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First Aid Handbook: Upper Respiratory Infections
Now that fall is here, it’s not uncommon to wake up one morning with that scratchy feeling in the back of your throat or find yourself having a sneezing attack at work. While many of us may experience seasonal allergies at this time of year, colds and upper respiratory infections may also be the cause of symptoms like these. The upper respiratory tract includes the sinuses, nasal passages, pharynx, throat, and larynx and an infection may occur in any or all of these passageways.
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First Aid Handbook: Preventing Fall Flu
Fall officially begins with the autumnal equinox (this year on September 22), when even in Texas our thoughts turn to pumpkin spice [everything!], harvest festivals, scarecrows, sweaters, and [of course] football. While you may not think about flu season until the weather really starts to feel like fall, the best time to get your annual fall flu shot may be earlier than you think.
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Back to School Health Tips

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Back to School Health Tips
You may have been turning a blind eye to the back-to-school ads which have been appearing for weeks from Wal-Mart, Target, and other stores, but once the calendar turns to August it’s hard to deny that back-to-school is coming soon!
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First Aid Handbook: Waterborne Illness
Getting into the water is probably one of almost everyone’s favorite things about summer. However, that favorite "swimming hole,” – whether your backyard or neighborhood pool, a nearby lake, or the ocean – may be hiding some nasty waterborne illnesses which can take the fun out of your water activities.
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First Aid Handbook: Heat-related Illnesses
If you have been outdoors lately, you may have noticed - it’s HOT! Even though we know it’s coming, it seems like really HOT weather can come very quickly, especially here in Texas. Being outdoors in hot weather, especially when the heat is accompanied by high humidity, requires special precautions.
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First Aid Handbook: Mosquito, Tick, and Flea-Borne Illnesses
We aren’t the only ones who enjoy the warmer weather – as you continue to enjoy your time outside during the summer months, be wary of the pests who might want to join you. Reports released recently from the CDC revealed that the number of disease cases from mosquito, tick, and flea bites in the US tripled between 2004 and 2016.
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First Aid Handbook: Sunburns

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First Aid Handbook: Sunburns
You may feel like a sunburn is permanently attached to your list of summer activities—family vacations, beach days, pool parties, camping trips, grill-outs, and sunburns. It’s all part of the fun! But did you know that every sunburn can cause serious damage to your skin over the course of your life?
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Come Home From Your Vacation Healthy
Do you ever feel like you need a vacation from your vacation? It doesn’t matter how restful your time may be, trips can be exhausting. And after using a week of vacation days, who has time to tack on a couple of sick days? Yet, traveling often causes us to get sick. As you plan your summer trips, learn how you and your family can stay well while you travel.
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Integrity Urgent Care First Aid Handbook - Allergies
“‘Tis the season to be sneezing” is the song most Texans will be singing soon—if they aren’t already. Allergy season is upon us, and while it is unavoidable for most people, it doesn’t have to be miserable. That’s right - you don’t have to endure the awful symptoms associated with allergies. As you learn more about seasonal allergies, discover the treatment options that are available to help you feel better faster.
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Integrity Urgent Care First Aid Handbook - Fevers
A fever is the temporary increase in body temperature in response to a disease or illness. It’s important to remember that a fever is not an illness, but a sign that the immune system is fighting off a bacterial or viral infection. Most of the illnesses that cause a fever aren’t dangerous and treatable at home.
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