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National Alcohol Awareness Month: 3 Tips for Drinking Responsibly

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Since 1987, the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence has sponsored April as National Alcohol Awareness Month. Their goal is to raise public awareness and understanding, reduce stigma, and encourage local communities to talk openly about alcohol-related issues. This month, Medac Health is doing our part by sharing tips for drinking responsibly. Whether you’reMORE

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National Poison Prevention Week: Poison Prevention Tips

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It’s National Poison Prevention Week, and Medac Health is dedicated to helping prevent accidental poisonings and getting community involved in poison prevention. There are 57 poison control centers in our country and more than two million poisonings are reported each year. Unfortunately, the majority of these incidents occur in children younger than six years old.MORE

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Discover Your Inner Hero During National Red Cross Month

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Since 1943, the President of the United States has proclaimed March as National Red Cross Month. We use this time to honor and support our American Red Cross heroes for helping and bringing hope to our country. “How can I give back?” is a common question heard among this time—and the truth is, there isMORE

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National American Heart Month: Lifestyle Changes for a Healthy Heart

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Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States? One in four deaths occur each year as a result. The good news is that making healthy choices and managing heart conditions can often avoid heart problems in the future. February is National American HeartMORE

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Tips To Stay Healthy This Fall

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It’s beginning to feel more and more like fall here in Wilmington, North Carolina, and the changing of the seasons is when many urgent care centers are at their busiest. The effect of changes in the weather on our health is undeniable—energy levels are lower and the reduction in sunlight (Vitamin D) has an affectMORE

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Asthma Triggers – Know The Signs

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Shortness of breath can come from a variety of different factors, and can be very uncomfortable. Sometimes a great exercise program can do the trick, but other cases require a closer look from a healthcare provider. The medical health professionals at Medac can help you better understand the symptoms of asthma. When you inhale, airMORE

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Only Urgent Care Open Until 11pm

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FIND YOUR MEDAC Choose the Medac Urgent Care closest to you, or if you need us between 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m., go straight to the Shipyard Boulevard location at Longleaf Mall. It’s the only urgent care facility in Wilmington that is open after hours. For more information about our convenient locations please click here

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It’s Time To Get Your Flu Shot

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It’s Time To Get Your Flu Shot | Make Your Flu Shot Appointment at Medac Health The flu virus is constantly changing, which is why everyone needs a flu vaccine every season. We’ve compiled answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about the virus and the vaccination. With flu season around the corner,MORE

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