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Headache or Migraine?

Headache or Migraine?

by Stephanie Meadows
Oh no! Your head hurts again! The first step in preventing your frequent headaches or migraines is to determine what type you may be battling. Sometimes headaches or migraines are a symptom of another disease or condition; or sometimes there may be no clear cause of your discomfort.

Urgent Care vs Primary Care

Urgent Care vs Primary Care

by Stephanie Meadows
It is very common that people become confused with the difference between Urgent Care and Primary Care doctor’s offices. Who do you see regularly? Which one usually has the convenience of extended hours and no appointments necessary? Where do you go for the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic conditions, such as diabetes and high blood pressure? With different scopes of practice to remember between the two, it’s easy to get mixed up when trying to decide where to go. To clear up some of the confusion, here is a guide to lead you to the right place.