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Top Warning Signs of a Respiratory Infection Jun 17th, 2020

Are you coughing, getting headaches, and feeling a little fatigued? These symptoms can be from allergies or a head cold, but they can also indicate a respiratory infection.  More often than not, respiratory infection symptoms resolve on their own. But sometimes they can be life-threatening.  Our team of medical experts...

5 Myths About STIs May 22nd, 2020

Over 1 million people globally acquire a sexually transmitted infection (STI) each day, according to the World Health Organization. STIs can be mild, but they can also do some serious damage to a person’s reproductive health if they’re not treated. However, because of the many myths about STIs, many patients...

What Happens at an Annual Physical? Apr 20th, 2020

Annual physicals are a unique experience for each patient. What happens during your exam depends on many factors, like your health concerns and medical history. To get a better idea of what may happen during your exam, our team at Smart Clinic Urgent Care offers this comprehensive guide. Here is...

Signs You Have Bronchitis Mar 16th, 2020

You can’t stop coughing, you’re fatigued, and it’s hard to catch your breath. These are all signs of bronchitis. Bronchitis is a respiratory virus that causes inflammation in your bronchial tubes, which carry air to and from your lungs. The inflammation causes mucus to build up in your airways and...

Are You Dealing With a UTI? These Tips Will Help! Feb 6th, 2020

If you’ve ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI), you know how painful and uncomfortable they are. A UTI is an infection that targets your urinary system, so it can affect your ureters, kidneys, bladder, and urethra. A UTI can potentially cause serious health problems if left untreated. A severe...

Who Needs an STD Test and How Often? Dec 31st, 2019

Did you know that the World Health Organization estimates that nearly 1 million individuals acquire a sexually transmitted disease (STD) daily? Also alarming is that many people might not even have symptoms right away, which puts even more people at risk. STD testing can help you get the treatment you...

How IV Infusion Therapy Works to Fight Off Illness Dec 2nd, 2019

It’s that time of year again. The days are shorter, cloudier, and cooler, and you’re doing absolutely everything you can to avoid an illness — from washing your hands constantly to taking gummies and pills chock full of the vitamins and minerals your body needs to stave off sickness. But...

It’s Not Too Late to Get Your Flu Shot Nov 14th, 2019

Best case scenario, you should get a flu vaccination before the flu season begins. Usually, that means getting your shot by the end of October. But if life gets in the way and you miss that target date, getting vaccinated now can still offer you and your loved one’s protection! ...