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The Flu Is Coming ... Everything You Need to Know

Posted by The Urgency Room on January 03, 2019 04:46 PM
Be AwareJust about the time the relatives leave, the tree is put away and your New Year’s Resolutions kick in, it arrives: the flu.Last Year & This YearLast year was bad, REAL BAD. More than 6,400 people in our state were hospitalized becaus...Read More

5 Common Types of Child Injuries and How to Manage Them

Posted by The Urgency Room on December 04, 2018 07:20 PM
Children are often subject to a lot of scrapes and scratches throughout their younger years. Between running around on the playground and sports, it’s almost impossible to avoid some sort of injury. The more serious injuries, like a child’s broken bo...Read More

Preventing Itchy and Runny Eyes

Posted by The Urgency Room on November 29, 2018 11:32 PM
There’s no doubt that the spring and fall often bring about those nagging seasonal allergies we all try to avoid. With it comes annoying symptoms such as itchy and runny or watery eyes. Although, allergies might not be the only thing causing you to r...Read More

The Mysterious Brown Recluse Spider

Posted by The Urgency Room on November 01, 2018 01:39 PM
Venomous spiders are rare in Minnesota, but every once in a while people are bit by brown recluse spiders. This spider is also known as the violin spider due to the violin-shaped spot on its head.These spiders are abundant in the southern United Stat...Read More

6 Tips for Supporting Your Immune System

Posted by The Urgency Room on October 16, 2018 06:56 PM
No one likes to be sick. Especially during important times of the year or right before a big event. So how can we prevent the common cold or flu from creeping in? Supporting your immune system year round is critical to ward off unwanted illness. Luck...Read More

Managing Knee Pain from an Injury

Posted by The Urgency Room on October 16, 2018 06:54 PM
Knee InjuriesWe use our knees every day for something as simple as walking, so treating a knee injury is essential. If you injure your knee, possible injuries include a torn ACL, meniscus tear, or fracture.The knee joint is extremely complex. It is w...Read More

A Rundown on Summer Health Issues in Minnesota

Posted by The Urgency Room on September 13, 2018 03:43 PM
It’s finally summer; the perfect time of year to head to the beach, take a dip in the pool, or enjoy a barbecue. Summer is a great time to see family and catch up with friends, and the last thing you want is to get sick. Unfortunately, several health...Read More

Nosebleed Prevention: A Beginners Guide

Posted by The Urgency Room on September 13, 2018 03:34 PM
Nosebleeds can come in a variety of forms and tend to be quite common. More often than not though, they are usually more of a nuisance rather than a medical issue. Nosebleeds can happen at any time and are typically more common during the cold and dr...Read More

Ear Infections

Posted by The Urgency Room on August 30, 2018 05:19 PM
Ear infections are more common in children than in adults but can occur in both. At The Urgency Room, we have board certified emergency physicians that can diagnose and treat ear infections in both children and in adults. When you’re in a hurry and w...Read More

Does My Child Have Asthma?

Posted by Katie Pierson on July 18, 2018 05:59 PM
Asthma is the most prominent chronic disease to be diagnosed in children. More than 7 million American children have asthma. Although most people show symptoms of asthma by age 5, the condition can begin at any age. Asthma in kids can be scary, espec...Read More