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Six Summer Health Issues and How to Avoid Them

Last month, we reviewed the dangers of heat stroke and heat exhaustion and how to avoid them. This month, we want to review other summer health issues you need to know about. Below are six of the summer health issues the medical professionals at California Urgent Care Center think you should handle with care. Sunburns …

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Five Tips to Help You Avoid Heat Exhaustion and Heat Stroke

There are two major health concerns when it comes to high summer temperatures: Heat exhaustion and heat stroke. When it comes to these heat illnesses, you should try to avoid them at every opportunity. To help, the healthcare providers at California Urgent Care Center have gathered some tips on how to prevent heat stroke and …

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What You Need to Know About Monkeypox

Update: As of July 27th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has declared that the US has more cases of monkeypox than any other country in the world. The World Health Organization (WHO) has also declared monkeypox a global health emergency. Local officials have yet to act, but measures to contain the disease …

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I Have a Runny Nose, Am I Getting Sick?

Winter time often means holidays, family get-togethers and big meals, but it also means cold weather. When the weather turns cold, certain illnesses like the cold and flu become more common. So how do you tell what seasonal illness you have? Doctors look at your symptoms for guidance. Diagnosing your illness without consulting a medical …

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When Should You Go To Urgent Care Instead of the Emergency Room?

When you become ill or get hurt, it may be hard to determine what level of medical care you need. Should you contact your family doctor, head to an urgent care center, or go straight to the emergency room? Emergency rooms (ER) are often overly crowded. As such, they are not always the best option …

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What Are the Top Benefits to Telemedicine?

Telemedicine, also called telehealth, is not a new concept in the medical industry. However, advances in technology have made utilizing telemedicine far easier. Now, high-speed internet and video communications are making it possible to see your doctor almost anywhere. But many patients still are not sure if telemedicine is right for them. At California Urgent …

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