The Most Common Cause Of Cancer is Right Outside

Summer Days in Austin, Texas In a hot Austin summer, the sun can be a source of a lot of fun, as well as a lot of pain. Without good sunscreen applied thoroughly and often, we put ourselves and families at risk of sunburns, premature aging and skin cancer. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the …

Why You (Probably) Don’t Need A Yearly Physical

Yearly Physicals For a long time, it was accepted wisdom that everybody needs to get an annual physical. However, recent studies have found that yearly physicals don’t do much for healthy adults. “I only recommend annual physicals for certain people,” Jeremy Gabrysch, MD said. “Multiple studies have shown that they are not necessary in otherwise healthy, asymptomatic people. The likelihood …

Don’t Poison Your Kids: Summer Cookout Safety

It’s summertime – the heat is on and your crew is hungry. For many of us that means cooling off in the pool or at the lake, firing up the grill and diving into yummy summer desserts like ice cream and fresh fruit.  Keep everyone happy and healthy while you prepare that delicious cookout. The last thing you want is …

And The Finger’s Red Glare: 4th of July Firework Safety

Celebrate and Play it Safe The Fourth of July is approaching, and with it, the time-honored American tradition of playing with explosive things where the emphasis is more on spectacle than on safety. It’s a tradition that goes back 239 years. We set off small explosions on the Fourth of July because John Adams wanted us to. Before the Declaration …

Why is Zika called the “quiet virus?”

Zika Virus Explained It’s summertime, and the urge to get outside and have some fun in the sun is just about impossible to resist. But there’s something serious to keep in mind once the sun goes down. That’s because dusk is when mosquitoes start to swarm, and since those annoying critters can spread the dreaded Zika virus, it’s more important …

Global House Call: An Ethiopia Q&A With Dr. Gabrysch

Questions & Answers: Ethiopia This week, Dr. Jeremy Gabrysch and his son, Nate, are traveling to Ethiopia to distribute nearly 500 pounds of medical equipment and medicine to the doctors and staff at Soddo Christian Hospital, where Dr. Jeremy served as Chief Medical Officer for three and a half years. Remedy has committed to donating a portion of our proceeds …

Summer Sports, Camps and Physicals

Summer Sports: Our Guide Summer has arrived and with it hectic schedules. From summer camps to sport leagues and clubs, children love to stay active during the summer. A sports physical is a standardized comprehensive checkup, designed to discover any physical issues your child may endure while participating in any type of physical activity.  Sport physicals are effective at ensuring …

How to Prevent and Treat Summertime Ailments

Summertime Ailments Summer is almost here!  Flu and cold season is gone, but the summer brings its own set of medical issues to stay in the know about. Here are a few ideas for how you can both prevent and remedy common summertime ailments: Sprains & Fractures Summertime is for getting outside and playing as much as possible, but being …

Six Urgent Care Services You Can Get in Your Own Home

1. IV Fluids Ever found yourself in this situation? Your kids or spouse get the “stomach flu”, and you do everything in your power to keep from getting it. Religious hand washing, hand sanitizer pump bottles everywhere, Lysol on all the doorknobs and faucets. But then, it hits you. You vomit all night long, and start seeing days lost in front …