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2014-03-31 23:31:58

Flu season is still in full swing, and Riverdale Urgent Care knows how to help patients with it. Bronx, NY (PRWEB) March 31, 2014 Spring may be here, but that doesn’t mean flu season is over. Riverdale Urgent Care is providing tips on how to treat and prevent the flu and strep throat. These highly contagious ailments, which can be passed through something as simple as a cough or a sneeze, can leave people feeling miserable for many days. That’s why Riverdale Urgent Care is prepared to...

2014-01-13 23:24:28

FastCare, emergency medical clinic in Miami, announces around-the-clock care for seasonal illnesses. Miami, FL (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 Known as the primary facility in handling non-life-threatening injuries, FastCare Miami urgent care center recently announced their offices are welcoming patients suffering from seasonal viruses and allergic reactions. Viruses and severe allergic reactions do not always happen during prime time hours when local medical facilities are open. After hour...

2013-12-10 23:30:21

FastCare, a South Florida urgent care provider, announced today that its state-of-the-art facilities will provide new and improved care for streptococcus and similar diseases. (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Strep throat is a short-term, bacterial infectious disease common in people between 5 and 40 and many people get it often. While typically it is not life-threatening (unless another condition is suppressing an individual’s immune system), the disease can be painful and take a child out of...

2013-11-06 23:27:43

There is a new writing on the website Vkool.com that introduces 14 natural remedies for sore throat. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The article on the site Vkool.com is divided into 2 main parts. Within the article, people will learn 14 natural remedies for sore throat that are proven to work. In the first part, the writer gives people 7 natural tips to relieve sore throat. Initially, the writer indicates that people should suck on garlic because the allicin in garlic will help...

2013-11-05 11:42:01

A new risk measure called a "home score" could save a patient with symptoms of strep throat a trip to the doctor, according to a new paper in the Annals of Internal Medicine, conducted by Andrew Fine, MD, MPH, and Kenneth Mandl, MD, MPH, of Boston Children's Hospital. The score combines patients' symptoms and demographic information with data on local strep throat activity to estimate their strep risk, empowering them to seek care appropriately. The home score represents the first health...

Does Strep Throat Mean You Have To Throw Your Toothbrush Away?
2013-05-05 07:01:22

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online You might not need to throw out your tooth brush after recovering from a sore throat after all, according to a new study presented Saturday at the annual meeting of the Pediatric Academic Societies (PAS) in Washington DC. While some health care professionals tell patients — especially children — to replace their toothbrushes after suffering from a cold, the flu, or a case of strep throat, researchers from the...

2013-02-06 23:04:46

A combination of OTC remedies can bring comfort in the air. Middletown, NY (PRWEB) February 06, 2013 The air tickets were booked months when the thought of escaping the winter snow was most appealing. Then with just days to go until take-off, a nasty winter cold has taken hold. While cancelling the trip is not an option — the plane tickets and hotel package are non-refundable — there are simple steps to take to make flying as comfortable as possible, says Virginia Feldman, MD,...

Antibiotics Ineffective At Treating Common Cold Coughs
2012-10-23 09:21:08

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Parents who see their children suffering from a cough will alert the doctor and request that their child receives medication. However, a new study presented at the annual meet of the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) found that antibiotics are not strong enough to treat coughs as a result of the common cold found in children. The meeting, titled CHEST 2012, showcased how antibiotics alone do not work effectively in...


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