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5
Jun
2018

Sprains and Strains: Sports Injuries You Don’t Want to Ignore

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June is one of the most beautiful months of the year in New England, not to mention the perfect time to get outside and be active. It’s a runner’s paradise—not too hot, not too cool—and tailor-fit for hiking, biking, tennis and other outdoor activities. Along with June, however, always comes an influx of injuries across all of our ConvenientMD locations, with sprains and strains topping the list.

2
May
2018

Tick Bites

With the weather finally beginning to show signs of summer, many people—ourselves included—are feeling an urge to spend more time outdoors. It’s the perfect time of year to head out for a run or a hike, but also the season when ticks begin to emerge in vast numbers throughout New England. While the threat of tick bites often gets ignored, the potential for contracting Lyme disease is very real and should not go overlooked.

30
Mar
2018

Allergies Have Arrived

March may be the start of the spring season, but plenty of people are still feeling the effects of winter in the form of colds and the flu. While the sniffles are no doubt common this time of year, many people misdiagnose themselves as having a cold when they’re actually suffering from a sinus infection. Though symptoms between the two can be similar, sinus infections are actually far more than mere nuisances—they can result in serious complications if not treated appropriately.

2
Mar
2018

Sinus Infections

March may be the start of the spring season, but plenty of people are still feeling the effects of winter in the form of colds and the flu. While the sniffles are no doubt common this time of year, many people misdiagnose themselves as having a cold when they’re actually suffering from a sinus infection. Though symptoms between the two can be similar, sinus infections are actually far more than mere nuisances—they can result in serious complications if not treated appropriately.

5
Feb
2018

Strep Throat—More Than Just a Winter Annoyance

Winter is in full-swing, which has many people gearing up for skiing, snowboarding and other outdoor excursions now that the holidays are behind us. Unfortunately, the winter months also come at a time of year when colds, the flu and other illnesses begin to run rampant. While most people understand the differences between influenza “the flu” and the common cold, symptoms between the two are commonly mixed-up, which can be dangerous given that influenza can cause more serious illness.