What Causes Blood in Urine?

No one likes to have a reason for making a last-minute appointment with a doctor. Unfortunately, if you’ve recently noticed blood in your urine, the need to determine the causes might just make a doctor’s visit an inescapable fact, especially if it’s persistent. Most of what causes blood in urine is relatively harmless, but it…

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What Is Acute Care?

Most people don’t know what the term “acute care” means, and with good reason. Unless they’re in the medical field, they don’t have a need for knowing what it is; but when you’re seeking out medical care in an urgent situation, you might start wondering what is acute care and where do I find it? …

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Teens & Drugs – Don’t Wait Until it’s Too Late

Have the Talk It’s so important to keep the lines of communication open with your teens. Talk to your teens about drugs and what can happen when things get out of control. Know the Signs Poor academic performance Missing school Getting into trouble at school Becoming defiant Increased illegal behavior Decreased interest in activities Changing…

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Are Employee Health Benefits Taxable?

As with anything that deals with taxes, the issue of offering health benefits raises a great deal of questions for many people, not the least of which – especially for small business owners – is: Are employee health benefits taxable? It’s an important question, and it’s an important one to get right, because incorrect filing…

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Understanding DOT Blood Pressure Guidelines

Driving a commercial vehicle is a great responsibility, and one that certainly comes with a number of considerations that determine which individuals can properly handle that responsibility. For that reason, the DOT requires all applicants for DOT licenses pass various tests and undergo certain health evaluations before being granted their card.  Running the Numbers Blood…

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Don’t Spread the Love!

How hard is it to arrange an STD test? Getting an STD test is easy at ProHealth. For most tests, you don’t need a doctor’s note or even an appointment. If you are experiencing symptoms of an STD or believe you have been exposed to one, visit one of our walk-in clinics or lab work…

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The DOT Isn’t Jokin’ About Transportation Employees Tokin’

No marijuana for DOT employees

If you are a DOT employee, don’t get “toked up” just yet about the legalization of medical and recreational marijuana initiatives.  The Department of Transportation’s Drug and Alcohol Testing Regulation (49 CFR Part 40) does not authorize the use of Schedule I drugs, which include marijuana, for any reason by safety-sensitive transportation employees, such as:

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Walk-in Clinic vs. ER ~ Know Where to Go

Everyone knows that sometimes an emergency room visit is not the fastest or most cost-effective choice when you need immediate care, and it can take days or weeks to get in to see a primary care physician. ProHealth has two walk-in clinics in Pensacola and Gulf Breeze that can provide you with the care you…

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How Do I Know If I Have an STD?

Don’t Spread the Love! How do I know if I have an STD?  Sexually transmitted diseases – or STDs, as they’re more commonly known – are a serious matter that should never be left untreated. They’re also alarmingly common, which means that they spread at an equally alarming rate, especially when they’ve gone undetected. If…

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