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Flu Season 2018

The 2017-2018 flu season was the deadliest season in over 40 years. Last year, Anne Schuchat, the acting director of the CDC stated that “hospitalizations from the flu are now the highest that we’ve seen in nearly a decade”. By

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The Dangers of Vaping

Recently, there has been a trend of switching from the traditional cigarette to vapor cigarettes. One contributing factor may be due to the notion that vapor smoke has fewer carcinogens. Although the levels of carcinogens are less, there are other

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Hypertension: High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a “silent killer“. The reason it is known as a silent killer is that it works behind the scenes to cause damage, meaning you may not feel sick. Hypertension is a common disease amongst adults in

The Problem with Medications

Medications are a progressive factor of our healthcare society. They are helpful surrogates to our health. However, with the increase in medication availability there is an increase in the pill burden on the patient. Nowadays it seems there is a

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Summertime

Watermelon…Raspberries…Mangoes…They’re back in season!? That means it’s Summertime! School has ended for Palm Beach County students, teachers, and other professionals working for the school district. Bathing suits, sunglasses, and sunscreen are making their way to the forefront of our closets

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May is Melanoma and Skin Detection and Protection Month

May is the health awareness month that accentuates the importance of protecting your skin. In South Florida, May already starts feeling like the summer, so precaution is necessary. In South Florida, precaution is always necessary given the increased amounts of

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Psoriasis Awareness Month

August is Psoriasis Awareness Month The skin is the human body’s largest organ, and it is quite amazing. It is durable, regenerative, and can handle the wear and tear of everyday life. However, it is not immune to infection and

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July 4th Health and Safety Tips

The Fourth of July is the day Americans celebrate their independence! It is a federal holiday where many of you will be off from work, and regular day camps will be closed. Get your grilling supplies in order, make sure

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The Doctor will see you now

Welcome to ExpressDocs Urgent Care Center. Our doors are now open to you and your family. We are your new Urgent Care Medical Center located in the Delray Square shopping center – on Military Trail and Atlantic Avenue in Delray

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The Flu Tracker

A Weekly Influenza Surveillance Report Prepared by the Influenza Division. Click the images below to see large charts

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