Bedtime TV Watching

Your TV is Terrible at Tucking You In It’s called Circadian Rhythms. Sounds like an excellent calypso band, no? It’s the body’s natural responses to light and dark that prepare your body for sleep and waking. The gist – when it starts to get dark outside, the retina and the brain play a very effective game of telephone telling your …

National Childhood Obesity Month w/ Dr. Amy White

Childhood Obesity Childhood obesity is both an important and sensitive topic, that leaves many parents wondering “am I doing it right?” Our very own pediatrician, Dr. Amy White helps break down some essentials to help better understand this topic. What’s the best way to know if my child’s weight is healthy? The best way is to schedule a visit with …

5 Ways Cycling Can Improve Your Health and Maybe, Just Maybe, Your Whole Life

Benefits of Cycling We realize that title’s a lot to live up to. But we’re going to try. If you’re one of the many adults who finds running either too painful or too soul-crushing, then cycling might be your next best option. Why cycling, you ask (we assume)? There’s more to it than just lyrca and weird helmets. Here’s just …

National Breastfeeding Month: Q&A with Dr. White!

Benefits of Breastfeeding  Why breastfeed?    The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for your baby’s first 6 months, then continuing as complementary foods are introduced for 1 year or longer.  The health benefits for your baby are numerous, including reducing the risk of hospitalization for lower respiratory tract infections in the first year by 72% for infants breastfed …

Why Remedy Is Better Than The Emergency Room

By Jeremy Gabrysch, MD Remedy: Better than the ER When I’m not cruising around Austin in the Mini Cooper delivering healthcare to my patients’ doors, I’m usually treating people in the emergency room. This is rewarding work, but also serves as a reminder of why we started Remedy Urgent Care. In my observation, the majority of the patients that I …

The Healthcare Health Car

One of the best parts about being a Remedy provider is that we get to tool around Austin in our signature Mini Coopers. We specifically picked Mini Coopers for our provider rides because of their resemblance to old British ambulances. Despite their diminutive size, they also allow us to keep everything we need to provide on-site urgent care to our …

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 …