Bronchitis is an inflammation of the airways in the lungs. It is a nagging illness that affects an estimated 8.7 million adults in the U.S. yearly. As we breathe, air flows through the main tubes in the lungs, known as bronchi, into even smaller tubes known as bronchioles. Any time these tubes become inflamed, …Read more >>
The symptoms of allergies and a sinus infection are quite similar, leaving many to wonder which they’re suffering from. How long the symptoms last is a big differentiator between the two, but there are also a few other ways to determine the source behind your symptoms. Below are a few ways to tell if …Read more >>
It’s not uncommon for your doctor to recommend you get blood work done from time to time. However, most people aren’t clear on what blood work actually entails. The blood work your doctor orders will likely depend on several factors, including your age, medical history, family history and lifestyle. Below is information on how …Read more >>
As summer comes to an end, it’s important to begin preparing your child for the return of school. Getting your child back into a routine is key for a successful start to the upcoming year. Below are a few things you can to ensure the transition from summer to school is easy for your …Read more >>
If you have a cut, the first step is to treat the wound, then the second step is to determine whether or not the cut requires stitches. The longer the wound stays open, the higher the risk of infection, so it’s important to make a decision quickly. If a wound needs to be closed …Read more >>
With August upon us, the temperatures can seem unbearable. While high temperatures can be uncomfortable, they can also be dangerous. High temperatures can cause a number of heat-related illnesses, including heat cramps, heat exhaustion and heat stroke. If you’re concerned about high temperatures, there are a few ways you can stay cool this summer.
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During the summer, it’s common to spend more time outdoors, whether it’s on a patio, at a ballpark or on a hike. However, in spending more time outdoors, you put yourself at risk for bug bites and stings. Add to that the fact that warm weather brings out more bugs and you’re bound to …Read more >>
There’s a good chance you’ve been told to wear sunscreen since you were a child. Sunscreen is essential in helping to protect your skin from the sun’s harmful ultraviolet rays, which in turn keeps your skin healthy and cancer free. However, there are many things about sunscreen that most people don’t know. Continue reading …Read more >>
Nothing says summer quite like an outdoor BBQ. However, if you’re trying to eat healthy, this can seem like a sure-fire way to ruin your diet. While most BBQs consist of fat-, salt- and sugar-laden foods, there are healthy alternatives that can keep your diet on track.
When you’re planning your menu, be …
CareNow continues to be one of the most popular urgent care centers in Texas, adding more and more locations throughout the state. As a great alternative to primary care clinics, CareNow offers everything from urgent care to back-to-school physicals to travel vaccinations. And now, with nearly 30 locations in North Texas, there is always a …Read more >>