A sudden and scary medical situation can be confusing. You may not know whether to visit an urgent care center or go straight to the emergency room. In the past, if a person gets injured or ill after hours or on a weekend, the first option would be the emergency room. This usually results in […]
Don’t let pet, dust, mold, or pollen allergies make you miserable in your own home. If you have hay fever or allergic symptoms throughout the year, take steps to reduce allergens in your home.
With the rapid pace of our world, there is a drastic increase in the number of ailments associated with the human body. Hence, we cannot overstate the importance of a wellness checkup. This important appointment allows for an overall health evaluation and assesses whether one has chronic health conditions. Meanwhile, you have likely heard the […]
Immunization is one cornerstone of modern medicine, but also one of the causes of common misconceptions among parents. Some people still believe that immunization is harmful to the child. But the consequences of them not getting immunized are severe, even life-threatening. While the immunization process is not without risks, it is very important for the […]
Aging gracefully isn’t about trying to look like a 20-something — it’s about living your best life and having the physical and mental health to enjoy it.
The winter months are prime flu season, but if you haven’t already had your flu shot, it’s not too late. Though it takes several weeks for your immune system to develop flu protection, there’s still time to ensure you and your family are protected ahead of the Christmas and New Year’s holiday. All it takes […]
You always make sure everything is up to date after a new year rolls around. But what about your health? Think about an annual physical as a way to renew the most important thing in your life: your well-being. At First Care Medical Clinic, we offer complete annual physicals to help you stay ahead of […]
Medical specialization is becoming more and more common these days, and because of that, it’s not always easy to find ordinary, everyday healthcare. Your best bets are finding a primary care doctor, an urgent care facility, or a practice that serves both needs. At First Care Medical Clinic, with locations in North and South Carolina, we […]
Despite the many benefits of losing weight, many Americans fail to maintain a healthy BMI. Estimates show that 45 million Americans go on a diet each year, yet nearly two-thirds of Americans are overweight or obese. Losing weight is one of the best preventive measures against type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and even some cancers. Carrying a […]
If you’re applying to become a permanent resident of the United States, you need an immigration physical to ensure that you don’t have any communicable diseases and aren’t a danger to the general population. The immigration physical also determines if you’re updated on your vaccinations and whether or not you’re in overall good health. Many green card […]