Monthly Archives: March 2017

Urgent Care or ER: Know When to Go

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Medical care at an urgent care center is not the same as care at an emergency room. So what’s the difference? How do you know when to go to urgent care or when you should head for the nearest hospital emergency room?

Diabetes: Know Your Risk

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One out of every three American adults has prediabetes, and most of them don’t even know it. If you are age 45 or older, are overweight, and have a family history of Type 2 diabetes, or had diabetes while you were pregnant, then you have a higher risk of developing prediabetes and Type 2 diabetes.

Driving Safety and Aging

Over and over, we hear reports of older drivers who are involved in car accidents; mistaking the gas for the brake, not seeing a passing motorist or turning in front of oncoming traffic. We might shake our heads and wonder why people continue to drive beyond the point when they are safe behind the wheel.