Sleep Better, Live Better

Sleeping is an essential aspect of maintaining good health, yet it is often disregarded and not given the priority it deserves. How can prioritizing sleep enhance your overall well-being?

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Healthy Living

New Year New You! We need more than motivation to accomplish new goals this year. Mental Health is a big part of that, as well as other health choices we must make to live a better life. Take 4 minutes of your time to see how you can enjoy a healthy living…

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Moms worry about their child getting RSV, what are they symptoms and what should they do?

How Bad Is RSV

RSV has been on the rise this winter. This 5 min blog will help you understand better what is RSV and how to prevent it.

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Woman with Constipation

How to Find Relief from Constipation

Constipation is a problem that many are too embarrassed to talk about but it affects roughly 16% of all American adults and nearly a third of seniors over 60 according to a 2013 survey. Constipation is when bowel movements are hard to pass but you can also be considered constipated if you have less than three a week. Here are some tips to help you avoid and find relief from constipation.

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Tips for Safe Snow Shoveling

Removing snow is a nuisance we all deal with in Nebraska. While snowblowers and vehicle-mounted plows can make this job much easier, most will be using simple shovels. This physical excursion used to clear sidewalks and driveways can lead to injuries if not careful. Here are some shoveling safety tips to keep you safe and healthy.

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Woman bundled up on couch because power is out.

Tips for Staying Warm When the Heat or Power is Out

No home or apartment is immune to the power cutting out, especially during winter storms. Your furnace may also break down on a frigid day, and you may not be able to get it repaired right away. Obviously, dressing in layers to keep warm helps, but there are more things you can do to keep warm until you get your heat back. Here are some tips.

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Family Ready for Thanksgiving Dinner

Tips to Avoid Holiday Food Poisoning

A major aspect of any holiday is the feasts, both large and small, with family and friends. With so many coming together to eat, here are some tips so you don’t ruin your holidays by getting yourself and your guests sick with food poisoning.

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Woman with a Fever

The Flu vs COVID-19

As we enter flu season during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is important to understand the similarities and differences between the two. While they may be caused by two different virus strains, each can bring on similar symptoms including…

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Woman Cooling Off with Fan

Keeping Cool When Your AC Breaks Down

Air conditioning is a great tool for finding relief from scortching summer temperatures. AC units sometimes fail and you may find yourself needing to cool off without one. In sweltering temperatures you have to watch out for heat exaustion and if your body temperature continues to rise you can suffer from a life-threatening heatstroke. So what should you do to cool off when you cannot rely on AC?

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Preventing West Nile Virus

West Nile Virus: What You Need to Know

As the warmer weather in Nebraska finally arrives, so does the annual re-emergence of a common summer-time pest; the mosquito. While being a nuisance in general, mosquitoes harbor other dangers, mainly in the form of transmittable diseases…

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Woman Dressed Warm for Winter

Tips for Cold-Weather Skin Care

There are a lot of things people love about the fall and winter months but dry, itchy, cracked, and bleeding skin is not one of them. Here are some tips to keep your skin happy and healthy during the colder fall and winter months…

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Curbside COVID Testing

COVID-19 Testing FAQ: What You Need to Know

Knowing that you may have COVID-19 or have come into contact with someone how may have it is a stressful feeling. We understand that you want to know your status as soon as possible which is why we offer both rapid and send-out COVID-19 tests…

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Jack-O-Lantern Wearing Mask

Celebrating Halloween During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has put a wrench in many holiday plans throughout the year and Halloween is no different. Many of the typical traditions practiced on the last day of October will have to be adjusted to keep social distancing in mind. How different should Halloween be this year? How can you celebrate while staying safe and healthy?

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Plantar Wart on Foot

What’s the Deal with Warts?

There is an old myth that if you touch a toad, it will give you warts. Of course, this is false, but it may have started from just trying to understand where warts…

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Pregnant Woman with Heart Burn

Tips for Avoiding Acid Reflux and Heartburn

Acid reflux, which causes the more widely known condition called heartburn, is incredibly common. According to the American College of Gastroenterology, over 60 million Americans will suffer from heartburn every month…

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Woman experiencing stomach pain

Preventing the Pain of Kidney Stones

Even if you have never experienced one, just about everyone has heard of kidney stones. In fact, studies have suggested that one in eleven people in the United States have suffered from the pain they cause…

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Woman Worried in Bed

Should I Go to the ER or Urgent Care?

