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The Truth Behind Dry Drowning

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The Truth Behind Dry Drowning
A story relating to “dry drowning” has permeated social media in recent weeks, for good reason. The story seems to be out of a parent’s worst nightmare. A child who swam a few days earlier dies suddenly with water in his lungs and some physicians refer to the incident as “dry drowning”. Many of the stories and articles continually shared about the incident contain misinformation. Integrity Urgent Care is here to help you separate fact from fiction. Medically, there is no such thing as dry d...
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| Categories: Integrity Urgent Care, Urgent Care Services, Pediatric Urgent Care | Tags: Drowning Prevention, Child Drowning, Secondary Drowning, Water Safety, Dry Drowning, Drowning | View Count: (968)
We Are Now an Accredited Urgent Care!
We have exciting news! Integrity Urgent Care is now an accredited urgent care facility, certified by the Urgent Care Association. This certification aligns perfectly with our mantra: “Doing what is right for the patient is what we live by. Ensuring the best urgent care experience possible is what we strive for.” UCA Accreditation demonstrates a commitment to provide the scope of care consistent with an urgent care center that meets the criteria of the UCA certified center, including x-ray and ...
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| Categories: Integrity Urgent Care, Urgent Care Services | Tags: Accredited Urgent Care, Urgent Care Association, Urgent Care Accredidation | View Count: (412)
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First Aid Handbook: Cold Sores

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First Aid Handbook: Cold Sores
Many people – both children and adults – experience sores or blisters in and around their mouth from time to time. Cold sores – also called fever blisters – are a common group of sores caused by the herpes simplex (HSV-1) virus. The tiny, fluid-filled blisters most frequently appear on or around the lips but may also occur inside the mouth or nose. They should not be confused with canker sores, which are not contagious.
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| Categories: Integrity Urgent Care, Urgent Care Services, First Aid Handbook | Tags: Integrity Urgent Care, Integrity, Urgent Care, Healthcare, Bryan, College Station, Texas, Cold Sore, Mouth Sore, Mouth Blister, First Aid Handbook, herpes simplex | View Count: (529)
First Aid Handbook: Upper Respiratory Infections
Now that fall is here, it’s not uncommon to wake up one morning with that scratchy feeling in the back of your throat or find yourself having a sneezing attack at work. While many of us may experience seasonal allergies at this time of year, colds and upper respiratory infections may also be the cause of symptoms like these. The upper respiratory tract includes the sinuses, nasal passages, pharynx, throat, and larynx and an infection may occur in any or all of these passageways.
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| Categories: Integrity Urgent Care, Urgent Care Services, First Aid Handbook | Tags: Integrity Urgent Care, Integrity, Urgent Care, Healthcare, Bryan, College Station, Texas, Upper Respiratory Infection, Cold, First Aid Handbook | View Count: (477)
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Flu Shot Myths

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Flu Shot Myths
Have you gotten a flu shot this year? Life happens and it’s easy to put it off until a better time, but here are a few thoughts to help you make the decision to immunize you and your family – today. US Surgeon General Jerome Adams says, “Flu vaccinations save lives.”
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| Categories: Integrity Urgent Care, Urgent Care Services | Tags: Flu, Fall Flu, Integrity, Integrity Urgent Care, Bryan, College Station, Texas, Fall Illnesses, Flu Shot Myths | View Count: (750)
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OUCH - What's that Pain in my Toe?

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OUCH - What's that Pain in my Toe?
Ouch! Have you ever woken up with an excruciating pain in your big toe - literally? If this has every happened to you, it may be a symptom of a condition known as gout.
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| Categories: Integrity Urgent Care, Urgent Care Services, Healthcare | Tags: Gout, Gout Symptoms, Gout Treatment, Gout Care, Integrity, Integrity Urgent Care, Urgent Care, College Station, Bryan, Texas, Copperas Cove, Cleburne, Athens | View Count: (596)
First Aid Handbook: Preventing Fall Flu
Fall officially begins with the autumnal equinox (this year on September 22), when even in Texas our thoughts turn to pumpkin spice [everything!], harvest festivals, scarecrows, sweaters, and [of course] football. While you may not think about flu season until the weather really starts to feel like fall, the best time to get your annual fall flu shot may be earlier than you think.
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| Categories: Integrity Urgent Care, Urgent Care Services, Pediatric Urgent Care, Bryan/College Station, Copperas Cove, Athens, First Aid Handbook | Tags: Flu, Influenza, Integrity Urgent Care, Urgent Care, Flu Symptoms, Bryan Texas, College Station Texas, Cleburne Texas, Athens Texas | View Count: (486)
Does Your Child Need A School Physical?
Before you know it, your kids will be heading back to school! If your child is a student athlete, they need a physical every year, even before they begin practicing. Make this process as convenient as possible by stopping by Integrity Urgent Care - no appointment is necessary! Normally $35, if you mention this article, sports physicals are only $25 through August 31!
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Health Contest Breakdown

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Health Contest Breakdown
For many people it seems like the middle of summer – but there’s plenty of time left to give your health and fitness level a kick! The competition is open to anyone in the Bryan/College Station community who is ready and willing to improve their level of health. You do NOT need to be an existing client of Integrity Urgent Care. 
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| Categories: Integrity Urgent Care, Urgent Care Services | Tags: Integrity Urgent Care, Integrity Urgent Care Health Contest, Health Contest, Integrity, Urgent Care, College Station, Texas, Bryan | View Count: (481)
First Aid Handbook: Waterborne Illness
Getting into the water is probably one of almost everyone’s favorite things about summer. However, that favorite "swimming hole,” – whether your backyard or neighborhood pool, a nearby lake, or the ocean – may be hiding some nasty waterborne illnesses which can take the fun out of your water activities.
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| Categories: Integrity Urgent Care, Urgent Care Services, Healthcare, First Aid Handbook | Tags: Integrity Urgent Care, Integrity, Urgent Care, Athens, College Station, Copperas Cove, Texas, First Aid Handbook, Healthcare, Waterborne Illness, Swimming, Summer | View Count: (575)
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