Everyone is keenly aware of the recent hurricanes and floods that have ravaged our nation. Are you prepared to keep your medical products safe during a flood? Are you prepared to evacuate quickly with your medications? The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) offers these tips: Store medications in their original containers in zippered plastic […]
Cholesterol is a type of fat that exists in your blood, and the higher levels of it that you have increases your risk for developing atherosclerosis (hardening of the arteries). So what… you might say? The amount of atherosclerosis in your blood vessels is directly related to your risk of heart attack or stroke. Other […]
You are an active tennis player but cannot return to the court since you sprained your ankle. Or perhaps you have battled osteoarthritis in your knees for the past few decades. Maybe rheumatoid arthritis causes crippling joint pain in your mother’s hands. What can you do about the pain? Only 5 years ago doctors, patients, […]
Doctors are concerned that there is a lack of awareness among the general public about the significant link between cigarette smoking and bladder cancer. In fact, less than one fourth of people with diagnosed bladder cancer were aware that smoking is a cause of it. The public is well-informed about the link between smoking and […]
Researchers have confirmed what many have already suspected; teens with a television or computer in their bedroom get less sleep. Sleep is important for everyone, and especially for growing children. During sleep, restorative processes take place in the brain. According to the National Sleep foundation, teens need 8.5 to 9.25 hours of sleep each night. […]
MedPlus Family & Urgent Care was created to give back to our community, and we donate $1.27 of every visit to charities that benefit widows and orphans. We based this idea off of James 1:27 which states, "Religion that God our Father accepts as pure and faultless is this: to look after orphans and widows in their distress and to keep oneself from being polluted by the world."