Listeria – What Is It, and What To Do

Listeria sounds like one of those beautiful native flowers you have growing behind your house. “Don’t the listeria look lovely?” Unfortunately folks, Listeria monocytogenes is a deadly bacteria that is not to be trifled with, found commonly on fruits like melons and a variety of raw veggies. And Mann Packing turned up the little guy on a screening test, and …

8 Rashes Your Family Should Know About

8 Rashes You and Your Family Need to Know About Oh fiddlesticks – is that a rash? Rashes often appear out of nowhere and leave you wondering “is this a serious rash or just a normal rash?” And then there’s the dreaded Google search, or worse still – the Google image search. And now you’ve lost your appetite.  And no …

How to Spot Signs of Mold Exposure

Do You Know How to Spot Signs of Mold Exposure? Mold is everywhere. Mold is outside and inside your home. It’s been around for thousands of years, but what exactly is it? Mold is a type of fungi and there are thousands of species of mold – some which have great benefits. Ever heard of penicillin? It’s actually made from …

Do I Have a Food Allergy, or Sensitivity?

Have you ever eaten something that made you feel terrible? Something that made you feel sick, nauseous, or even gave you a headache? It might have left you wondering – “do I have a food allergy?” You probably know that some food allergies can be serious and even life-threatening – but what about food sensitivities that have become more common …

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What is Urgent Care Used For?

What is Urgent Care Used For?: Our Guide Urgent care has become synonymous with many of the medical care facilities sprawling across major cities, all across the United States. There are many definitions of an urgent care center, yet the most common is a medical facility where it’s not quite a full-scale emergency room, yet it’s also not quite a …

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Do You Need Insurance for Urgent Care?

Do You Need Insurance for Urgent Care?: Our Guide This is a very common question we receive here at Remedy and thankfully, we’re able to provide you with the same high-quality level of care as those who are insured for a small fee. Yes, you read that correctly. We offer excellent medical care via house-call doctor visits and telemedicine for …

Simple Diet Hacks – 4 Foods to Eat Less / More

It’s a simple question – “What’s an easy change I can make to improve my long-term health?” And if the issue isn’t smoking, drinking or exercise, we’re likely to talk about your diet. A recent survey conducted by UnitedHealthcare showed that over 80% of Americans want to pay more attention to their health. Studies show that diet is the single …

Measles : What Does it Look Like?

Should I Be Worried About Measles? It goes without saying that we are hearing a lot in the news media these days about measles. It’s understandable why. A hundred years ago, infectious diseases (like measles) resulted in nearly half of all deaths in the US. The advent of antibiotics and immunizations have reduced this to less than 3% now. In …

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Can You Still Get Sick in the Summer???

Can You Still Get Sick in the Summer?: Our Guide Several people believe sickness temporarily evaporates for society when the sun is shining, the birds are chirping, and all of the fun vacations are being experienced. However, this is not entirely true love regardless of the year, people are still becoming sick and require medical attention. Thankfully, there are services …

Probiotics

“Should I take some probiotics while I’m on antibiotics, doc?” I get this question all the time. There’s seemingly endless information about probiotics and the microbiome (AKA the universe of microscopic life that dwells in the darkness of your intestines), and many people are recognizing the importance of keeping those symbiotic organisms  happy.  We’ve written about kombucha before, the fermented …