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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


hands against white background arthritis flares
Does your arthritis seem more noticeable in the summer? Do pain, swelling and stiffness make it difficult to move? Seasonal factors such as humidity, dehydration, and changes in barometric pressure can contribute to joint pain and intensify arthritis symptoms.While there’s nothing you can do about the weather, there are steps […]

Managing Arthritis Flares



spring tree blooms, allergy triggers
As the weather warms and the days lengthen, many are eager to get outdoors and enjoy the sun and spring blooms. However, if you’re one of more than 60 million Americans who suffer from seasonal allergies, you may feel less excited. Pollen and allergy triggers are everywhere. Seasonal allergies can […]

All About Allergy Triggers