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Ear Infections

Many of us at some point in our lives have experienced the annoying, painful symptoms of an ear infection.


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Treat Your Heart Right

Treat Your Heart Right

Come into Cure Urgent Care anytime during February, 2016, National Heart Month, and get a
Free Healthy Heart Assessment


There are many controllable risk factors which can reduce your chances of developing cardiovascular disease, including stroke and diabetes. The Cure Healthy Heart Assessment is available to anyone 18 or older who does not already have heart disease or diabetes. Heart disease is the #1 cause of death in the United States, and hypertension specifically is called "the silent killer" because it can last inside your body for years, waiting to strike. 

Cure can't make the necessary changes for you, but we can let you know if you are on the right track, and help evaluate your risk factors. Your free Healthy Heart Assessment includes;
  • BMI measurement
  • Blood pressure screen
  • EKG
  • Evaluation of diet and heart disease risk factors
And it can all be completed in under 30 minutes Did we mention that it's FREE?

Walk into any of our Cure Urgent Care facilities at your convenience

or visit our homepage to make an appointment online.


We'll get you in and out quickly, and give you a chance to check out our hospitality.


*Additional services requested would be charged at regular rate, or billed to your insurance, as required.


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Pediatrics at Cure Urgent Care

Our services are not limited to adults; in fact, we cater to your pediatric needs as well.


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The Right Doctor for You

Your health is important, and so is making sure that you have a trusting and confident relationship with your healthcare provider.  While finding a new doctor may be a hassle, it is imperative that the person who is helping you make your medical decisions is someone that you feel comfortable with. “The most obvious reason to find a new doctor is when your relationship with your physician doesn’t feel right,” says Dr. Jake Deutsch, medical director and founder of CURE Urgent Care. “No matter how good your doctor is on paper, not having a sense of complete trust in them is reason to start looking for a new doc.”

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How Do X-Rays Work?

No matter how many times we’ve come across an x-ray image, most of us are still wildly fascinated with the results! Without having to surgically open our skin to seek the bones within, we can get a glimpse into the inner workings of our bodies and still come out of the procedure without feeling any difference at all. How do x-rays have such fascinating results, and how does x-ray imaging work in the first place?




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What is Tetanus?

At Cure Urgent Care, we vaccinate for Tetanus as well as a variety of other illnesses. We’ve probably all heard of Tetanus and have a basic understanding of how one can acquire it as well as what to look out for. With less than 20,000 cases of Tetanus in the US every year, this illness is fortunately falling out of popularity. The downside is that folks may become less aware of the symptoms and importance of getting vaccinated for Tetanus in the first place! Here’s what you need to know about Tetanus.


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Coping with Bronchitis

Colds and other respiratory infections can be a nuisance, but many times these infections can persist and cause more serious symptoms to start to appear. When the lining of your bronchial tubes - the tubes which carry air to your lungs - become inflamed, bronchitis can take hold. While many will experience an acute case of bronchitis in their lifetime, many may also suffer from chronic bronchitis (which is more serious and is more likely to impact smokers). Let’s take a look at some of the symptoms as well as how you can cope if you come down with a case of bronchitis.

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Rethink Drinking: 5 Tips for Keeping Alcohol Use to a Minimum

Warmer weather means more people are out and about, and typically we see a rise in alcohol use during these time periods as well. With more daylight and more comfortable summer settings, many choose to cool off with a frosted alcoholic beverage - or two. At Cure Urgent Care, we see many people for alcohol-related illnesses such as hangovers, and we even have many new and modern ways of helping sufferers cope with the symptoms (IV therapy, anyone?!). But here are some tips to cutting down on your alcohol use with the hopes of having a more comfortable morning after.



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Fingernail Injuries

At Cure Urgent Care, we’re equipped to handle a wide range of fingernail injuries.


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Mononucleosis: More Than Just "The Kissing Disease"

Mononucleosis has been dubbed ‘The Kissing Disease’, but there’s more to it than it’s anecdotal nickname.


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Caring for Seniors

At Cure Urgent Care, we understand that there’s a wide range of ages when it comes to health care needs, and senior citizens may have a unique set of requirements. Our goal is to cater to everyone who steps foot in our front doors to the best of our ability, and that care extends to our senior citizens.


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Sunburns

Spring is right around the corner, and warmer weather means more outdoor activity. For many, this year will bring with it bouts of sunburn, despite health warnings.


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Vaccinating for Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B is a well-known infection by many, but only by name and general characteristics. Fortunately, many of us get vaccinated for Hep B, alleviating the immediate need to understand fully the implications of how one can transmit the infection and the complications therein.


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HIV Testing

With another World AIDS Day having come and gone (December 1), we’re again reminded about the importance of HIV awareness. The risk is not knowing - and we can perform HIV testing for you. 

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Migraines

Many of us have suffered from a headache at some point in our lives, but some have probably felt the debilitating symptoms of migraines. Migraines have symptoms that mimic a headache but are more severe, typically leaving the sufferer with no choice but to shut themselves in a dark room away from noises and distractions until the pain subsides.


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Broken Bones, Sprains, and Strains

At Cure Urgent Care, we treat a wide variety of illnesses and ailments. Many in their lifetime will suffer the pain of broken bones, sprains, and strains. Fortunately, we see patients and can diagnose and treat many of these injuries!

ice pack on ankle

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Lyme Disease: What You Need to Know

At Cure Urgent Care, we can conduct Lyme Disease screenings to diagnose whether or not your symptoms may fall within parameters! Here’s a little info on what you need to know about Lyme Disease.


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Advances in Migraine Treatments

We recently blogged about migraines and their debilitating symptoms. Now, there’s a new class of drugs aimed at preventing migraines before they start!


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Urgent Care Basics

The urgent care practice is filled with jargon - urgent care, immediate care, walk-in care - and, chances are, you’ve seen any combination or interpretation of these labels at some point. Cure Urgent Care is but one of these facilities, and founder Dr. Jake Deutsch is here to take you back to the basics of urgent care and what it all means.

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National Diabetes Awareness Month

November is National Diabetes Awareness month, so let’s take a closer look at diabetes, the symptoms, and how it’s treated.

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About

Cure Urgent Care fills the gap between spending hours at the emergency room and waiting for days to see your doctor. You can walk in to a conveniently located Cure center 365 days a year, with no appointment necessary, and find board-certified physicians who are ready to treat you with the utmost skill. Cure offers extended hours and top-of-the-line equipment, including on-site digital x-ray equipment, comprehensive laboratory services and pharmacies at most locations.

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