Dealing with asthma any time of the year can be a challenge, but surprisingly even more so in the colder months. Cold, dry air, especially mixed with a cold or the flu, can make asthma sufferers feel downright miserable. Here are a few steps you can take to reduce your asthma symptoms this fall. 

Now that summer has come to a close, many people will want to bring nature indoors. After all, plants are a great way to boost your mood in the cold months of winter. Before you visit your local garden center, you should know that not all indoor houseplants are allergy-friendly.

Busy schedules shouldn’t get in the way of the urgent care you need for a minor injury or illness. Save time by booking your appointment online and move to the front of the line.

With fall finally here, it's time to get outside and do some yard work. Trees need to be trimmed, lawns need to be mowed, and leaves need to be raked -- staying safe while doing these physical tasks is important any time of year. You might break a sweat, but you shouldn’t break an ankle. Yard work poses the risk of injury and it's important to go about it safely.

Also known as conjunctivitis, pink eye is one of the world's most common and most treatable eye conditions. Adults and children alike can contract pink eye, though it occurs more commonly in little ones.

Boating is one of the many joys of the summer season. There's nothing like a day out on the water with your family and friends, soaking in the sunshine and relaxing on the waves. With all these pleasures, however, come certain dangers. Boating accidents can easily cause injuries, if you're not careful.

Summer is winding down and school will soon be in session! The start of the school year is a busy time for both parents and kids, and getting your children ready can be a challenging transition. Check out these simple back-to-school tips to give your child a healthy start.

There are times in life when you can’t wait for medical care. Sometimes you call your doctor’s office and it is several days – or even weeks – before they have an appointment available. Waiting for an appointment likely means more days of misery. This is where urgent care clinics come in handy! 

Now that summer is in full swing, chances are you’ve been firing up your grill and enjoying this season full of yummy grilled burgers, steaks, hot dogs and veggies shared with friends and family. Consider the following common grilling issues to ensure everyone has a safe and healthy time at your next barbecue. 

For many people in the PNW, summer is the season for camping. It's a chance to get away from busy workdays to spend special time together with family or friends. Make the most out of your next adventure by following these tips to keep everyone safe and comfortable at your campsite.


Summertime sandal season is upon us! However, you may be less inclined to bare your feet with an ingrown toenail. An ingrown toenail occurs when the corner or edge of your toenail curves and grows into the skin around it. Sounds painful, right?

Summer is time for swimming, ice cream and road trips. It’s also the season for some common injuries and illnesses, likely resulting in a trip to your local urgent care clinic. Check out the list below to learn more about these summer-related health problems: