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What desk is best: standing vs sitting vs exercise ball?

According to The American Journal of Preventative Medicine, a sedentary lifestyle can reduce your life expectancy – an alarming report for those who sit eight hours a day at a standard “desk job.”  Because of reports like this, standing desks and sitting alternatives (like using an exercise ball as a chair) have grown in popularity …
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How to Prevent Cheerleading Injuries

A peppy combination of gymnastics and dancing, cheerleading is an acrobatic and intense sport; in fact, it has one of the highest injury rates in sports. All those high tosses, stunts, and flips can cause a range of knee, ankle, wrist, and head injuries. As with any sport, some bumps and bruises are unavoidable; however, …
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Partners Urgent Care Medford is Now Open

Partners Urgent Care is delighted to announce the opening of its new center in Medford, MA. The new healthcare facility is located at127 Main Street (right at the intersection of Main St. and Mystic Ave, across the street from the fire department). The center offers ample parking and is located only a few steps away from the …
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Partners Urgent Care Opens 2nd Cambridge Center in Porter Square

Partners Urgent Care is pleased to announce the opening of its 2nd Cambridge center located in Porter Square. The new healthcare facility is located at 1815 Massachusetts Avenue a half block south of the Porter T-line stop and will offer trusted and affordable care to Spring Hill, Neighborhood Nine, Harvard University and surrounding neighborhood communities. This is the …
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Partners Urgent Care Woburn is Now Open

Partners Urgent Care is delighted to announce the opening of its newest Boston-area center in Woburn, MA. The clean, modern center is conveniently located at 425 Washington Street in the shopping center with Kohl’s and Pier 1 Imports. It can be easily accessed from Highway 93 and 95 and will offer trusted and affordable care …
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Partners Urgent Care Burlington is Now Open

Partners Urgent Care is delighted to announce the opening of its newest Boston-area center in Burlington, MA. The new facility is located at 47 Middlesex Turnpike off Highway 95 at the intersection of Lowell and Adams Streets and is convenient to the Burlington, Lexington and Bedford communities. Come by our grand opening event November 17 …
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Partners Urgent Care Open Thanksgiving

There’s something special in the air: roasted chestnuts, spiced sweet potatoes, cranberry dressing and most importantly, turkey. We hope you have a happy and safe Thanksgiving filled with friends, family and good food, and if the unexpected happens we’ll be open at select centers in your area. Partners Urgent Care Open Thanksgiving 2017 The following …
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Scariest Halloween Candy for Dental Health

The leaves are turning, pumpkins abound and everyone is preoccupied with their costumes; Ah, Halloween has arrived. But there is something even more sinister than witches and ghouls lurking in the shadows come October 31st – tooth decay. Halloween is the number one holiday for candy consumption in the United States. Last year, Americans spent …
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Best Way to Fight the Flu? Get a Flu Shot!

Do you know which of the following statements about the flu are correct? Up to 20% of people will get it this season. Thousands of Americans die each year from the flu or flu-related complications. The best way to prevent influenza is with an annual flu shot. It is a bit of a trick question, but …
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Free Flu Shot Weekends 2017

Come in to Partners Urgent Care select weekends this fall for your free flu shot. Free* Flu Shots This Fall Flu season is around the corner, but Partners Urgent Care has you covered with free flu shot weekends in September and October. This year the CDC is urging everyone over six months old to get …
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