What to do if you get the flu Now that school is back in session and the weather is getting cooler it is likely that cases of the flu will start to occur and spread. Flu vaccinations are available and are urged for all Americans older than 6 months. According to the CDC, the flu […]
Understanding Post-Treatment Lyme Disease Syndrome Lyme disease is a tick-borne illness that is caused by a bacteria known as Borrelia burgdorferi, and can be harbored by deer ticks. If you spend time in heavily wooded areas where deer ticks harboring Lyme disease thrive, you may be more likely to become infected. FirstCare treats hundreds of […]
Alternative medicine involves all-natural and holistic type of treatment. It is often used to relieve the symptoms of certain health or mental illnesses. Individuals who are considering incorporating alternative therapy into their lives have several options to choose from. Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine in which small needles are inserted at specific locations […]
Today’s drugs can work miracles. There are pills and potions for almost everything that ails us. Thanks to the pharmaceutical breakthroughs science has afforded us, relief is often as close as our doctor’s office, or the neighborhood drug store. Health-care demands go beyond the patient, though. What happens when the “cure” is no longer needed? What is the proper way to dispose of unused medicines?
Urgent Care Medical Center Team Urges Residents to Guard Against Pneumonia With flu season and World Pneumonia Day on the horizon, our FirstCare Medical team felt that it was high time to have a serious discussion about lung infections. They are frequently caused by fungi, viruses and bacteria. Hudson Valley residents that contract the infections […]