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emergency

Sore? Ice first, then heat

You don't need strong medicine or fancy gadgets to ease your pain—just a bag of frozen peas and some patience.

When in doubt, call your doc

Get the right care at the right place by calling your primary care provider for advice.

Urgent care centers ease ER burden

The increasing popularity of alternatives to the hospital is likely being driven by a variety of factors, including cost, convenience, and long wait times.

Make it an all-treats, no-tricks Halloween

This season brings excitement and fun, but make sure your little and not-so-little ones stay safe.

Playgrounds aren’t always all fun and games

ER doc offers ways to prevent injuries.

Patient Story

Life after death

Joey Hirl passed through death's door, then turned around. His doctor and family consider it nothing short of a miracle.

Constipation 911

Emergency room visits for constipation have risen significantly. If you’re plugged up, don't just sit there. Speak up!

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