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Although doctors still aren’t sure what it is exactly that causes fibroids — muscular tumors that develop in the wall of a uterus — they have found that some certain women are more likely to develop them. Here’s what they know.
- Family History. Like many other medical problems, a woman whose family has a history of developing fibroids is more likely to develop fibroids herself. In fact, if a woman’s own mother had fibroids, she is about three times as likely to also develop fibroids than the average person.
- Ethnicity. Researchers have found that women of certain ethnic origins are more likely than other ethnicities to develop fibroids. African-American women, in particular, are far more likely to need uterine fibroid treatments than caucasia (more…)
Sports physicals are required for many student and even adult athletes who need to show they are in superb shape for their next season. The downside of sports physicals is trying to fit them into your busy schedule, getting an appointment in time to start, and the cost of being examined. Luckily, urgent care clinics are there for anyone who needs a sports physical and can’t go to a traditional family practice doctor.
Get in Fast, Leave Fast
Waiting in a doctor’s office is never any fun. Many people schedule appointments on breaks or during blocked out segments of time in their schedules, but don’t have a lot of time to waste, waiting. An urgent care clinic, however, can easily do sports physicals, quickly and efficiently. In fact, almost 70% of all urgent cares have a wait time of le (more…)
Acne is a frustrating fact of life for about 85% of people. It’s the most common skin condition in America, as it affects 40 to 50 million Americans. Dermatology research in recent years has led to many new acne treatment products, making acne treatment easier than ever. Read on for the dos and don’ts of taking care of your acne!
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It is an unfortunate fact that many Americans today abuse prescription drugs or opioids, but the good news is that recovery from an addiction is always possible. A drug addict may be encouraged to visit methadone detox centers, heroin treatment centers, or other clinics to get medical help, and this can go a long way […]
In a time when more and more Americans are lobbying for the recreational use of marijuana in an increasing number of states, there are groups of people across the country who are concerned about a problem that has been haunting the nation for years: opioid drugs. With lives both ruined and lost parents and loved […]
Physical therapy is the unifying factor between today’s working Americans. No matter the job, hours, or particular health problems, it’s something everyone has dealt with at some point. Your rehab tools are the key ingredient standing between a patient and a healthier life. These can be as simple as a measuring stick to determine the […]