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How Antivirals Help if You’re Diagnosed With the Flu

When you think you've got the flu, it's very important that you get treatment as quickly as possible. For starters, you'll know that you're contagious and can stay away from people who may be at high risk for complications from the flu virus. You'll also reduce the...

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Think You’ve Got the Flu? Don’t Wait for Care!

As you well know, this year's flu outbreak is a bad one. South Carolina and North Carolina have been particularly hard hit in recent weeks. There have even been some deaths reported due to this illness. As an urgent care near you in Rock Hill, SC and Charlotte, NC,...

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Are You at Risk for Flu-Related Complications?

The flu is bad enough on its own. Even if you're in generally good health, most people feel worse when they've been diagnosed with influenza than with just about any other type of illness. However, those with certain conditions are at risk for serious—or even...

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How Bad Is the Flu in South Carolina?

Does it seem like everyone around you is sick? You're not imagining things. In addition to the colds, viruses, sinus infections, and other illnesses that take hold this time of year, the flu is also going around. In fact, South Carolina has widespread influenza...

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Save Lives by Giving Blood This Saturday

Did you know that approximately 30 Americans need blood every minute? That’s over 40,000 people every day. And when those people need blood, they’ll need it to be given by another person. That’s why blood donations are so critical. The staff at Riverview Medical Center wants to encourage as many people as possible to give […]

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6 Tips to Manage Your Stress Levels

Last week, we talked about common symptoms of stress. As we continue to observe Stress Awareness Month, the primary care and family practice professionals at Riverview Medical Center want you to know about ways you can manage your stress levels. Take good care of yourself. You can’t handle important situations in your life or anyone […]

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April Is Stress Awareness Month

Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month? Since 1992, health care workers from all over the United States have used these 30 days to highlight the hidden dangers of stress. Some health professionals have even called the high levels of stress in America an epidemic. As a primary care and family practice in […]

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How Chronic Sinusitis Affects Your Overall Wellness

In our last post, we talked about the differences between seasonal allergies and sinus infections. For some people, sinus infections happen once or twice a year. But others have a chronic form of sinusitis that can lead to more serious consequences. A recent study found that people who suffered from chronic rhinosinusitis had higher numbers […]

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Is it Allergies or a Sinus Infection?

Allergies and sinus infections are two very common issues we see here at Riverview Medical Center. Although some of the symptoms are the same, the conditions are actually quite different and may require different treatments. Here are some quick ways to tell which one you may have. Symptoms of Seasonal Allergies Seasonal allergies are caused […]

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5 Tips to Manage Your Seasonal Allergies

Seasonal allergies can really put a damper on your spring. With allergy season off to an early start this year, the team at Riverview Medical Center wants to offer you the following tips for managing your seasonal allergies. Keep your windows closed. It’s very tempting to open your windows and let the fresh spring air […]

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