Month: December 2014

Ear Pain: Is it a Cold or Ear Infection?

Though earaches occur with the common cold and the flu, sometimes a middle ear infection (otitis media) can occur as a secondary symptom. Persistent ear pain is a sign of ear infection, which requires immediate medical care. Left untreated, Ear infections can lead to long-term damage from permanent hearing loss to a ruptured eardrum. Some …

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Suffering From Holiday Blues? Could Be a Vitamin B12 Deficiency

Are you suffering from the holiday blues? Many do. It could be a Vitamin B12 deficiency. Vitamin B12, an essential water-soluble vitamin that the body uses to maintain healthy nerve cells, produces RNA, DNA and red blood cells and help iron to function properly. B12 also works to produce the amino acids, which helps control mood and …

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Truth or Fiction: Unmasking Common Winter Health Myths

“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, …

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Let's Observe National Influenza Vaccination Week

December 7-13 is National Influenza Vaccination Week If you have not already gotten your flu shot, we urge you to get it this week. We have heard that many of the clinics and drug stores have run out of the vaccine, but we still carry it at our Urgent Care Center in Danbury. If you are experiencing  flu …

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Let’s Observe National Influenza Vaccination Week

December 7-13 is National Influenza Vaccination Week If you have not already gotten your flu shot, we urge you to get it this week. We have heard that many of the clinics and drug stores have run out of the vaccine, but we still carry it at our Urgent Care Center in Danbury. If you are experiencing  flu …

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Confidential STD Testing

Confidential STD Testing Available at Danbury Many healthcare professionals recommend those who are sexually active be tested regularly for STDs and STIs. Confidential STD testing can give you peace of mind and is quick and easy. Even if symptoms are not prominent, it is still highly recommended to be tested, as some sexually transmitted diseases …

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