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Health News

  • Top 5 Reasons for Urgent Care in MA

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    The top 5 reasons urgent care is right for Massachusetts Now On June 2nd, we will be bringing the second Doctors Express Urgent Care to Massachusetts right here in Braintree. Some of you may have already seen the articles in the papers. And some of you may already have experience with urgent care in other [...]

  • Truth or Fiction: Unmasking Common Winter Health Myths

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    “Yes, mom, we heard you! We know it’s cold out there. We’re grabbing our coats right now!” “This scratchy throat and runny nose will definitely get better with some homemade chicken soup.” “Of course we promise to cough into our elbows.” We’ve all heard our mothers’ best remedies and advice for cold and flu season, [...]

  • Affordable Urgent Care Cost vs. Emergency Room

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    Millions of Americans are visiting the Emergency Room each year and studies have shown that over one third of these patients are not in true need of emergent care and could be treated at an urgent care center.  Urgent care centers are an excellent choice for illnesses and injuries that require prompt attention but do [...]

  • The Unpredictable Flu

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    Unpredictable, but completely preventable, making sure that you received a seasonal flu vaccination is our top priority in keeping you and your family healthy. The flu has been known to cause over 36,000 deaths and over 226,000 hospitalizations. This is completely avoidable since there are flu vaccines available to anyone who is 6 months and [...]

  • Eat This, Not That: What’s In Your Fridge?

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    We don’t know about you, but sometimes it seems like unhealthy temptations lurk around every corner! Whether it’s a whipped cream smothered coffee drink or a savory fried dinner option, making healthy lifestyle choices can be a challenge! At the same time, we are also bombarded by new health and lifestyle fads at every turn. [...]

  • Back to School: Staying Healthy In and Out of the Classroom

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    Kids spend more time at school during the year than anywhere else, and while every parent knows the back to school season is filled with shopping excursions, new school supplies and other preparations, there is one other important thing many people forget. It’s time to make your children’s health part of your back to school [...]

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