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10 Ways to Burn Calories & Work Your Heart This Summer

Despite changing summer schedules and the hot summer sun, don’t let this time of year interfere with your fitness routine.  In fact, it’s the ideal time to try new sports and changing up your fitness routine.  If you’re normally a runner, try swimming this summer.   If you’re normally into soccer, try another quick paced team …
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The Heat is On: 6 Tips to Stay Healthy This Summer

Six steps to better your health during summer months Summer is officially upon us, which for many of us means extra time outdoors, basking in swimming pools, enjoying hikes, and much more. However, it also means you’re more exposed to certain illnesses, allergies, and infections. Wondering how you can take advantage of the summer sunshine while …
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5 Common Basketball Injuries Can Be Treated at an Urgent Care

In the spirit of the end of the basketball season and an exciting NBA finals between Golden State and the Cleveland Cavaliers, we wanted to remind basketball fans and players of the types of basketball injuries that can be treated at an urgent care.  MedSpring treats most non-life, limb or vision threatening injuries.  We have digital …
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How to Survive Allergy Season: Trivia Q&A

The more you know… the better you avoid allergies?  Knowledge is key when it comes to surviving allergy season happily and healthily. Take this quiz to learn what potential allergen triggers are, the start and end of allergy season, symptoms of allergies and how to prevent allergies.   (Answers are at the bottom of this post.) …
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Grand Opening w/ Free Portillo’s at MedSpring – W Lakeview

We keep growing in Chicago! Our Chicago crew is so excited to welcome another MedSpring center in the area.  This center, conveniently located in West Lakeview near Ashland/School will be opening May 11, 2015 for patients.  To celebrate the new clinic, we’re hosting a Grand Opening celebration Saturday, May 16th the only way we know …
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What’s the 4-1-1 on a Chlamydia Test?

Sometimes questions about sexual health matters are the hardest to discuss. That’s why we wrote a quick blog on one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in the United States, chlamydia.  It can have serious health consequences if left untreated, so it’s important to be knowledgeable about the infection and get tested if …
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5 Things to Remember about Condoms for Sexual Health

We’re all about health safety at MedSpring, and for sexually active individuals, health safety means consistently using condoms properly to reduce the risk of getting an STD.  Even for the best-intentioned individual, there are some condom flaws that may make what seems like safe sex, unsafe. Here’s what to look out for or keep in …
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How to Protect Your Ears during Music Festivals

With SXSW starting this weekend in Austin, and a big summer lineup of concerts in other cities we operate in (Lollapalooza in Chicago, Free Press Summer Fest in Houston, Vans Warped Tour, and much more), we felt it was important to touch on how to protect your ears during concerts and music festivals. Exposure to …
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