Unfortunately, illnesses and injuries can happen at the least convenient times…like the evening or weekend when your doctor’s office is closed. Or, maybe you’re not feeling well but you can’t get in to see your doctor for several days…

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High School Volleyball Players

*UPDATED* COVID-19 & Student-Athletes in the Coming School Year

Every year, student athletes in Nebraska are required to have completed a Preparticipation Physical Evaluation (PPE) to be eligible for team sports in the coming year. For Nebraska School Activities Association (NSAA) member schools, the requirements will be different for the coming 2020-2021 seasons due to COVID-19 precautions…

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Woman Sleeping

Are You Getting Enough Sleep?

Sleep is so important to our physical and mental health that we spend roughly a third of our life doing it. Yet with the conveniences of our modern age, it always seems like there is not enough time in the day to get everything done. It becomes tempting to fight back the yawns and press forward. Staying up late now and then never hurt anyone, right?

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Woman Gardening

Yard Work Safety Tips

All people see yard work differently. Some may see it as a relaxing hobby while others see it as just a set of chores. No matter how you see it…

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Man with Wrist Pain

Preventing Gout Flare-Ups

Gout is an incredibly painful type of arthritis. Often caused by dietary choices, gout occurs when your uric acid levels in your blood grow faster than your body can…

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Woman Relaxing

Treating and Preventing UTIs

Urinary tract infections, more commonly known as UTI’s, are incredibly common in the US and will be the reason for more than 8 million medical visits per year. UTI’s are…

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Girl with Nosebleed

Treating and Preventing Nosebleeds

Nosebleeds are a common annoyance that many have to deal with at least once in their lives. There are many factors that can cause a nosebleed including dry air, nose-picking, allergies, injury…

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Woman Working with Hard Hat

Tips for Staying Healthy at Work

As adults, we spend a lot of our life in the workplace. Whether that is in an office, construction site, store, or even from home, there are many opportunities to get sick or injured…

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Woman with Bad Cough from the Flu

Misconceptions About Flu Symptoms

With the flu season upon us, it’s helpful to look at some of the misconceptions surrounding the influenza virus. Confusion over the flu and its symptoms is more widespread than you would think.

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Woman Suffering from the Flu

Preventing the Spread of the Flu

As most people are aware, we are currently in the midst of influenza season in Nebraska. Are you one of the many experiencing high fevers, cough, body aches, headache, runny nose or a sore throat?

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How to Spot a Concussion

With any sport (as well as any physical activity) comes the risk of concussions. A concussion is caused by an impact to your brain from a high-speed collision. Sometimes it can be hard to tell if someone has a concussion right away but the signs are there…

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4 Reasons to Get a Flu Shot

Autumn is known for cooler weather, falling leaves, and football Saturdays, among others. It is also the beginning of flu season. The best way to protect yourself (and others) from influenza is by getting your yearly flu shot…

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The Pain of Ankle Sprains

During any sports season, a common injury seen by athletes is ankle sprains. This occurs when your ankle moves too far in one direction, stretching or possibly tearing part of your ligaments which help keep your ankle in place…

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Beating the Heat and Heatstrokes

With warmer weather during the summer, Heatstroke is something to always be aware of. Heatstroke occurs when your body temperature increases to a point that your body is unable to cool itself down…

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Wait… There are Summer Colds?

Feeling crummy? Nasal congestion, runny nose, sore throat, body aches, sneezing, coughing and have a headache? Despite being the middle of July, you are likely suffering from the common cold…

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Applying Bug Bites

Dealing with Bug Bites

Consistent warmer weather is fast approaching, and all the little critters are about to come out of their winter hiding. They are at best annoying and sometimes downright dangerous at others…

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Boy Excited for Summer

Summer Camp Essentials

School is out for the summer which means kids’ camps are right around the corner. Before you send your little ones out for a week of campfires, crafts, and fun in the sun, make sure to send them off with the essentials to keep them healthy throughout the week.

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Man with Pink Eye

Looking Out for Pink Eye

“Pink eye” Is a general term used for when your eye gets red, called conjunctivitis. Inflammation occurs in the blood vessels in the conjunctiva part of your eye…

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Child with Red Cheeks

What is Fifth Disease?

