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When it comes to fractures, two things are certain: They don’t feel good, and they always require immediate medical attention. 

We all know the dull pain and discomfort that come with a headache. You grit your teeth, rely on medicine to lessen the ache, and try to figure out (and avoid) what caused it in the first place. 

Whether you’ve recently taken up running as a way to stay active, or you have been running for years, it’s important to remember that running – like any sport – can have physical risks. Running engages many of your body's muscles, and any slight hiccup in a run can result in injury. 

Nosebleeds can be inconvenient, unexpected and sometimes scary. They’re also a basic fact of life. But why do some people have nosebleeds more frequently than others? And when does a nosebleed require medical treatment? 

By now, we all know the social-distancing drill: Stay at home, work from home when possible, and don’t go anywhere unless it’s absolutely necessary. Your normal work, exercise and family routines may not look anything like what you’re used to, but you can still live a healthy lifestyle while practicing social distancing and preventing the spread of coronavirus. 

Spring is here. Days are longer, temperatures are on the rise and your yard is calling. Whether you live to dig in the dirt, or consider yardwork another household chore, injuries can happen when you weed, plant and mulch – from minor mishaps treatable at home to more serious injuries that require urgent care.

With the overlap of flu season, springtime allergies and the spread of COVID-19, it may be difficult to determine if your symptoms are typical for this time of year or signs of something more serious.

Spring is almost here! It’s time to pack away winter coats, tend to our lawns and deep clean our homes. As you dust off the windowsills and pull out the shorts, don’t forget to give your skin a “spring cleaning,” too. It’s typical this time of year to notice skin conditions that may have developed over the winter months. Here are three common skin conditions to look out for:

Daylight saving time kicks in during the wee hours of March 8. Longer days and the anticipation of warmer weather are great. But springing ahead can also leave you feeling a little backward. 

Urgent care clinics continue to pop up around the U.S., which is leading some people to wonder what type of services they offer and when it makes sense to visit one. You may be surprised to learn how many ailments urgent care centers can treat. Here are five common services they provide.

If you’re experiencing back pain, you’re not alone. It’s one of the most common forms of chronic pain in the United States. Despite age, fitness level, height or weight, nearly 70 percent of Americans are affected by some sort of daily back pain, from sharp and sudden to dull and aching.

Wintertime is prime time for respiratory infections. Two of the most common are bronchitis and bronchiolitis. They sound similar because they both affect the lungs, but they’re two very different illnesses. Understanding the differences between the two will help you recognize the symptoms, understand treatment options and know when and where to seek medical care.