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23
Oct
2018

Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye): A Common Fall Illness

Doctor's Note Conjuncitivits

When it comes to fall illnesses, conjunctivitis—commonly referred to as “pink eye”—is among the most feared by parents. School-aged children are at a high level of risk of exposure to conjunctivitis, and though severe complications are rare, viral pink eye is incredibly contagious and can cause quite a bit of discomfort if left untreated.

16
Oct
2018

ConvenientMD, New England’s Leading Urgent Care Provider Opening New Clinic in Bangor, Maine

Bangor, ME – ConvenientMD, New England’s leading urgent care provider, is proud to announce the opening of its newest location this November in Bangor, ME, located at 543 Broadway, right off I-95. The Grand Opening Celebration for ConvenientMD’s Bangor location is set for Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 from 11:30am to 2:30pm – all are welcome to attend.

8
Oct
2018

ConvenientMD Offers Free Flu Shots

Posted Oct 4, 2018 by Seacoast Online Convenient MD, with Seacoast locations in Portsmouth and Exeter-Stratham, is offering free vaccinations this flu season. Common signs of the flu include fever, fatigue, aches and pains, said Dr. Jo Gates, medical director at ConvenientMD. Dr. Gates advises people to check with a medical professional if they experience such symptoms. ConvenientMD is an Read More >

28
Sep
2018

Flu Shot FAQ: Dr. Pundt Answers All Your Flu Shot Questions

Flu viruses are most common during the fall and winter months, with activity typically increasing in October and often not dwindling until April or May. So, what can you do to decrease your chances of getting sick this year? Aside from maintaining good hygiene, there’s no better defense against influenza than the flu shot.

24
Sep
2018

The Signs and Symptoms of 5 Common Back-to-School Illnesses

As thousands of kids throughout New England prepare to return for yet another school year, parents across New England are already dreading the back-to-school illnesses that plague classrooms across all grade levels. Avoiding getting sick around the start of a new school year can be challenging, but it helps to have an understanding of what to look out for. Here Read More >