How to Avoid Getting Sick While Trapped Indoors This Winter

This winter, take the right steps to protect yourself and your loved ones from catching a virus with these simple, savvy healthcare tips, all designed to keep you sickness-free while cooped up indoors!   Get enough quality sleep. No matter your age, it is impossible to overstate the importance of sleep. Not only is getting […]

Michiganders Participate in National Drug Take-Back Day

National Drug Take-Back Day is Saturday, October 27, 2018, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Drug Enforcement Agency hosts the annual National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day for the safe disposal of expired, unwanted and unused medications. Find a Michigan collection site near you. Drug addiction is a serious national epidemic. Each year more than 72,000 […]

STD Rates in Michigan Increase; Testing Urged

A healthy lifestyle includes sexual health. If you’ve had unprotected sex and are concerned, or are experiencing pain when urinating or in lower abdominal area, and/or have discharge from the genital area, it’s best to be tested. The Michigan Department of Health and Human Services has issued a Sexually Transmitted Disease report for 2017. Chlamydia and […]

Michigan Urgent Care to Headline Brighton Chamber Business Event

HR Series: Drug Testing – What Every Employer Needs to Know Michigan Urgent Care and Occupational Health is pleased to announced that it will both sponsor and headline the inaugural HR Series hosted by the Greater Brighton Area Chamber of Commerce. On September 12, 11:30-1 p.m., at Ciao Amici’s Italian Restaurant, Michigan Urgent Care Occupational […]

Michigan’s Only Venomous Snake Strikes Livingston County Woman

Eastern massasauga rattlesnake bites, while rare, require immediate medical attention. Eastern Massasauga Found in Wetland and Wooded Areas, Sightings Infrequent Michigan’s diverse wildlife provides enjoyment and recreation throughout all four seasons of the year. While deer and fish are some of the most common and recognizable animals, there’s one shy and rarely-sited reptile that has […]

Have a Safe and Healthy Labor Day Celebration

Don’t let safety slip while letting loose. The Labor Day holiday is the last hurrah of summer before Southeast Michigan kids return to school. The same vigilance to safety at the start of the summer should be maintained. We’ve got three top safety tips to end summer injury-free. Wear a Helmet: Protect the head. Protects […]

National Drug Take Back Day Aims to Save Lives

Saturday, April 28, 2018, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Clear out your unused prescription medications and bring to a Take Back collection site near you Organized by the Drug Enforcement Agency, today’s Take Back event provides an opportunity for Americans to clear out unused, unwanted, or expired prescription […]

A Sweet Start to Spring without the Sugar Overload

The average Easter basket will hold more than a month’s worth of added sugar. In fact, Easter is second highest in U.S. candy sales, with Halloween in first and Valentine’s Day rounding out the top three. While it’s a day to celebrate, it’s also an opportunity to have a conversation with children about  balancing their […]

Winter-Proof Walking

Ice is an ever-present danger during the winter months especially after a thaw-and-freeze period. Black ice, ice that can’t been seen, is known to be on roads and can also be found on sidewalks and other walkways. As you prepare to walk out the door, follow these quick tips to stay safe – and on […]

4 Simple Ways to Keep the Flu Away

Flu season has officially arrived in Michigan as fast and furious as the cold and snow. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is reporting widespread flu activity for all of Michigan and much of the United States. Widespread means that more than 50% of a geographic region, such as counties, of a state […]