Archive for July 12, 2018
During the school year, children are high risk of getting sick since they are exposed to different germs throughout the day. The average child catches between six to 10 colds a year, and data from the 2014 Data from the 2014 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS) revealed that 8.4% of U.S. children suffered from hay fever, 10% from respiratory allergies, 5.4% from food allergies, and 11.6% from skin allergies.
It’s heartbreaking whenever your child is sick or hurt, and if both you and your spouse have full time jobs it can be difficult to see a pediatrician to get medicine you need for a child. Luckily there are many nearby urgent care centers that have pediatricians on staff that can take care of your child and save you a lengthy trip to the emergency room.
It’s important to know when to go to urgent care or when to go to the emergency room for affordable care and most importantly, your
If you are someone without adequate medical insurance – or with no medical insurance at all – it can be difficult to find medical care and treatment. In fact, this can be difficult for a number of reasons, ranging from a lack of health insurance to an inability to take time off of work to schedule a doctor’s appointment in a timely manner, as most doctor’s offices are only open during hours when most people are typically at their jobs – and getting time off is not always easy or even an option in many situations. In such cases, it is unfortunate that many of these people must resort to going to the emergency room, even in cases that are far from an emergency (but still do require medical observation or treatment). The emergency room, though it will treat anyone and everyone and is certainly the place to go in the case of a true emergency, is often prohibitively expensive with long wait times and exposure to illness and disease. In many cases, people will simply decide not to seek medic