| Posted On Nov 29, 2022 | By:

The Gift of Getting Enough Sleep During the Holidays

We are all working so hard this time of the year to get everything done on time for the holidays. Trying to squeeze in holiday commitments like shopping, cooking, family dinners, or attending to the never-ending to-do list, can all add up. The pressure of making the holidays special can certainly throw a wrench in our sleep routine.

So, what is it that has us not sleeping well during this joyous time of the year?

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| Posted On Nov 21, 2022 | By:

Thanksgiving Holiday Urgent Care Hours

During the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend, our Atrius Health practices will be closed for routine care on Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th except for those practices listed below, which are open for pre-scheduled urgent care appointments.

For Saturday, November 26th and Sunday, November 27th, our regional urgent care practices will be open for their typical weekend urgent care hours.

If you feel you need medical advice or think that you may need to be seen,

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| Posted On Nov 08, 2022 | By:

The Cold Truth About Cold Sores

Cold sores are incredibly common, and many people experience them from time to time. However, there’s a lot of stigma around cold sores, which can lead to confusion and embarrassment when you get one. So, what are cold sores exactly? And how can you treat them?

Cold sores appear as a cluster of small, fluid-filled blisters that usually form on the edges of your lips or mouth. They’re caused by the herpes simplex virus (HSV) and are spread through close personal contact,

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| Posted On Nov 03, 2022 | By:

Symptoms and Treatment of Croup

What is croup?

Croup is a common respiratory childhood illness best known for producing a distinct cough that sounds like a barking seal. Croup affects a child’s airways, including the voice box (larynx), the windpipe (trachea), and the tubes going into the lungs (bronchi).

The infection causes these airways to swell and narrow. When air is forced through a narrow passage during a cough, swollen vocal cords produce a barking cough.

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