Blog Articles

Why Does Your Body Need Fluids?

People everywhere are getting the message — hydrate! You see them carrying around huge containers of H2O everywhere they go. But why? Keep reading to learn why drinking lots of water is a big deal.

Oct 11th, 2021
How to Prevent Recurrent UTIs

Once you’ve had a UTI, two things typically happen: you act quickly to get rid of it, and you usually get another a few months later. One UTI is bad enough, but if you’re prone to repeat infections, here are some tips to keep you in the clear.

Sep 14th, 2021
Everything You Need to Know About DOT Physical Exams

If your job involves driving a commercial motor vehicle, you'll be required to have a DOT physical exam to continue your line of work. Click here to learn what's involved with a DOT exam, why it's essential, and how to get one.

Jun 28th, 2021
Treatment Options for Sports Injuries

Touchdowns, runs, and goals make sports exciting, but there’s a downside — the myriad injuries inherent in sports competitions. If you get sidelined by an injury, here are the treatments that can get you back in the game.

May 6th, 2021
How To Stay Active With Asthma

The breathlessness of asthma can make you want to avoid exercise. But did you know that staying active can actually improve your asthma symptoms? Here’s how to keep moving and stay healthy.

Apr 10th, 2021
10 Signs That You're Dehydrated

When your body needs water, you get thirsty, but that’s not the only sign that you’re running low on H2O. Please find out the other ways your body lets you know you need a fill and why it’s so important.

Mar 21st, 2021
Are Your Vaccinations Up to Date?

Vaccines have wiped out many diseases throughout history, but the germs that caused them still lurk. If your vaccinations aren’t up to date, you could be at serious risk. Here’s what you need to know about your immunizations.

Feb 24th, 2021
What to Do About a Concussion

When cartoons get hit in the head, little stars circle above the dazed character. That’s not far from the truth. Head injuries — concussions — can make you see “stars,” confuse you, and make you nauseous. Here’s what to do.

Jan 1st, 2021
How (and Why) to Stay Hydrated Through the Winter

You might think that sweating through the summer poses the biggest threat to hydration, but the winter can leave you fighting the effects of dehydration as well. Here’s our advice on how to stay hydrated during the winter and why it’s so important.

Dec 1st, 2020
How is Pink Eye Treated?

Late nights, smoky rooms, and crying jags can all leave your eyes red and irritated. But when those symptoms won’t go away or worsen, it might be pink eye, which is highly contagious. Here’s how to treat it.

Nov 1st, 2020
Signs of an Infected Cut

The slip of a kitchen knife, a bad fall — any accident can cause a cut. And the pain is bad enough, but if you get an infection, too, the complications can become severe. Find out how to spot the signs of trouble.

Oct 7th, 2020
When Should I Go to Urgent Care?

When you’re sick or in pain, you weigh your options: Treatment at home isn’t working, but it’s not quite an emergency, so what do you do? Maybe it’s a case for urgent care, a great way to bridge the health care gap.

Sep 8th, 2020
Allergies vs. Sinusitis: How to Tell the Difference

A stuffy nose can mean anything: a cold, allergies, sinusitis, or a structural problem, so how do you know what you have? Here are some key differences to help you identify your affliction and treat it right.

Aug 17th, 2020
5 Common Sports Injuries

To avoid a tackle, you plant and pivot. To score a run, you slide and collide. No matter what sport you play, you run the risk of injury, so it’s best to know what to do and where to go if you end up on the DL.

Jul 22nd, 2020
Concussion Signs — Don't Wait to Get Treatment

You bumped your head pretty hard but didn’t want to rush to the doctor for no reason. Then you start to wonder: Is my headache normal? What if I feel fine? Learn how to spot signs of a concussion and what happens if you wait too long to seek care.

May 20th, 2020
Colds vs. Flu in Kids

When your child is sick, nothing else matters, and all you want to do is help them get well. Sometimes symptoms overlap, and it’s hard to know if they have a cold or the flu. Here’s how to tell the difference.

Apr 21st, 2020
How to Prepare for Your Immigration Physical

Moving to the United States can be a long process. When it comes to your immigration physical, choose a medical office with an authorized service provider for the care you need.

Dec 6th, 2019
The Most Common Injuries Around the Holidays

Thinking you’re safe from injuries this holiday season because you’re having a nice “quiet” celebration this year? Think again. Most holiday injuries are actually caused by relatively “safe” activities!

Nov 1st, 2019
WiseCare: Not Your Typical Urgent Care!

Besides that, we are here every day to offer urgent care, physicals, vaccinations, x-rays, and in-house lab testing because we know you want to get your results quickly and begin feeling better as soon as possible.

Dec 6th, 2019
How to Choose a Pediatric Provider

This information is intended for new parents, and parents who recently moved into Anne Arundel County and are searching for a pediatric provider. Depending on the needs of your child, you can expect to be in the pediatrician’s office many times.

Jul 26th, 2019
July is UV Safety Month: How to Stay Healthy This Summer

Summer is the perfect time to remind our patients and the overall community about the dangers of exposure to ultraviolet (UV) radiation, and how to protect yourself in the sun.  – Dr. Wiesman, WiseCare Founder & CEO

Jul 2nd, 2019
Sports Physicals: Importance & Timeliness

Our WiseCare medical experts explain why sports physicals are so important for your student athlete, and why it’s smart to get them done sooner than later.

May 15th, 2019
Allergies Vs. Asthma: Risks & Avoidance Tips

Our WiseCare experts are your dedicated healthcare partners in the battle with asthma and allergies. Read on to learn the difference between asthma and allergies, the links between them, and what you can do to now that the peak season is here.

May 13th, 2019
WiseCare Patient Alert – Measles Cases & Outbreak 2018

Measles cases and “Outbreak 2018” is currently in the news as 11 states have been affected thus far: Arkansas, California, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Michigan, New York, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, and Texas.

Apr 29th, 2019
What Makes WiseCare Different?

We are quite proud of what makes WiseCare different. Our Severna Park and Pasadena premier medical centers offer a vast array of services not typically offered by other urgent care centers in the area.

Dec 30th, 2018
Overuse of Antibiotics: Side Effects & Resistance

Overuse of Antibiotics is a concern for many providers in our community. It is important to understand that antibiotics are not effective for the common cold, which is viral for the vast majority of people suffering.

Dec 29th, 2018