1. Narrowing Down the Cause of Your Child’s Allergies

    With spring just about to settle in for good, many people are preparing for the itchy eyes and endless sneezing that this season is known for. For parents, the first time that their child starts to show signs of allergies, it can look like a cold. After a while, you may notice that the symptoms look less like a cold and more like your standard allergic reaction. If your kiddo has recently started …Read More

  2. Spices With Tons of Healthy Benefits

    The beginning of a new year is a time where people devote themselves to losing weight and working on a healthy lifestyle. While so many do turn to time in the gym, that’s not the only place that you should look to when seeking out answers for a healthier lifestyle. Unfortunately, a common misconception is that healthy eating is bland and flavorless, making it painful to eat, difficult to eat, an…Read More

  3. Medical Checklist for Your Next Big Trip

    Spring break is coming up, which means that a majority of people will be heading out of town, bound for warmer weather. Whether you’re heading to your family’s cabin in Colorado, Disney World Resort in Florida, or you’re taking advantage of this time off and finally cashing in that international vacation that you’ve been dying to book, you absolutely want to make sure that you make a medic…Read More

  4. Fun Ways to Stay Active During the Winter

    This time of the year is always so complex — you’re exhausted from the holidays only just ending, but you’ve also just set a New Year’s resolution to prioritize your health. With winter being the time of the year where temperatures are at their lowest in Washington DC, the last thing that might cross your mind is going outdoors and finding a fun way to be active outside!  If you’re curr…Read More

  5. Healthy Resolutions that Don’t Include Weight Loss

    The new year is freshly upon us, and so are the New Year’s resolutions. One of the most commonly made resolutions has always been focusing on health. Unfortunately, many people look at this and think that it immediately means spending time at the gym, cutting carbs, or starting a diet. While those are all things that can contribute to your overall health, they are far from the only way that you …Read More

  6. Do I Need an Annual Physical?

    Routine yearly checkups are often ignored or postponed, but they are very important. Annual physicals provide preventative care, and gives you and your doctor time together to make sure the upcoming year is a healthy one. Medics USA has offices across Virginia and Washington DC that offer primary and urgent care to the citizens of our communities. Call a location near you to schedule your annual p…Read More

  7. Why You Should Bring Your Lunch to Work

    We understand how it is. Between waking up early, making the kids breakfast, dropping them off at school, getting in a quick workout, and heading to work yourself, it can be hard to find the time to do anything other than grab some fast food for lunch.  At Medics USA, we’re proud to be the primary care provider that you can count on to offer practical advice about how to live a healthier life. …Read More

  8. Healthy Grilling Tips Anyone Can Use

    Now that spring has sprung, people all over our neck of the woods are breaking out their grills. There’s just something about this time of year that makes cooking over a grill so enjoyable, and with temperatures on the rise, a need for new grilling recipes comes along with them. For many people, however, the goal is to grill in a way that’s healthier. But what does healthy grilling actually lo…Read More

  9. What is the DASH Diet?

    Science has shown time and time again that for many people, diets just don’t work. Although there are plenty of great ways to lose weight, a number of diets aren’t particularly sustainable for the long term. What’s a person to do? At Medics USA, we believe in tailoring an approach to suit each individual patient. After all, what works for one person might not necessarily work for another. Th…Read More