The Top Horseback Riding Safety Tips

If you’re lucky enough to know what it’s like to fly through a field, wind in your hair, with a 1,000-pound animal carrying you like you’re light as a feather, then you know the appeal of horseback riding. After all, there’s nothing that gets as close to the feeling of flying as galloping on horseback. … Continued

UTIs in Men 101: The Top Signs You Have a UTI

When most people think of UTIs, they think of women. But the truth is, men can get UTIs too. UTIs, or Urinary Tract Infections, also known as bladder infections, can cause many painful and unpleasant symptoms. UTIs are not something to mess around with as they can lead to other infections outside of the bladder … Continued

Cold vs Flu: What’s the Difference?

Sneezing, stuffy nose, and sore throat? Is it a cold or the flu? It can be hard to tell the difference since both share similar symptoms. But with 12,000 to 79,000 flu-related deaths every year, recognizing cold vs. flu symptoms can be the difference between life and death. Want to know how to tell the … Continued

Splinter Removal 101: When to DIY and When to Go for Urgent Care

Splinters are perhaps the common cold of injuries. Most people throughout their lifetime will have a few experiences with a foreign object embedded underneath their skin. Despite a widely believed assumption, splinters are not just the pieces of wood children gets stuck with running their fingers over an old banister. A splinter can refer to … Continued

5 of the Biggest Reasons Parents Take Their Children to Urgent Care

When you get sick, it’s normal to wait as long as possible before going to urgent care. But, when your kids are sick, that’s a different story. Children’s immune systems aren’t as strong as adults’, so it’s important to get them help before their sickness gets worse. That’s where Oxford Urgent Care comes in. We help children that … Continued

What to Do If You Suspect You Have Food Poisoning

All it takes it one instance of food poisoning, and you practically become an expert in spotting it. You know the telltale signs: vomiting, diarrhea, and extreme stomach cramps. While these are only a few of the symptoms you may encounter, they’re some of the most common signs of a classic case of food poisoning. … Continued