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Tips & Tricks to Deal with Ticks

It’s officially summer in North Carolina – which means it’s officially tick season, too. And, unfortunately, because we had one of the mildest winters on record in 2016-2017, we’re predicted to have a peskier than normal tick problem this year. What do you do if you get bitten by a tick? Don’t panic. Family medicine […]

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Fireworks Safety on July 4th

Each year, emergency departments in the United States treat approximately 7,000 patients for injuries caused by fireworks.  Injuries from fireworks can range from burns to more serious medical problems like cuts and amputations. In severe cases, consequences from fireworks use can result in death. Protect yourself and your family by following these guidelines from the National Fire […]

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