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Archive for November, 2015

Three Little-Known Advantages to Choosing Urgent Care Over the Emergency Room

Shoreline urgent care

If you need medical care fast, an urgent care facility may be your best option. You’ve heard that urgent care centers are an alternative to the emergency room, but there are several little-known advantages to choosing urgent care over the ER. It is best to asses the severity of your injury before you choose urgent care over the ER, but do your research. An urgent care facility can handle your injury or illness quickly and efficiently with little to no wait time. Did you know that urgent care facilities are equipped to treat many of the non-life threatening injuries and ailments that emergency rooms handle? If you are considering an urgent care facility, here are three benefits to choosing urgent care over your primary care physician or the emergency room.

  1. Open Late/Exended Hours.

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Health Insurance What You Should Expect From An Employer

Benefits administration system

As you enter the workforce as a small business employee, it?s important for you to know what exactly you should expect to receive in terms of benefits. Once hired, you?ll likely receive a rather confusing informational packet detailing what you do and don?t receive; but you?ll only begin to understand what to expect after a good talk with a human resources representative. An HR rep ensures that employee benefits are properly managed and disbursed, but it?s still up to you to decide whether or not the benefits you?re being given are fair. For many, full time o part time employee benefits make or break whether or not they take a job.

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3 Fitness Tips to Live By

Fitness plan

Our health and fitness is incredibly important to our overall wellbeing, and yet only 20% of people now meet the CDC’s guidelines for aerobic and muscle-strengthening activity. Studies, like one done in 2012 by the British Medical Journal, have shown us that exercising regularly and eating right help women live five years longer and help men live six years longer. This has spurred more people on to fix their bad habits and get healthy, but many don’t know how to go about it the right way. Check out our top three tips to getting on track and staying on track with your health!

Small Steps

If you’ve never been very active and you haven’t really paid attention to what you’re eating, it may be difficult to jump right into something like a piyo nutrition plan and a Read more ...

Do You Suffer from Chronic Neck and Back Pain?

Spine surgery technology

Lives can change in an instant. What starts out as a typically normal day can take a quick turn for the worst and create a completely new life with completely new challenges. Whether you have been in a car accident, a workplace accident, or a sporting accident, an injury that requires you to look for spinal rehabilitation specialists can take a lot of time, energy and money to resolve.
Neck pain is a life changer. To go from a pain free life, to constant neck pain can completely change your days and your nights. A recent market research report indicates that more than 1.5 billion people worldwide suffer from chronic pain. More than 26 million Americans between the ages of 20-64 experience frequent back pain.

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More than a Muscle, How Your Local Heart Center Could Save Your Life

Symptoms of a stroke

If you were asked to draw a picture of what someone struggling with heart issues would look like, chances are certain characteristics come to mind first: overweight, elderly, smoker, unhealthy. While you may pigeonhole the type of person struck with these issues, your heart does not. Anyone and everyone can fall victim to heart problems. The numbers surrounding this are incredibly incriminating:

  1. Someone suffers from a heart attack every 43 seconds in the United States alone.
  2. There are currently over 40 million women living with some form of cardiovascular disease.
  3. More than 730,000 Americans suffer from heart attacks each year.

These statistics, while frightening, paint a picture of how serious heart health issues

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