Is your desk making you sick?

If you’re like most people, your personal workspace harbors some of the most bacteria you encounter on a daily basis. If you were to stroll down the hallway, to say the break room, then you’ve entered into another environment filled with microscopic creepy crawlies, many of which contain more germs than what can be found on items in the restroom. …

The two body parts you’re probably not washing

Here at Remedy, we’re all about using obscure “national days” to provide practical medical advice that will keep you and your kids healthy and hearty. Today, we’re celebrating National Bubble Bath Day with a few hygiene tips because, let’s be honest, most people can afford to take that added couple of minutes in the shower or tub to do a …

Cedar Fever: How to Keep Your Symptoms in Check

Suffering from Cedar Fever? Many Austinites are this time of year. If you’re new to the area, or haven’t seen co-workers and friends stocking up on Kleenex this time of year, here’s everything you need to know. First thing’s first, you don’t actually get a fever. While inflammation of your allergies may slightly raise your temperature, Cedar Fever is not an …

Prescription delivery services in Austin

Too sick to leave the house? We understand. Here are some recommendations on prescription delivery services in the Austin area: Vina Pharmacy (North Austin, Round Rock, Cedar Park, Pflugerville) 11207 N Lamar Blvd, Ste A Austin, TX 78753 (512) 977-8844 East Austin Medicine Shop (Central and South Austin) 2115 E Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd Austin, TX 78702 (512) 643-0999 …

Fitness tips for the winter

Best Fitness Tips for Winter Did you know that working out in the cold burns more calories? Your body has to work harder to maintain a certain temperature, so you burn more than you would in the heat. So get out and get moving with these winter fitness tips!  Walk Even 15 minutes of walking can keep your metabolism moving. Make …

Croup 101: What Parents Need to Know

What is croup? Croup is an infection of the upper airway, most often caused by a common virus (parainfluenza) during the fall and winter.  The infection causes swelling around the vocal cords and trachea, which leads to the typical “seal-bark” cough. It can also cause a high-pitched noise called stridor when your child breathes in.   What other symptoms are …

Falling off the roof and other common holiday injuries

Holiday Injuries Did you know that Remedy can come to your house and treat you for lacerations, broken bones, and burns? We not only see illness and prescribe medications, but we encounter injuries all the time. Here are some REAL holiday injuries and how to avoid them! Falling off the roof While Santa may be able to land on your …

Cyber Monday: Health Picks

Cyber Monday: Healthy Options Wondering what to purchase for you or your family this Cyber Monday? Here are a few things the Remedy team recommends snagging while they’re on sale! Exergen thermometer: This thermometer uses infrared technology to provide most accurate reading. However, babies under 6 months advised to use rectal thermometer most accurate. Axillary temperatures under the armpit are …

How to have the best Thanksgiving ever

The Best Thanksgiving Ever? It’s about that time again and, if you’re anything like us, your week has been full of preparation. Preparing your home for guests, your heater for it’s yearly debut and your stomach for an overwhelming amount of turkey and dressing. There’s no denying that Thanksgiving is one of the greatest days of the year, and our …

Here’s why your pets matter

Your Pets Matter! Our providers and staff at Remedy are big fans of animals, and we love getting to meet your dogs, cats, hedgehogs, etc… at our visits. Many of us have pets, and some of us even volunteer with animal shelters and foster dogs. We also love the many benefits of having pets, as research and experience has shown: …