing a Sunscreen



summer fire safety
Sweet summertime! Are you looking forward to lighting up the grill for some easy, delicious meals? Or, maybe you’re heading outdoors and ready for s’mores over a campfire. And 4th of July fireworks are right around the corner as well. While these seasonal pastimes sound even better after a long […]

Summer Fire Safety