1. Can You Be Allergic To Snow?

    Over the course of our past few articles, we’ve been exploring the topic of winter allergies. Although many seasonal allergy sufferers find that their symptoms are worst in the pollen-laden months of spring and summer, fall and winter allergies are also a reality. If you suffer from any type of seasonal allergies, be sure to visit your primary care physician at a Medics USA in Washington DC! In …Read More

  2. Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid To Be Honest With Your Doctor

    Even though most of us have been doing it all our lives, visiting the doctor can still be a nerve-wracking experience. For some reason, patients can get nervous during the question and answer portion of an annual exam or visit about health issues, leading them to answer the questions in the way they think the doctors want rather than telling the truth. This is a very funny behavior when you think …Read More

  3. How To Prepare For Your First Visit With A Medics USA Doctor

    We're so thrilled that you’ve chosen Medics USA in Washington D.C. as your primary care provider. Many people know that we're an urgent care clinic, but we also have full-time primary care doctors that can provide medical care even when it’s not an emergency. A primary care physician is your partner in long-term health. Rather than helping to set a broken bone or giving you a prescription for …Read More

  4. 3 Gross Summer Health Threats All Swimmers Should Know

    Summer is hot. In the Washington DC area, it’s not only hot but it’s unbearably humid as well. The combination is very much like sitting in a stinky sauna that someone built inside a brick pizza oven. Not very pleasant. To escape the muggy misery of Washington DC in the summer, many residents take advantage of any and all chances to go swimming. Plunging yourself into a pool, pond, lake, or ev…Read More

  5. 3 Scary Risks Of Not Having A Primary Care Physician

    A study by the National Association of Community Health Centers estimates that 62 million people in the United States don’t have access to a primary care physician. In some cases this is because primary care doctors just aren’t available in their area, and in others it’s because a lack of insurance makes primary care cost prohibitive. Although it may seem like a way to save money in the shor…Read More

  6. Benefits Of Becoming A Corporate Client Of Medics USA

    Are you in a managerial position at a company that requires workers to be in optimal physical condition in order to perform their job? Does your company take advantage of insurance benefits that require readiness clearances, random drug testing, or vaccinations? Medics USA is a leader in primary care and physical exams in the Washington, DC, area. Not only do we provide these services to the publi…Read More

  7. The Benefits of Having an Established Primary Care Physician

    You may be thinking you never get sick or that if you do, you can just pop by urgent care. Well, everyone will get sick at some point. It’s naive to think otherwise however, urgent care is always an option. Sometimes it’s even a more practical option. But having a primary care physician to provide continuity of care to you and your family can have tons of benefits. The primary care physicians …Read More

  8. The Benefits of the Pneumonia Vaccine

    You may not remember it but when you were little you probably got a pneumonia vaccine. As you get older, you’ll probably get another one once you become 65 or older. Those are the main high risk groups for pneumonia and other upper respiratory diseases. But you probably haven’t thought about who else can benefit from the pneumonia vaccine and why.   There are two different pneumonia vaccines …Read More

  9. 3 Reasons to Visit Your PCP for a Travel Consult Today

    Alright, admit it. Traveling internationally is a blast. Having Dulles International Airport within easy reach makes it exceptionally easy to jet off on your next adventure. But any good trip takes some planning and thought. Many destinations require visas or vaccinations in order to cross international borders. Stopping by Medics USA around three months prior to your next international vacation f…Read More