It’s Monday morning and you’re rushing to start your day. Suddenly, a busy moment turns frantic by the sound of your four-year-old son crying–a plaintive sound that tells you instantly he’s coming down with something that needs medical attention. You have a maze of options: family doctor, urgent care center or walk-in clinic, or the ER. But where should you go to get the … [Read more...] about Should You Go to the Er?
You’ve saved for months and planned meticulously to take a trip to that special place you’ve always wanted to visit—and then the unexpected happens. Nothing will ruin the most detailed and meticulous vacation plans like a sudden illness or injury. Not too many years ago, my then 6-year-old daughter came down with walking pneumonia while we were on vacation on the island of … [Read more...] about 6 Ways To Avoid A Trip to the ER On Vacation
"If you want something done right, do it yourself," the saying goes. And these days, as the Internet brings the world to your fingertips, there are more and more things people want to do themselves. Banking, making travel plans and home renovations are just three of the many things people are doing on their own. So it’s not surprising that more and more patients are wondering … [Read more...] about Avoid a Trip to The ER: 5 Times You Can Probably Treat Yourself