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ER vs Urgent Care

ER vs Urgent Care

Do you know the difference between the ER and Urgent Care? More importantly, do you know where to go? It can be difficult to know what separates the ER and Urgent care. The ER should be visited if the problem is major, or life threatening. Advanced Urgent Care &...

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4th of July Recipes

4th of July Recipes

Not sure what to cook for the 4th of July? If you, like many people, haven't planned your menu, or if you were simply going to stick to the classic, burgers, brats and dogs menu, we recommend thinking about switching it up this year! Try cooking up one of these...

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Pre-Hike Preparation

Pre-Hike Preparation

Living in Colorado, we are fortunate enough to have access to thousands of miles of hiking trails and paths. Hiking is a great way to get out, enjoy the weather and get exercise! Did you know, that before taking a hike of any length there are three key things you...

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Substance Abuse & COVID-19

Substance Abuse & COVID-19

With a crisis such as the COVID-19 pandemic, it is common for people to have increased anxiety and stress surrounding financial security, employment, health and more. This increase in  stress can lead to increases in alcohol and substance abuse. We've gathered some...

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Fathers Day Recipes

Fathers Day Recipes

Don't forget Father's Day is this weekend! Not sure what to get dad? We recommend gifting him with a fabulous home cooked meal this year! Try making your father figure of these delicious recipes below! Best-Ever Barbecued Ribs INGREDIENTS 2½ tablespoons kosher salt 1...

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Healthy Summer Recipes

Healthy Summer Recipes

Cooking in the summer can be tough. It's hot, stores are busy, and some foods just sound too heavy or greasy for the weather. We've gathered a few great recipes that are not only healthy and simple, but they're light, meaning you won't feel "heavy" or gross after...

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Six Simple Spring Recipes

Six Simple Spring Recipes

Not sure what to cook? We've gathered six simple spring recipes that are sure to satisfy appetites. These recipes are light and flavorful, and do a great job of reminding you that spring has sprung! Spaghetti al Limone With Asparagus INGREDIENTS 1 lb. spaghetti ⅔ cup...

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Mindful Eating

Mindful Eating

Mindful eating is about using mindfulness to reach a state of full attention to your experiences, cravings and physical cues when eating. According to Healthline, mindful eating has has been shown to promote weight loss, reduce binge eating, and help you feel better....

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Understanding Migraines

Understanding Migraines

A migraine can cause severe throbbing pain or a pulsing sensation, usually on one side of the head. It's often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. If you've ever experienced a migraine, you know the pain can be so severe that...

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Introducing Dr. Kevin Chicoine

Introducing Dr. Kevin Chicoine

We are pleased to announce the newest addition to the Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine Team, Dr. Kevin Chicoine! Dr. Chicoine earned his medical degree from the University of South Dakota School of Medicine. He is board certified in occupational...

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It’s Peak Flu Season!

It’s Peak Flu Season!

We are right in the middle of peak flu season!  We have already seen several cases of the flu this year, and expect to see many more. If you haven't received your flu shot yet, there's still time! What is Influenza (Flu)? Flu is a contagious respiratory illness caused...

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Snowshoeing in Colorado

Snowshoeing in Colorado

Where to go Snowshoeing in Colorado Snowshoeing is a great way to stay active during the winter! Not sure where to start? Check out the list below for 5 great places to go snowshoeing in Colorado! 1. Sprague Lake This flat, half-mile trail circles the lake, which lies...

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Slow Cooker Recipes

Slow Cooker Recipes

There's nothing worse than having a long day of work, driving home during rush hour traffic, then having to spend more time than you'd like prepping and cooking dinner. Slow cookers are a great way to minimize the stress and time spent cooking. We've gathered some of...

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Frostnip and Frostbite

Frostnip and Frostbite

While slips, trips and falls are some of the most common winter injuries, another injury that is quite common especially during the colder months, is Frostnip and Frostbite. Frostbite is an injury caused by freezing of the skin and underlying tissues. First your skin...

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Avoid Snow Sport Injuries

Avoid Snow Sport Injuries

WHAT CAUSES SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING INJURIES? Most snow sport injuries are traumatic, caused by being on dangerous terrain, lift accidents, falls, and collisions. In many instances, fatigue after a long day on the slopes or poor judgment can be blamed for injuries....

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Altitude Sickness

Altitude Sickness

What is Altitude Sickness? At higher altitudes, the pressure of the air around you (barometric pressure) decreases so there is less oxygen in surrounding air. People can live comfortably at moderately high altitudes, but the body must make some adjustments, and this...

