As the spring sports season ramps up, weekend and competitive athletes often find themselves visiting the emergency room, their general practitioner, or a sports injury clinic because of injuries. Doctors at ERs and general practice clinics often do not have extensive experience in dealing with… Read More
Although some of the symptoms may be similar, the flu is much more than just a really bad cold. It is almost impossible to simply "power through" the extreme weakness, fatigue, fever, and body aches associated with the flu as you would with a cold. For most people, the flu will run its course… Read More
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, our minds naturally turn to love and matters of the heart. That is why February is also designated as American Heart Month to remind all of us that we need to make heart health a priority in our lives. In honor of American Heart Month, FastMed encourages… Read More
Spring is just around the corner, which means that nearly 47 million children around the country will be participating in a wide range of contact and individual sports, such as soccer, track, lacrosse, swimming, softball, baseball, and golf. Spring sports also mean an increase in sports-related… Read More
Sore throats are among the most common reasons for a doctor’s office or urgent care visit. In most cases, sore throats are caused by viruses, allergies, or environmental irritants and resolve on their own or with with over-the-counter remedies. Although less common, strep throat can also cause… Read More

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