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6 Tips for a Healthy Summer

Six easy steps to better health this summer Summer is officially upon us, which for many of us means extra time outdoors, basking in swimming pools, enjoying hikes, and much more. However, it also means you’re more exposed to certain illnesses, allergies, and infections. Take advantage of the summer sunshine while also being in charge …
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Partners Urgent Care Open Near Boston Common at City Place

Partners Urgent Care is pleased to announce the opening of its newest Boston center located close to Boston Common. The new healthcare facility is located at City Place at 137 Stuart Street. This is the sixth Partners Urgent Care location joining centers opened earlier this year in Cambridge at Central Square and in the town …
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Stay in the Game with a Partners Sports Physical

The school year is coming to an end and most children participating in summer sports and camp will be required to complete a sports physical. Partners Urgent Care makes getting your child’s physical quick and convenient, so they can stay in the game! In order to help parents prepare for the upcoming sports and camp …
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Partners Urgent Care Opens New Center in Canton, MA

Partners Urgent Care is thrilled to expand in the greater Boston, Massachusetts area with the opening of our newest center located at 95 Washington St, Suite 204, Canton, MA in The Village Shoppes of Canton. This is the fifth Partners Urgent Care location in the greater Boston area with additional centers in Cambridge, Watertown, Newton and Brookline. …
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Partners Urgent Care Offering Free Flu Shots at Select Centers

  It’s not too late to get a flu vaccine! Flu season is hitting late this year, with the CDC reporting widespread flu activity across the entire country. Local news outlets have begun actively reporting increased cases of patients with flu symptoms appearing at doctor’s offices, clinics and emergency rooms. But the growing cases don’t …
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Guide to Getting and Staying Active

New, eager people often flock to the gym on January 1st to begin their New Year’s fitness resolutions. While it’s no secret that physical activity is a key component in life-long health and wellbeing, there is so much information circulating online and on social media that it is often difficult to separate fact from fiction …
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Comparing Primary Care and Urgent Care

Understanding the role of your primary care physician can help you decide when urgent care is a good option to supplement your care. Consumers have a lot of choices when seeking healthcare. In-store clinics, concierge services and even tele-health provide an ecosystem of convenient medical possibilities from which to choose. While having an expanded range …
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6 tips for choosing the right health plan for you

  It’s open enrollment time already? It seems like the time to pick a new health plan comes faster each year. And each year it feels more challenging to determine what you will need and what you can afford as the healthcare landscape changes and insurance plans evolve their options. We’ve canvassed some of the …
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Ice or Heat? What to Use When

Dance-off gone wrong? Injured in a ninja fight? Now that you have a twisted ankle, the important question is – should I apply ice or heat to it? It’s possible that making the wrong choice can make your injury worse. Use the guide to clarify what to use and when. A good rule to follow …
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Urgent Care? Or Emergency Room?

Most folks don’t look forward to unexpected illnesses or injuries. When they do happen, it seems like its always at the worst time. So what should you do if that illness or injury requires medical attention? Some health issues just can’t wait until the doctor can squeeze you in. And the emergency room can be …
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