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5 At-Home Remedies To Manage Sinus Infections

Whenever you have questions about your sinus infection, we recommend you visit a doctor. Treatment for a sinus infection often entails antihistamines, nasal sprays or antibiotics.  The doctor may also recommend at-home treatments to treat your sinus infections which may include some of the following remedies.  Keep in mind that the goal of treating a …
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Wicker Park / Bucktown Guide: 10 Things to Do in the Area

We’ve been excited to open our fifth MedSpring Urgent Care in Wicker Park since we signed the lease months ago.  Our Chicago staff raves about the neighborhood and its never-ending list of entertainment and tasty food spots, and with our center located at Damen/North, we are close to all of it. Since we’re a little …
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Common General STD questions: Part 2

Talking about sexually transmitted infections can be difficult, and some patients may feel uncomfortable asking all of the questions they have about STDs.  Although we highly encourage all patients to have an open discussion about sexual health with their physicians, we wanted to answer a few common (and some, less common) questions about STDs here …
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4 Reasons Why Your Doctor May Not Prescribe Antibiotics

With WebMD and other online resources helping more patients diagnose themselves nowadays, patients often show up to a doctor’s office with their mind made up about the best treatment plan for their illness.  Many have already decided that they need antibiotics! Have you ever felt this way? A doctor, however, may not prescribe antibiotics.  Here’s …
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Medical Pickup Lines for Your Valentine

With the season of love coming up, we couldn’t help but curate a fun list of medical (read: nerdy) pickup lines.  Whether you’re dating / married to / friends with / just met someone in the medical field, or just appreciate a good pun, we hope you enjoy these Valentine’s Day themed pickup lines.  Feel …
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Feel Good Friday: February 6, 2015

This blog is just what it sounds like: a compilation of a few feel good stories.  Every month, we’ll curate the top inspiring or make-you-smile medical or health-related stories in our Feel Good Friday blog. Do you know of any feel good stories? Share them with us – we’re on Facebook and Twitter or by …
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MedSpring – Wicker Park Grand Opening Event

You’re formally, cordially, and cheerfully invited to attend MedSpring Urgent Care – Wicker Park’s Open House on February 19, 2015 from 5:30 pm until 7 pm.   Location: 1520 N Damen Ave (Click here to get directions on Google Maps) We’ll show off our new urgent care center, hand out free hand warmers and pizza and have …
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Common STD Questions: Herpes Edition

Awareness is key when it comes to preventing and treating sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).  Let’s review some of the key questions around one of the common types of STIs: herpes. Read on to get answers about herpes. How can you tell if someone has herpes? Unless someone is experiencing a herpes outbreak via a visible …
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Houston’s Top Active or Running Events in 2015

Houston, we have a list of ways for you to be active! From runs ending in a chocolate buffet (Yes. And chocolate fountains.) to a Wipe Out inspired fun run, Houston has some creative races! Are there any runs we missed? What runs are you participating in this year? Let us know on Facebook or …
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