How to Get Rid of Pink Eye
Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is typically harmless even though it is highly contagious. As long as the infection is treated promptly and correctly, it should not lead to any permanent problems. Here are some of the symptoms of the condition as well as treatment options.
Prevent Urinary Tract Infection
A urinary tract infection – or UTI – is any infection that affects some part of the urinary tract. The urinary tract meanwhile is the path that your urine takes through the body, and includes the kidneys, the ureters, the bladder, and the urethra. Therefore, the symptoms of a UTI can vary quite significantly depending on which part of the tract has been affected.
Mononucleosis Diagnosis and Treatment
What is mono (mononucleosis)?
Mono, short for mononucleosis, is an infectious disease most commonly caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). It is frequently spread through saliva, which is why it’s often called the “kissing disease.” However, kissing isn’t the only way you can catch the virus. It can be spread by sharing food, drink or utensils, through coughing or sneezing, from the spread of mucus from the nose or throat, through contact with blood or semen, or sometimes even through tears.
Workers’ Compensation Claims
When an employee is injured on the job, it’s challenging not only for that worker, but for everyone involved. The employer will need to file the workers’ compensation claim, plus manage everything related to the injury and accident. It can be difficult, costly and time-consuming.
Flu Season & RSV is Ramping Up
The winter season has come, which means seasonal illnesses like influenza & RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) have also appeared, sabotaging the joy of winter.
Winter Sports Injuries
Do you want to avoid a possible winter sports injury this year? With winter here, your concern is understandable. If you are the sort of person who doesn’t let cold weather stop you from staying active, the last thing you want is an injury that could put you on the sidelines. Here are some common winter sports injuries to watch out for in the upcoming months.
When to be Urgent about the Flu?
Influenza is often called “the flu” and is a virus that can affect millions of people each year. Recent news has reported multiple flu-related deaths. The medical staff at our Omaha or Bellevue Urgent Care Network locations recommend individuals always take influenza symptoms seriously and consult a medical provider. So when to be URGENT about the flu?
Flu Shot 2018: What You Need To Know
As we move into the fall and winter months, flu season is right around the corner. It’s time to get your yearly flu shot! Here’s what you need to know…
STD Signs, Symptoms & Testing
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), cases of chlamydia are up 2.8% since 2013, and other common Sexually Transmitted Diseases like gonorrhea and syphilis are also on the increase. If you are sexually active, this should be a serious concern – and you should keep an eye on your health, especially if you have been experiencing any symptoms that give you reason for concern.
Health Tips For College Freshmen
Each year, thousands of students across the U.S. leave home and move into college dormitories or apartments. For many of these students the adjustment to this independence and being away from home for the first time can bring some challenges. For many college freshmen, moving away to school may mean taking responsibility for their own health and wellness for the first time.