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Winter Soup Recipes

Winter Soup Recipes

We're not particularly fond of the cold and frosty days that come with the winter months. We think the best way to combat this season is with hearty stews and soups! We've gathered a list of 7 great stews and soups to help fill you up, keep you warm and kick the...

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What Is Snow Blindness?

What Is Snow Blindness?

Winter is here! It is a great time to head to the mountains and enjoy all of the winter activities our beautiful state has to offer. While enjoying the outdoors, it is important to be aware of health hazards associated with the snow. Aside of the typical winter slips,...

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Avoid Winter Injuries

Avoid Winter Injuries

At Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine, we always want you to stay safe, no matter what season it is. In the winter months, we see a number of injuries from skiing and snowboarding, shoveling snow and even just slipping on ice. Check out the tips below to...

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Healthy Tailgating Foods

Healthy Tailgating Foods

It's football season! Between tailgates and superbowl parties, game day is rarely known as being a healthy event. A great way to try to bring nutrition back into game day is to cook your own healthy tailgating foods. Check out the recipes below for some tasty twists...

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Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

Healthy Fall Comfort Foods

For most, Fall means leaves changing, cooler weather, cozy nights and comfort food. While they are satisfying, many comfort foods are unfortunately, heavy and filled with extra fats and carbs. These kinds of foods are certainly OK every once in a while but regularly...

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Limiting Screen Time

Limiting Screen Time

Did you know the amount of time your child spends in front of a screen can affect both their mental and physical health? Making sure your child is only spending a healthy amount of time in front of the screen, and that they are viewing only quality content is very...

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Fall Foliage Hikes

Fall Foliage Hikes

Fall is here! That means the weather is starting to cool, the air is crisp and best of all, trees have started changing colors. Living in Colorado, we are fortunate enough to experience one of the most beautiful displays of fall foliage in the country! Now that it is...

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Healthy Sleeping Habits

Healthy Sleeping Habits

Healthy sleep habits can make a big difference in your quality of life. Having healthy sleeping habits is essential for a healthy and happy lifestyle. Try to practice the following habits, provided by the sleep foundation, on a consistent basis: Stick to a sleep...

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Healthy School Lunches

Healthy School Lunches

Sometimes, rather than spending the time to pack a lunch for your kids,  it is just easier to give them money for school lunch or for something from the local sandwich shop. But, as most know, easier doesn't always equal healthier. School lunches, while they have...

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Hikes For The Family

Hikes For The Family

With the weather slowly starting to cool, an excellent way to get out and enjoy the lower temps, is to hit the trails! There are so many great hikes in Colorado...too many to count! As most hikers know, some trails are a little more difficult than others, and there is...

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Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

Fall sports are in full swing! This is the time of year we, at Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine, usually start seeing A LOT of athletes coming in with sports injuries. While sports injuries are often preventable, sometimes accidents do happen. We know...

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What’s in Season?

What’s in Season?

Living in Colorado we have access to a wide variety of fresh produce, but sometimes it is difficult to keep track of what's in season. We’re here to help with that! We’ve made a chart of some of our favorite in-season fruits and veggies and we’ve explained a few of...

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Help End Distracted Driving

Help End Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), “in 2015 alone, 3,477 people were killed, and 391,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers.” This April, let’s educate...

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Donate Blood this January

Donate Blood this January

Our new year’s resolutions often look inward and focus on personal improvement. Lose weight. Exercise more. Get organized. But what if this year, we looked outward instead? How can we, as individuals, positively impact our communities in 2017? One simple way is to...

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How to Prevent Diabetes

How to Prevent Diabetes

Today, 1 in 11 Americans has diabetes, and an estimated 86 million more are at risk of developing it. The disease can cause serious health complications and is currently the 7th leading cause of death in the United States. In an effort to raise awareness and...

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Denver Post Business Q&A

Denver Post Business Q&A

Advanced Urgent Care & Occupational Medicine was recently featured in the Denver Post’s YourHub Business Profiles section! In the piece, Dr. Anthony Euser discusses his journey to becoming a Doctor and the principles that led him to open both Advanced Urgent Care...

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Flu Shots

Flu Shots

No Appointment Needed, Now Offering Flu Shots at our Brighton and Northglenn locations. Employers: Schedule On-site flu shots for your company. Contact Us » Stay healthy this winter, together! The Basics Everyone age 6 months and older needs to get a flu shot...

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