News & Updates

Allergy-Safe Halloween Trick or Treating Explained

For most kids, Halloween is a time for costumes, parties, trick or treating, and candy eating. Halloween candy is exciting for every child, but facing restrictions of a gluten-free diet while Trick-or-Treating can be challenging and disappointing for children. And for those with food allergies, it can be just plain old scary, so here is allergy-safe Halloween Trick […]

By |October 29th, 2018|Blog|Comments Off on Allergy-Safe Halloween Trick or Treating Explained

Protect Your Child This Halloween

Remember when the only challenge you had at Halloween was which superhero your child wanted to be? It’s a whole new world out there these days with everything from poison candy concerns to unknown neighbors. What’s a trick-or-treater to do when all he or she wants is to come home with a bag full of […]

By |October 26th, 2018|Blog, Health Updates|Comments Off on Protect Your Child This Halloween

College Vaccines for Freshman: Q & A

Have a child on their way to college? College opens up a new world of opportunity, but also a new world of risks. Communal living spaces, less-than-sanitary conditions, and irregular sleeping habits all can leave students vulnerable to disease. That’s why prevention is key, and vaccines are now being required for your incoming freshman, especially if […]

By |August 13th, 2018|Blog, Health Updates, Medical Minutes|Comments Off on College Vaccines for Freshman: Q & A

10 Important Safety Tips When Around Fireworks

We love the  fourth of July. It’s a wonderful day, weekend… often week… filled with backyard bar-b-ques, celebrations, and fireworks. But for about 230 families a year, it also means a trip to the emergency room. This year especially, because the holiday falls mid-week, we have an extended 4th of July celebration; more opportunities for fun, but also […]

By |July 1st, 2018|Blog, Medical Minutes|Comments Off on 10 Important Safety Tips When Around Fireworks

Do I Have an STI or an STD?

It is pretty much general knowledge that STD stands for Sexually Transmitted Disease, but what of this new term STI that we are seeing  so frequently? There’s a lot of confusion between these two terms, so Urgent Care Danbury is here to set the record straight once and for all. In honor of National STD and […]

By |April 17th, 2018|Blog, News|Comments Off on Do I Have an STI or an STD?

Complications of an Untreated UTI

Urinary Tract Infections (UTI’s) are very common amongst women and adolescent girls, although men can experience them as well. Urinary tract infections are also known as bladder infections, but can negatively affect any part of the urinary tract. Sometimes they be caused by sexually transmitted bacteria. Urinary tract infections are also reported as the most common […]

By |March 27th, 2018|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on Complications of an Untreated UTI

8 Signs You’re Having a Heart Attack

At Urgent Care Danbury we are giving you the 8 Signs that you may be having a heart attack. Heart disease can be controlled, even in those with genetic risk factors. There are always things you can be doing, especially if you are at risk for heart disease to help prevent heart disease or a […]

By |March 7th, 2018|Blog, Health News, Health Updates|Comments Off on 8 Signs You’re Having a Heart Attack

Why You Can’t Get Rid of Your Cough

There are many different factors that  cause coughs. Some of these factors are relatively harmless, while others may be a cause to seek medical attention. Regardless of the explanation, a cough can be extremely irritating, and if it has been lingering for a while it might be time to figure out the exact cause. At […]

By |February 27th, 2018|Blog, Health Updates|Comments Off on Why You Can’t Get Rid of Your Cough

Signs and Symptoms of Bronchitis and Pneumonia

As this news worthy winter rages on, we are still in the midst of cold and flu season. Unfortunately, these illnesses don’t always stop there. In some cases, they can develop into more serious illnesses such as bronchitis, and even pneumonia. Many people frequently confuse pneumonia with bronchitis, because the symptoms of these two illnesses […]

By |January 19th, 2018|Blog, Health News|Comments Off on Signs and Symptoms of Bronchitis and Pneumonia

Bomb Cyclone Can Lead to Hypothermia and Frostbite

After an unseasonably warm start on the East Coast, winter is finally letting us feel its chill. The media is calling this a historic Bomb Cyclone that is affecting the entire East Coast, and we are currently at more risk than ever when it comes to winter health hazards. Hypothermia, heart attacks and frostbite are […]

By |January 4th, 2018|Blog, Health News, News & Updates|Comments Off on Bomb Cyclone Can Lead to Hypothermia and Frostbite
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