Fifth disease, or, academically known as Erythema infectiosum, is a mild rash illness that mostly affects children. The name comes from it being the fifth of five viral rash diseases seen in childhood…

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Measles Virus

The Spread of Measles

The Spread of Measles
Lately, the spread of measles has been in the news as more and more confirmed cases emerge. The CDC reports that as of March 28th, 2019, there has already been more confirmed cases in the US than was seen in the entirety of 2018…

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Common Wrestling Skin Conditions

During the winter months, as children engage in indoor sports and play, you might notice the spread of rashes and other skin infections increase. While rarely serious, these illnesses can prove to be both annoying and painful.

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Toddler Coughing from RSV

RSV: What to Know

Your child isn’t feeling well and while it may seem like a run-of-the-mill cold, it could be something much worse – respiratory syncytial virus, or RSV for short. We are officially in the season when the virus rears its ugly head more often so it is important to know what it is and what warning signs to look for.

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Holiday Travel Tips - Family in an Airport

Staying Healthy During Holiday Travel

The holidays are upon us and, with that, traveling and being in close quarters is a common occurrence. Below is a quick list of a few helpful travel tips so you can stay healthy and safe this holiday season…

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Man with Sinus infection

Sinus Infections: Finding Relief

Sinusitis, or “sinus infections”, are a common illness that can occur anytime of the year but is more prevalent in the colder fall and winter months. The term sinus refers to the hollow areas in your facial bones that normally help produce mucus…

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Teen Having Throat Examined

Strep Throat: A Common Pain

I feel like I am swallowing razor blades.

While there can be many causes of a sore throat, one of the most common reasons is strep throat or just ‘strep’ for short. The CDC reports that there are millions of cases every year…

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Arm with Shingles

The Discomfort of Shingles

While most people are acquainted with the childhood disease known as chickenpox, there are fewer people who are familiar with its grown-up sibling, shingles. Shingles is an ailment that only presents in patients who have already had chickenpox or received the chickenpox vaccine…

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The Annoyance of Head Lice

Fall is almost in full swing, and along with the friends your kids are bringing home after school, some more unwelcome house guests might be brought along as well – head lice…

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Child suffering from Croup

Croup: What to Know

Is that a seal in your house, or is it just your child coughing from the other room? If you’re hearing some unusual barking, it may be possible that your little one has contracted the common illness croup…

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Do You Know How to Spot Poison Ivy?

When the weather gets warmer, it’s easy to find yourself craving an adventure outdoors. Whether for work or play, the sunshine and warm air call for us to join them outside even on some of the hottest days…

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Don’t Let Swimmer’s Ear Ruin Your Summer

As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, swimming becomes a favorite pastime in many American households. While out enjoying the pool, though, don’t get caught off guard by one of the summer’s many woes, Otitis Externa, or more commonly known as, Swimmer’s Ear…

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Sure Feels Good to Soak Up the Sun

It sure feels good to soak up the sun’s rays at the pool while you’re working on that summer tan. Most of us are aware of the potential risk of skin cancer with sun exposure but did you know that the sun causes most of the wrinkles and age spots on our faces too?

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‘Tis the Season to be Snotty

Tis the season to be snotty, itchy and sneezy. Spring is in the air, literally. This time of year as the weather warms up, the airborne pollen send allergen levels through the roof…

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Upper Respiratory Infections- Symptoms and Treatment

Upper respiratory infections (URI) are the most common reason for urgent care visits and a big reason most of us have to call in sick to work. URIs cause inflammation of the upper respiratory tract and are also known as a cold, sinus infection, or sore throat…

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Influenza has Arrived In Full Force

Influenza season is here, as we have had confirmed positive cases at our clinics. Influenza is an upper respiratory virus that commonly causes fever, chills, cough, and other cold-like symptoms…

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Twin Rivers Urgent Care offers convenient, quality healthcare when you need it most. We’re open for walk-in service seven days a week with extended hours, to get you in and out quickly. Our medical team is ready to focus on you – whether it’s a cold or flu, a strain or sprain, or something more complicated.

For a serious condition, stroke or stroke-like symptoms, chest pain or heart attack symptoms, severe bleeding, head trauma with loss of consciousness or other major trauma-go directly to the nearest Emergency Room.

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