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ER Vs. Urgent Care: Which One Do You Need To Go To?

Whenever you need medical attention right away, it’s scary. When you’re in pain, you want help—and you want it now. Both the ER and urgent care provide solutions for a situation that has to be dealt with immediately. But there is a difference between the two. While all medical conditions require attention, some situations need [...]

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A Trip to the ER is No Treat

Did you know? Halloween had the fifth highest number of ER visits involving children. Out of eight holidays, Halloween had the fifth highest number of ER visits involving children aged 18 years and younger, according to 2007-2013 data from the National Electronic Injury Surveillance System. We want your little ones to stay safe this fall, because an [...]

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3 Reasons An Ambulance Beats Driving For Heart Attacks And Strokes

You woke up this morning with discomfort in your chest, and your jaw hurts. You think you may have slept wrong, so you shower and get ready for work. As you get into your car, you start feeling nauseated and lightheaded. You know something is wrong. You’re debating whether to call 911 and wait for [...]

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When Concussions In Sports Call For A Doctor’s Visit

The world of sports can quickly turn from fun and games to life-threatening danger—and possibly even death. Consider the late IndyCar driver 37-year-old Justin Wilson, who was struck in the head by debris in a crash, went into a coma, and then died one day later, reports ESPN. A common misconception is that an injury [...]

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St. Mark’s Hospital to Open New Satellite Emergency Department in Taylorsville

In order to better address the healthcare needs of Taylorsville City, St. Mark’s Hospital is opening a new free-standing emergency department in the community. The fourth of its kind in Utah, the Taylorsville Emergency Center will provide comprehensive, hospital-based emergency services. The experienced board-certified physicians, nurses and other St. Mark’s-affiliated staff at the new emergency [...]

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