1. When Should I Go To Urgent Care?

    It’s a decision that has to be made all the time: you or a family member is ill or injured and you have to make the call to schedule a doctor’s appointment, take a trip to urgent care, or head straight to the emergency room. The doctor may not have available openings for at least a few days, the emergency room is going to be more costly, and you may not even be sure how urgent care fits in bet…Read More

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. A Few Ways to Stay Healthy This Fall

    With fall right around the corner here in Washington, D.C., many people are gearing up for cooler weather. That means that before long, we will all be breaking out our favorite flannel shirts and blue jeans to stay warm while we’re on the go. There are a number of reasons that people consider fall to be the best season; whether it’s the pleasant temperatures with just a bit of chill on the win…Read More

  6. Can Eating Healthy Food Really Keep You Out of Urgent Care?

    It’s been a long day at work. There was a glare on your computer screen that just wouldn’t seem to go away. Your loudest coworker seemed to find a way to pace past your desk about 6,000 times during the course of the day on the loudest phone call of their life. Add to that the fact that it’s unseasonably hot outside, but rather than blasting air conditioning to keep you cool, someone decided…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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