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What is Causing My Child’s Fever?

Posted by The Urgency Room on March 02, 2018 09:08 PM
When a child says that they’re not feeling well, or if they appear ill, one of the first steps parents take is to feel their child’s forehead for a signs of a fever. And for good reason. While fever is not an illness on its own, fever is a common sym...Read More

Common Ankle Injuries and How To Treat Them

Posted by The Urgency Room on February 27, 2018 04:59 PM
When we think about ankle injuries, we often think about them being the result of a sports injury. While it’s true that sports are often the culprit of ankle injuries, you don’t have to be LeBron James or Simone Biles to suffer an ankle injury. An an...Read More

5 Common Classroom Colds and Viruses

Posted by The Urgency Room on February 27, 2018 04:56 PM
When the cold season strikes, classrooms are often hit hard. In school, kids are always in contact with each other, and are prone to spreading germs to commonly used items. Shared classroom materials, computers, recess equipment, door knobs, desks, a...Read More

Your Guide to Staying Safe While Winter Biking

Posted by The Urgency Room on February 07, 2018 10:14 PM
Riding a bicycle is an excellent form of exercise. Riding a bicycle improves a person’s health by increasing a bicyclist’s cardiovascular fitness, joint mobility, muscle strength and flexibility while decreasing their stress levels and body fat level...Read More

Common Causes of Chest Pain

Posted by The Urgency Room on February 02, 2018 03:59 PM
Chest pain is one of the more common symptoms that requires people to receive medical attention. When most people think about chest pain, their minds immediately leap to heart attacks. While chest pain is a symptom of suffering a heart attack, more t...Read More

Most Common Winter Injuries in Minnesota

Posted by The Urgency Room on January 29, 2018 05:17 PM
Cold weather and snow are not the only things that arrive when fall fades into winter. The change in season also brings a number of injuries that are unique to winter. If you’ve experienced an injury while performing a wintertime activity, you’re not...Read More

Cold Vs Flu: When You Should See A Doctor

Posted by The Urgency Room on January 19, 2018 09:38 PM
It can be difficult to tell the difference between a common cold and influenza. Both of these illnesses can cause similar symptoms including fever, sore throat, body aches, cough and congestion. Colds and the influenza are both respiratory illnesses...Read More

You Have a Sprained Knee, What Do You Do?

Posted by The Urgency Room on January 04, 2018 10:40 PM
Spraining your knee is a painful, disruptive injury that can throw a wrench in your ability to move around normally. Due to the different degrees of knee sprains, it can often be hard for people to recognize whether or not their knee sprain can be tr...Read More

Weekend Camping Trip? What Should Be In Your First Aid Kit

Posted by The Urgency Room on August 25, 2017 03:35 PM
With three locations in the Twin Cities, The Urgency Room plays host to a lot of campers and outdoorsmen and women who encounter an issue while out exploring Minnesota’s beautiful vistas. Whether you’re camping in the woods or hiking across the bluff...Read More

3 Spring Allergies and How to Treat Them

Posted by The Urgency Room on August 25, 2017 03:31 PM
The days are longer, the air is warmer and the flowers are blooming. Nearly one-third of American adults claim spring as their favorite season. For those who don’t enjoy the season, though, it’s probably because the melting snow and the burgeoning bl...Read More