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Thyroid Awareness Month – What is your thyroid?

2018-12-31T10:35:39+00:00January 16th, 2019|Blog|

January is thyroid awareness month, which is a perfect opportunity to give some helpful information on understanding the function of the thyroid. What is your thyroid? Your thyroid is a small, butterfly-shaped gland located at the base of the neck. It plays a huge role in our bodies and influences the function of other organs. [...]

New Year Resolutions

2018-12-31T10:33:52+00:00January 2nd, 2019|Blog|

New Year, new you? With the start of a New Year comes with many New Year resolutions that people inevitably break by February. Did you know that only 8% follow through with their resolutions for the entire year? Rather than making strict resolutions, create goals that you have for the year. Instead of picking a [...]

The Flu: How to Deal with It?

2018-12-04T14:17:26+00:00December 28th, 2018|Blog|

The dreaded flu can be the absolute worst nightmare for anyone, but often can be a mild illness, unless you are in the high risk category, that doesn’t require any medical care. Even though it may not require a visit to the doctor, doesn’t mean it is an easy illness to deal with.  One of [...]

When You Need Antibiotics-and When You Don’t

2018-12-04T14:07:01+00:00December 17th, 2018|Blog|

We are making our way into the season of sickness and with that a trip to the doctor may be necessary for yourself or your child. It can be helpful to know what your options will be for your particular illness, especially when it comes to antibiotics. Not every illness can be given antibiotics, for [...]

Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

2018-12-04T14:13:35+00:00December 5th, 2018|Blog|

As the holidays are fast approaching, it can become difficult to maintain a healthy lifestyle during these busy days. The most important part when going through the holiday season is to maintain balance in your diet and lifestyle.  Portion control. Those buffets can be dangerous, especially when going up for a second or third serving. [...]

Tips for Fall Allergy Relief

2018-11-05T10:01:42+00:00November 24th, 2018|Blog|

Are the fall allergies getting you down? Well here are some helpful tips for dealing with those pesky allergies. As the weather changes pollen is released in the air. One of the main contributors to fall allergies is the ragweed plant and it produces pollen primarily from August to November.  Symptoms that people often have:  [...]

Reasons to Get the Flu Vaccine

2018-11-05T09:59:48+00:00November 14th, 2018|Blog|

According to the CDC, only approximately two of every five children and adults in the United States had received an influenza vaccine by early November 2017. While it may seem unnecessary to get your flu shot, you are actually putting yourself and others at risk for getting the flu.  Here are a few reasons why [...]

Meet Kendra Neeley, PA-C

2018-12-31T20:45:17+00:00November 1st, 2018|Blog, Kendra Neeley PA-C|

      Kendra Neeley joined Hampton Roads Urgent Care in fall of 2018. Kendra Neeley is a board certified Physician Assistant. She has experience in the primary care setting and was the sole PA for an Acute Care Facility in Kentucky before moving to Hampton Roads.   Kendra earned her Bachelor’s of Science degree [...]

How to Avoid Illnesses at School and Work

2018-10-02T14:18:13+00:00October 29th, 2018|Blog|

The simple cold is the main reason that kids miss school and adults miss work.  Each year there are millions of cases of colds. But you also have to protect yourself from other respiratory illnesses and germs, in general. Offices and schools are a breeding ground for germs to spread. So, how do you protect [...]