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SUBSCRIBE TO HIGH QUALITY HEALTHCARE

Imagine walking into an urgent care with a broken arm and only paying $20 for your visit without having to go through insurance. Sounds like a dream, right? Healthcare subscriptions are making this dream into a reality.
As insurance costs rise, employers need to rethink how they provide high quality, affordable medical care to their employees. While subscription services aren’t a new thing, they’re becoming more and more popular in the healthcare field.

DOES YOUR CHILD NEED GLASSES?

Impaired vision can negatively impact your child’s learning and self-esteem. In many cases, when vision impairments such as weak vision, amblyopic (lazy eye), or crossed/misaligned eyes are diagnosed early on, they can be corrected.
Here are some signs that may indicate your child is experiencing vision problems:

6 MEDICAL APPOINTMENTS YOU SHOULD BE MAKING ANNUALLY

Keeping up with your annual exams are the best means of disease prevention. Consider making the following appointments this year.
Wellness Check Up – Make a point to visit your Primary Care Physician (PCP) for a wellness check up this year. Your PCP will perform a physical exam, assess your medical history, and look for any red flags. Be sure to request a comprehensive blood panel, which can provide an overall picture of your health.

WE’RE MOTIONING TO CHANGE THE FOCUS OF FEBRUARY…

February is called “the month of love” but many people have taken that to mean “the month of loving others.” The problem with this interpretation is that it causes us to forget about the most important kind of love: self-love. And while, we’re in full support of spreading the love, you cannot effectively love another person until you love yourself.

WHEN TO SEEK OUT MEDICAL CARE FOR YOUR SICK CHILD

If your child is experiencing any of the following, you should seek out medical care:
A high or persistent fever (If you have a newborn with a fever of 100.4 or higher, you should seek medical care immediately. A fever above 102 for children 3 months-3 years is also worrisome). If the child has a fever but is playful and active, this symptom may be less concerning.
Trouble breathing

EMPLOYERS: HERE’S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ONSITE CLINICS

Let’s face it – providing healthcare for your employees is costly. But, what if we told you that those costs could be reduced by up to 64%? How about if we told you that the time lost due to employees leaving work to seek outside medical care could be reduced by up to 70%? Better yet, what if we told you that the number of times your employees turned to an emergency room for medical care could be reduced by up to 63%?* All of this could be achieved through the implementation of an onsite clinic at your workplace.

NATURAL FLU REMEDIES

Flu got you down? While rest and hydration are your best bet, these natural flu remedies may alleviate some of your symptoms.
Oregano Oil –Taking a few drops of oregano oil may help with respiratory, stomach, and digestion issues. Oregano oil is said to have antiviral, antibacterial, and anti-inflammatory properties.
Gargling with Salt Water- If you have a sore throat, try gargling with salt water. The salt kills bacteria and eases soreness. To make salt water, bring a cup of water to boil with a teaspoon of salt. Allow the salt water to cool before gargling.