What Is a Normal Body Temperature?

Spoiler alert! It’s not 98.6° F. Keep reading to find out why. In the mid-1800s, a German physician determined 98.6° F was the normal body temperature after studying more than a million temperatures from 25,000 people. However, recent research suggests challenges this long time standard and states the average normal body temperature is actually closer to 97° … Continued

DIY Ways to Remove Foreign Objects From Your Skin at Home

Splinter injuries are common, especially among children, so it’s important to know how to remove them safely. Small pieces of wood, glass and metal are the most common culprits and are often superficial enough to be easily removed from home. That being said, if you or your child has a large or deep splinter, it … Continued

How to Treat the Flu: A Guide

Are you wondering how to treat the flu? Do you have symptoms and are looking for the best advice? Getting the flu can stop you in your tracks and make it difficult to perform everyday tasks. Symptoms of flu include fatigue, headaches, a fever, and more. Most people will recover from the flu within a … Continued

A College Student’s Guide to Science Lab Injuries

Are you starting a lab this semester? If it’s been a while since you’ve worked near dangerous substances, you may need a refresher on how to prevent injuries. Luckily, most injuries and common ailments are easy to prevent with a few tips. Here is your quick guide to common science lab injuries, how to prevent … Continued

Burn Treatment: When to Visit Emergency Care

Did you know that over one million burns are treated or need medical attention every year? Have you recently suffered from a burn? Not sure what kind of burn treatment you might need? Don’t worry, keep reading to learn about the different types of burns, how to treat them at home, and when you need … Continued

5 Bladder Infection Symptoms to Look Out For

The percentage of women who experience a bladder infection is around 50% to 60%. In fact, women are much more likely to experience a bladder infection than men.  But regardless of who is more likely to get it, it’s important to know when you have a bladder infection that can lead to delirium and other … Continued

Save Your Spot in Line for Urgent Care and Reduce Your Risks

When you have an urgent healthcare concern, you need two things: Quality, completely capable medical care  Accessibility (walk-ins, convenient hours, open weekends, etc.) At State Urgent Care, we’re making our excellent care even more convenient for you. Simply by visiting our Home page, you can: See your wait time and your place in the queue … Continued