1. How Your Body Benefits from Drinking Water

    Drinking water is one of the easiest ways to take control of your health. Our bodies need water to keep maintain the health of our organs, keep our skin glowing, and so much more. As many people know, the human body could go three weeks without food, but can only last three to four days without water. So, as you can see, there are countless reasons that getting enough water is a must.  In today Read More

  2. How to Prevent Getting Sick With the Flu This Year

    It’s that time of year again, where everyone gets sick with the flu and is out of commission for a couple of days, maybe even a week. While the flu season has begun, there are many individuals that have avoided getting sick with the flu thus far and intend to do so for the rest of this flu season. If you are one of those individuals, then you’re definitely going to want to check out today’s …Read More

  3. Common Symptoms of the Flu

    The flu is something that we need to be wary of during the winter and early spring months, but this year, in particular, has been incredibly rough. The flu is out with a vengeance, and it’s easy to see. Whether you’ve fallen victim to it, your child’s classroom has gone home early with flu symptoms, or your office population is slowly starting to dwindle as coworkers leave early, chances are…Read More

  4. Kelly Harley will serve Dupont Circle and Columbia Heights residents

    Medics USA is pleased to announce that Kelly E. Harley, a Board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner, has joined the practice. Kelly will be on staff at the Medics USA clinics in the Dupont Circle and Columbia Heights neighborhoods of the District. Harley has been a Registered Nurse since 2013, gaining wide experience at hospitals in Florida and DC. She graduated Cum Laude from George Washington Un…Read More

  5. 3 Signs That You Should Go to Urgent Care

    Making the decision to go to an urgent care center can sometimes be a tricky one. If you’re anything like most other people out there, you’ll try to work through your situation logically in an attempt to decide whether you need to see someone immediately or not. Of course this can be a difficult decision. What if what you’re experiencing is a false alarm? When is the right time to go? Do you…Read More

  6. Planning to Visit Another Country?

    In our previous blog, we went into detail about what you should do if you’re injured on your vacation to Washington, D.C. The answer, of course, was to visit a Medics USA urgent care clinic so that we can patch you up and send you on your way to enjoy the rest of your vacation. But what should you do if you’re gearing up for a visit to another country? Well, in that case it’s probably a wise…Read More

  7. Visiting DC on Vacation and Need to See a Doctor?

    If you’re visiting D.C. from somewhere else in the country, first of all, welcome to one of the most beautiful parts of the country! Sure, we’re probably just a bit biased on the matter, but chances are that you’d agree with us considering the fact that you’ve chosen this specific area for your vacation. No matter what you’re planning to do while you’re in the nation’s capital, wheth…Read More

  8. 3 More Tips to Keep Yourself Out of Urgent Care This Summer

    We wrote in a previous blog all about some of the summer activities that may cause injuries and now that summer is in full swing in Falls Church we decided that it’s a topic that we ought to revisit. Now that the weather is heating up and people are out and about, taking part in sandlot baseball games, backyard barbecues, and trips to the pool, we want to provide a few tips for people on how to …Read More

  9. Dehydration, Heat Exhaustion, and Heat Stroke: What You Need To Know

    If you like to spend a lot of time outdoors during the summer months, you’ll want to ensure you know how to protect yourself from the sun. Not only do you have to worry about sunburns from too much time in the sun, but dehydration, heat exhaustion, and heat stroke are all possible ailments that can come from too much sun exposure. Know the signs and symptoms of these sun-related problems so you …Read More