In and Out Express Care Blog

Water Safety and Drowning

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, July 04, 2018
10 people drown in the United States every day. Summer is a great time to relax at the beach or pool but water safety is an important issue often forgotten. Drowning is a leading cause of death for children 1-4 years old. Tragedy recently struck Olympic skier Bode Miller’s 3 year old daughter. She drowned in the pool while at a family get together. These tragedies can be prevented i ..

Protect Yourself from Ticks and Lyme Disease

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Wednesday, June 20, 2018
When warm weather abounds, unfortunately so do ticks. These pesky little insects are easy to pick up in tall grass and shady moist areas at ground level. They will also cling to shrubs and brush looking to hitch a ride on an unsuspecting person or animal. They have also been known to be found in gardens, lawns and at the edge of woody areas. There are more than 200,000 cases of Lyme Dise ..

Give open water swimming a try!

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Tuesday, June 05, 2018
For some triathletes, the swim is an obstacle. For others, the swim is a time for them to shine in a triathlon. They are in their element when in the open water. When you think about swimming, what is the first thing that pops into your head? For most people, images of a pool with crystal blue water comes to mind. However, if they’ve grown up swimming on a competitive team, it&rsquo ..

The dangers of excess sun exposure and oxybenzone in sunscreens

By Dana MacCorquodale | Published Monday, May 07, 2018
In and Out Express Care cares about it's patients' health and well being! We strive to give our patients health information that is on the cutting edge. This is one way we provide simply better urgent care. As summer approaches, In and Out Express Care advises everyone to be aware of the dangers of sun overexposure and oxybenzone/octinoxate in sunscreens. Athletes who train outside dai ..