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Should You See a Doctor for That Insect Bite or Sting?

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

The world around you is full of insects, some of whom view you as a disturbance or food source. From bees to fire ants, insects can, and do, bite and sting in search of nourishment or as a […]

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Summertime Tips to Avoid a UTI

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

In 2015, researchers studying hospitalizations that were brought on by urinary tract infections found something interesting: UTIs spiked among women aged 18 to 44 in the summer months. Later studies confirmed the finding. There are many theories about […]

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The Increase in Chlamydia Cases and How You Can Protect Yourself

February 5, 2019 | River Oaks

Chlamydia is the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States, and it’s on the rise, especially among young women. Usually, women don’t show any symptoms when they have chlamydia, but without treatment, it can lead […]

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What to Know About Head Injuries

February 5, 2019 | Clear Creek

Any trauma to the head — including your skull, scalp, or brain — is considered a head injury and can be potentially serious. Traumatic brain injuries, concussions, skull fractures, and lacerations to the scalp are all classified as […]

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How to Protect Your Elderly Loved One From Slips and Falls

February 5, 2019 | River Oaks

Every 11 seconds in the United States, an older person is rushed to the emergency room after a slip or a fall. These visits result in 2.8 million injuries, 800,000 hospitalizations, and 27,000 deaths annually. The bottom line […]

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