Shideh Kerman

Why the 2022 Flu Season Could Cause Extra Hardship for Families

Recent years have shown we never really know what’s coming next in terms of illnesses around the globe. One thing we can predict is flu season returning each year. Flu season runs from October to the end of March, but it’s impossible to know when it will peak each season. Flu season 2022 poses an …

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Why Should I Get My Flu Shot at an Urgent Care Center?

Covid-19 is still a very real concern that’s stretched the medical staff thin in many areas. That’s part of the reason why flu shots are more important now than ever. Getting your flu shot in 2022 can be a quick, easy experience if you go to an urgent care center! If you’ve never visited an …

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Don’t Want to Leave the House? Get Your STD Testing Kit Delivered to You

Is your primary care available when you are? Are you apprehensive about visiting a family health clinic to get tested for an STD? Look no further, as there are more options for STD testing than you might have thought possible. While the U.S. does need more primary care physicians – about 52,000 more by the …

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When Should I Consider STD Testing?

National Guidelines suggest testing for Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) around age 25. They further propose that you test earlier if you are sexually active or at a higher risk of being exposed to Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs). CDC yet again recommends a retest for additional STIs if a patient has tested positive for a different …

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What Are The Most Common Summertime Injuries?

Summertime injuries can happen at a moment’s notice since recreation, physical activity, and more outdoor events are more available. They can also be caused by increased temperature associated with the summer. However, being aware of them can help you better prepare yourself for getting injured by making use of preventive and cautionary measures. Learn about …

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Are school sports still happening even with COVID-19?

A major concern of parents during the ongoing pandemic is if their children are safe to participate in organized sporting activities in their schools. Knowing the rules and guidelines to follow during the COVID-19 pandemic will help in preventing the spread of the disease in schools and other public places. You might also want to …

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Summer Travel Checklist For Patients

It can be rather overwhelming to prepare for a health trip. Most times, patients forget to go along with sunscreens or forget their medical documents at home. If you are vaccinated and ready to travel, you need to prepare for any health care needs you might have. To ensure that you don’t forget important items, …

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Fitness and Diet Tips that Promote Strong Overall Health

Good health is something everybody wishes to have. When your health is top-notch, you tend to live a longer, happier, and more fulfilled life. In addition to this, overall good health can greatly reduce the risk of getting certain medical conditions. Conditions include stroke, physical injuries, certain types of cancers, heart diseases, and mental diseases. …

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Seasonal Allergy Prevention Spring 2022

Spring comes with blooming flowers, a beautiful environment, and seasonal allergies that become widespread as the weather heats up. If you are one of the few that experience seasonal allergies, you already know that it is the season of constant sneezing, running nose, nasal congestion, and other burdensome symptoms. Allergy doesn’t just occur; it is …

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